Shanghai celebrated National Maritime Day on Wednesday. Tourists were able to visit a modern ship and learned about operations. （Photo: Xinhua）
National Maritime Day commemorates the first voyage of Zheng He, a famed mariner, explorer, and fleet admiral during the Ming Dynasty.
The exhibition highlights Shanghai as a world-class shipping center. In recent years, Shanghai has rapidly developed its shipping industry.
Children can try out telescopes and ship controls. The exhibition encourages young people to make a career in the boating industry.
Children try out the steering wheel of the ship.
(Compiled by Wang Zitong)