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The Bund, Shanghai, China

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Distance from city center: 33.8mi
tibi60's pictureby tibi60 Sightseeing travel tip
added on the 18th of October, 2010
The area around Huangpu river is where you can find several of the most interesting attractions in Shanghai. The Bund, as the waterfront is called, has been one of the main symbols of Shanghai for quite some time. It stretches from Waibaidu Bridge to Nanpu Bridge, it is a great place for an afternoon walk, especially if you like architecture.

The buildings lined along the Bund are built in different architectural styles: Gothic, Renaissance, Classic and Roman. This eclectic combination of mostly European styles give the Bund and international feel, and it seems like an exhibition of European architecture rather than a part of Shanghai.

Another landmark that you can find here is the Lover's Wall, a long flood prevention wall that has been considered the most romantic place in Shanghai in the past.

Zhongshan Rd, Jinshan, Shanghai, China

Nanjing RoadOriental Pearl Tower

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