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The Bund (Wai Tan)

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Address: Zhongshan East 1st Road, Shanghai, China
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
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This is a designated section of Shanghai’s port along the Huang Pu River...

This is a designated section of Shanghai’s port along the Huang Pu River lined with beautiful neo-classical buildings and a waterfront promenade that is packed with tourists, locals and street sellers.

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Private Shanghai Day Tour: Jewish Refugees Culture And The Bund Architectural...
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Evening Shanghai City Tour with River Cruise
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Vista sobre o centro financeiro e Rio Hungpu

Is a observatory by Hungpu River at the end of Naijing Road (one of the largest shopping streets in the world). View of Shanghai Financial Center. It has attractions and in the... read more

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Is a observatory by Hungpu River at the end of Naijing Road (one of the largest shopping streets in the world). View of Shanghai Financial Center. It has attractions and in the end you have the Buddha monument. On the other side you have the monument to the People Heroe of China. To the center you have the statue of... More 

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Perth, Australia
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A classic place to view the river and its array of new and old buildings. Interesting to see the Chinese have their flags on the old buildings to reinforce their ownership of them when the French and English left.

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Everyone enjoys something for free and this view is amazing! I recommend seeing it during the day, grabbing dinner and returning for the evening lights. Well worth a peek while in Shanghai.

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it is very easy to walk this promenade. for locals it is a place to see and be seen. the view of the financial district are impressive day or night. the night light show on the skyscrapers are not to be missed.

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Shanghai, China
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This is a must see while visiting Shanghai . It offers spectacular views of the Pudong Skyline which Shanghai has become synonymous with . No bikes allows .

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Bunbury, Australia
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We took a walk along Nanjing Rd and at the end was the river and The Bund. There were so many people around. The view was beautiful and can imagine it stunning at night.

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It was my first visit in shanghai and all were recommended to visit this place. After seeing the bund, my feeling was great. It is a must see place at shanghai.

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Cabanatuan City, Philippines
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It's so nice to walk on a cool, sunny day along The Bund. Your eyes will feast on multicolored flowers, magnificent buildings and an enchanting river among others. You will really enjoy taking pictures while strolling here. I would love to spend more time here if given the chance.

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Montreux, Switzerland
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We made a dinner reservation for our first night in Shanghai at the Bund. This is an area of colonial style architecture, consisting of banks, restaurants, bars and hotels. The Bund provides an amazing view of the city's financial district on the other side of the Yangste river, a truly amazing sight at night of tall skyscrapers and multicoloured lights.... More 

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Riverside show you the wonderful modern city of Shanghai, known as the background on a film, and you can see the well known icon of Shanghai, Pearl TV tower. Recommended for photographers.

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The Bund
While there are certainly many other “bunds” in the world, “the Bund” refers to Shanghai’s famous waterfront. The area’s Gothic, Art Deco and Beaux Arts monoliths were built when it was part of the Shanghai International Settlement run by the British and Americans. The atmosphere of colonial-era luxury has endured over time and is now found in the five-star hotels, luxury brand boutiques and expensive restaurants that can be found within the historic buildings. A cultural center has built up away from the water and some of Shanghai’s best art galleries and museums are housed close to the Bund. Nighttime views of Pudong and the rest of the city also make for a great backdrop at the many rooftop clubs.
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