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Address: Sheshan Town, Songjiang District, Shanghai 201600, China
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It is certainly steep but the walk is nice and there is a Catholic Basilica and astronomy museum at the top.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 7 October 2016
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Tampere, Finland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

A very special park with astronomy museum and an observatory, A Catholic Basilica high up on the hill and a bamboo forest worth taking a walk.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

It is certainly steep but the walk is nice and there is a Catholic Basilica and astronomy museum at the top.

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Lagos, Nigeria
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

Sheshan Forest Park is a relatively small park surrounding the Sheshan mountain (hill). It has well kept parts and it seemed there were lots of guides around the day I went. The Sheshan Catholic Basilica (a national monument) is at the top of this hill, while the Astronomical Observatory is on the hillside. You will find lots of people, mainly... More 

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Thank Jydeoo
Shanghai Region, China
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2016

Great spot to take the kids for a half-day trip. 3 hours walking around two little hills (about 80m vertical accent from parking lot to summit). No actual paths, just paved walkways. Wasn't too crowded when I went. Not something to do unless you live in Shanghai and looking for convenient ways to escape the urban jungle in my opinion.

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Thank KyleAZAdventurer
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52 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2015

Sheshan is a small hill in the songjiang district of shanghai with a church and short board walk on top. While the hill is a little underwhelming there is plenty to do in the area including a botanical garden, happy valley amusement park and Thames town. So definitely make a day of visiting this area but if you only come... More 

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Thank Dan H
Shanghai, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2015

Visited during weekend and while there were fairly much people wouldn't say that it was too crowded & some of the pathways like the wooden plank way from West gate to the South gate was very quiet and offered forest views which are so rare in Shanghai overall. Recommend visiting the hill top astronomic museum (entrance 12 RMB) too as... More 

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Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2015

If you live in Shanghai, have a free weekend with nothing to do, and the weather is favourable, a brisk walk up Sheshan is a nice morning activity for you. An hour's drive from the city, I got to the North Entrance just before opening time on a Sunday (8 am). Entrance is free - you need to pick up... More 

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Shanghai, China
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2014

The view on the top of this mountain is very good except for the many day's were the air pollution is very high, there is litter everywhere you go, people just leave there bottles on the floor even if there is a bin beside them. There used to be an amazing bamboo made park which had tons of obstacle courses... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2013 via mobile

Bored with all this mass of people and noisy environment? understand. If you think u can escape from it... No way. This unique hill is a landmark, it is a short exercise to climb it on rather well maintained walkways. On top of is there is a neogothic church, closed, for renovation. Maybe. The view is nice. But ... Your... More 

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North China
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2013

Well, in Shanghai you are always happy to be in the greens, no? Here a nice forrest is an exception, in Europe we are used to it. A bit artificial for my taste, but green is green!

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