Here is a list of Shanghai Online Maps.
There is only image, with no road and map information. It is very useful if you know an area well, and want to see the details (buildings, streets), but not useful for a stranger to find the right road to take.
Move the needle on the left side to zoom in. It only has Chinese version. The data is powered by mapabc.com
The head to head competitor of Mapabc is mapbar.com. It is widely used by other Chinese local website. Check this sample page. For me, it has better functions, and more accurate data.
As I just mentioned, it has exactly the same data as Google China. However, they still uses the Java technology, and requires browsers to have Java installed. So I don’t use it.
eDushi has a visionary idea – to draw 3-D map of all major cities. They have completed Hangzhou, Shanghai, Qingdao, Shenzhen, Wenzhou, Xi’an, Changsha, Guangzhou, Chengdu, and many other cities. All the buildings were drawn by hand! What an effort!
Real photo based map.
Hehe. Didn’t forget to mention my little map view. It is just a simple application with no map data. So… Just for fun…
Above are all the major map providers on the market I am familiar with. For English maps? I don’t see any really good one yet.
Updated with kind notification of Fenng.