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Shanghai Municipality

China's finanical centre. Shanghai is 1325km from Beijing.

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Huangpu District

Location:
Within Puxi, downtown Shanghai
Travel Information:
2hours 10mins from Beijing by air
Honours:
Historical and Cultural City

The Bund Huangpu Park Monument to the People's Heroes

The monument is within Huangpu Park at the confluence of Suzhou Creek and Huangpu River. It was built in 1993 to commenemorate heroes who lost their lives to liberate Shanghai since 1840.

Huangpu The Bund Statue of Chen Yi

The statue of Chen Yi in Chen Yi Square. Chen Yi was the first mayor of Shanghai.

The Bund

Historic buildings along the Huangpu River in the former International Settlement. Between late 19th to early 20th century, the Bund was East Asia's finanical hub.

The Bund

The Bund is 1.5 km long with Huangpu River on one side and the historic buildings on the other side.

The Bund

View of Huangpu River and Pudong from the Bund.

Nanjing Road Shopping Street

This 1.2km long street is the best known shopping street in China.

Shanghai Grand Theatre

The 62803 sqm theatre is one of the largest in the world.

Shanghai Museum

The city's 39, 000 sqm museum is one of the first world class museum in China. The museum is shaped like an ancient bronze cooking vessel.

Park Hotel

The 83.8m high building was built in 1934 and was the tallest building in Asia till 1952, in China till 1966 and in Shanghai till 1983.

People's Park

The public park was built on the grounds of the former Shanghai Race Club established by the British in 1862. Horse racing and gambling was banned after the Communist Governemtn took over Shanghai. The northern part of the race course was converted into People's Park whiel the southern paart became the People's Square.

Great World Building

The building was the most popular amusement centre in Shanghai in the early 1900s.

Night View of Great World Building

Cite Bourgogne

A shikumen housing built by the french in their former french concession in 1930s. It has chinese style archways at two of the entrances.

Xintiandi

A shikumen housing converted into a shopping and dining area.

Site of the 1st National Congress of the Communist Party of China

The 1st National Congress of the Communist Party of China was held here on 23 July 1921. It marke the birth of the Communist Party of China.

Site of the 1st National Congress of the Communist Party of China

The meeting was held in this Shikumen building near Xintiandi.

Former Residence of Sun Yatsen

Dr Sun lived in this house with his wife Soong Chingling in 1918. Soong Chingling stayed in this house till 1937.

Former Residence of Sun Yatsen

The Former Residence of Sun Yatsen is located in teh former French Concession and has an exhibition on Dr Sun's life.

Yuyuan Garden

The 400 years old garden was built by an official as a private garden for his parents. It was the largest and most prestigious garden of its era and a major landmark in Shanghai now.

Yuyuan Garden Bazaar

The bazaar has many shops selling local snacks and traditional Chinese commodities.

Shanghai Tradtional Food Soup Dumpling

The dumpling with hot soup in it.

Shanghai Shimao International Plaza

333m skycraper along Nanjing Shopping Street.

Shanghai Confucius Temple

Wen Miao Road leading to Confucius Temple

Shanghai Confucius Temple Ling Xing Gate

Shanghai Confucius Temple Da Cheng Hall

The Confucius Temple was first built in 1294 udring the Yuan Dynasty. It was rebuilt in 1855.

Shanghai Confucius Temple Ming Lun Hall

Shanghai Confucius Temple Interior of Ming Lun Hall

Shanghai Traditional Snacks

Shanghai Product

Xuhui District

Location:
Within Puxi, downtown Shanghai
Travel Information:
2hours 10mins from Beijing by air
Honours:
Historical and Cultural City

Buildings at intersection of Zhao Jiabang Road and Shaanxi South Road

Tree lined streets along Shaanxi nan Road

Xianyang Park

The park was formerly built for french children in 1941. It is now a public park.

Former Residence of Song Qingling

Song Qingling stayed in this house from 1948 to 1963. Song Qingling was wife of Dr Sun Yetsen and the former vice chairman of the People's Republic of China.

Former Residence of Song Qingling

Former Residence of Song Qingling

The lawn where Song Qingling held parties to enterain friends.

Heritage Building Normandie Apartments

The apartment was orignially built in 1924 to house western employees in the foreign concession of Shanghai. It was designed like a ship to commemorate a WWI battleship, Normandie.

Xujiahui Cathedral

The Neo-Gothic style catheral was built between 1906 and 1910.

Hongkuo District

Location:
Within Puxi, downtown Shanghai
Travel Information:
2hours 10mins from Beijing by air
Honours:
Historical and Cultural City

Broadway Mansion hotel and Waibaidu Bridge

Broadway Mansion Hotel was for a few decades after its construction in 1934, the skyscraper and landmark of Shanghai. Waibaidu Bridge, located near the confluence of Suzhou Creek and Huangpu river and constructed in 1904, is China's first steel bridge. The bund is near the other end of the bridge.

Sinar Mas Center 1

A new 320m skycraper in Shanghai.

Old buildings around Hongkuo District

Heritage Building Former Nanyang Brothers Tobacco Company Building

Luxun Park

The park was formerly named Hongqiao Park adn renamed Luxun Park in 1988. In the early 1900s, it was the 2nd biggest park in Shanghai.

Luxun Park

Match making in the park. Parents display information about their child to help them find suitable partners.

Luxun Park Lu Xun Tomb

Lu Xun lived near the park before he passed away in Shanghai in 1936. In 1956, his remains was reinterred in the park. The inscriptions on the tomb was from Chairman Mao and the trees around were planted by Premier Zhou Enlai and Lu Xun's wife.

Luxun Park Plum Garden

The park was the site of the Hongkuo Bombing incident on 29 April 1932.

Lu Xun Park Lu Xun Memorial Hall

The Memorial Hall was built in 1956 with collections of Lu Xun's belongings and publications.

Jing'an District

Location:
Within Puxi, downtown Shanghai
Travel Information:
2hours 10mins from Beijing by air
Honours:
Historical and Cultural City

Jingan Temple

An ancient temple bulit in 247 AD and shifted to current location in 1216AD during the Northern Song Dynasty.

Zhabei Park

Zhabei Park was formerly the grave of Song Jiaoren who was one of the founders of Kuomingtang and assassinated in 1913. The site became a public park in 1946.

Shanghai Railway Station

Shanghai Exhibition Centre

The building was constructed in 1955 for an exhibition on Soviet Union's achievements. Its still in use as a exhbition centre.

Former Residence of Chairman Mao

Chairman Mao stayed in this building in 1920. It's now a protected heritage building next to a shopping mall.

Sihang Warehouse

Sihang Warehouse is located along the Suzhou River.

Sihang Warehouse Battle Memorial

The Sihang Warehouse Battle took place from 26 October to 1 November 1937. The Chinese troops successfully defended the warehouse and lifted China's morale to fight the Japanese invasion.

Sihang Warehouse Battle Memorial

400 Chinese troops fought bravely against the Japanese invaders.

Moller Villa

Former villa of Eric Moller built in 1936 in former french concession. It is now a hotel.

Putuo District

Location:
Within Puxi, downtown Shanghai
Travel Information:
2hours 10mins from Beijing by air
Honours:
Historical and Cultural City

Jade Buddha Temple

The temple was built in 1882 and has 2 pieces of Buddha statues craved from Burma jade.

Changning District

Location:
Within Puxi, downtown Shanghai
Travel Information:
2hours 10mins from Beijing by air
Honours:
Historical and Cultural City

Site of Former St Mary's Hall Bell Tower

St Mary's Hall was a Christian Girl's School which became part of No 3 Middle School after 1949. It was located here in 1923 within the former Shanghai International Settlement.

Shanghai Zoo

Shanghai city's zoo is also one of the best in China featuring rare animals like panda and golden monkey.

Shanghai Hongqiao Airport

Shanghai Hongqiao Airport

Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station

Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station

Yangpu District

Location:
Within Puxi, downtown Shanghai
Travel Information:
2hours 10mins from Beijing by air
Honours:
Historical and Cultural City

Fudan University

Fudan University was founded in 1905. It is the first university founded independently by the Chinese.

Fudan University Run Run Shaw Building

Fudan University is now one of the most prestigious university in China.

Fudan University Guanghua Twin Towers

The 140.5m high Guanghua Twin Towers is the tallest univeristy campus building in Asia and 2nd in the world.

Tongji University

Tongji University was established in 1907 by the German government.

Tongji University Library

The Tongji University is one of the top university in China.

Tongji University Huabiao

Tongji University Sanhaowu Garden

Jiading District

Location:
Inner Suburb of Shanghai
Travel Information:
2hours 10mins from Beijing by air
Honours:
Historical and Cultural City

Guyi Garden

The Jiangnan classical garden is one of the most important classcial gardens in Shanghai. It was built during the Ming Dynasty as a private garden.

Baoshan District

Location:
Inner Suburb of Shanghai
Travel Information:
2hours 10mins from Beijing by air
Honours:
Historical and Cultural City

Shanghai Wusong Paotaiwan Wetland National Forest Park

This park is the second national wetland park in Shanghai.

Shanghai Wusong Paotaiwan Wetland National Forest Park

This park is located at the confluence of Huangpu, Yangtze and Yunzaobang rivers.

Shanghai Wusong Paotaiwan Wetland National Forest Park Wusong Emplacement Memorial Square

The Wusong Emplacement Memorial Square was in this park as it was the site of gun emplacements along Huangpu and Chang Jiang river. They saw action during the major conflicts: - Opium War (1842), Songhu Anti Japanese War (1932 and 1937) and Wusong Battle for Shanghai Liberation (1949).

Memorial Park for Anti-Japanese War in Wusong and Shanghai

The park was built on the site of the former Baoshan Temple. There are some historic relics in the park. Qing dynasty era draining system in the park.

Memorial Park for Anti-Japanese War in Wusong and Shanghai

Ming dynasty era city wall in the park.

Memorial Park for Anti-Japanese War in Wusong and Shanghai

Confucius Temple in the park.

Memorial Park for Anti-Japanese War in Wusong and Shanghai

The Memorial Hall of Anti-Japanese War in Huangpu and Wusong is within the park. It was opened in 2000.

Memorial Park for Anti-Japanese War in Wusong and Shanghai

Memorial Hall of Anti-Japanese War in Huangpu and Wusong exhibits.

Changjiang

Changjiang flow pass the last major city along its course before reaching the sea.

Changjiang

Changjiang

Minhang District

Location:
Inner Suburb of Shanghai
Travel Information:
2hours 10mins from Beijing by air
Honours:
Historical and Cultural City

Qibao Ancient Village

This 1000 years old village was built in the Northern Song dynasty and is the nearest water village from Shanghai city.

Qibao Ancient Village

It was a business centre during the Ming and Qing dynasty. Today, its a tourist attraction with shops selling traditional food and goods.

Pudong District

Location:
Inner Suburb of Shanghai
Travel Information:
2hours 10mins from Beijing by air
Honours:
Historical and Cultural City

Shanghai Ocean Aquarium

The 20,000 sqm aquarium is one of the largest in Asia. It has a large collection of aquatic animals and a 155m long glass viewing tunnel.

Pudong Skyscrapers

Shanghai Finanical Centre, Jinmao Building, Shanghai Tower (from leth to right) are three the tallest buildings in China.

Shanghai Oriental Pearl Radio & TV Tower

The 467.9m high tower was the tallest strucutre in China from its completion in 1995 till 2007.

Shanghai Disneyland

Shanghai Disneyland opened in 2016 and is the third Disneyland in Asia.

Shanghai Disneyland

Shanghai Disneyland

Shanghai Disneyland

Shanghai Disneyland

Shanghai Disney Resort MRT Station

Shanghai Disney Resort MRT Station

Shanghai Pudong International Airport

Shanghai Pudong International Airport is the main international airport for East China.

Qingpu District

Location:
Outer Surburb, West of downtown Shanghai
Travel Information:
2hours 10mins from Beijing by air
Honours:
Historical and Cultural City

Zhujiajiao Ancient Town

Zhujiajiao Ancient Town is a 1700 years old water town. The town still has many Ming and Qing Dynasties era buildings in its orignial setting.

Zhujiajiao Ancient Town

Zhujiajiao Ancient Town

The town is also known as the Venice of Shanghai.

Zhujiajiao Ancient Town City God Temple

The City God Temple is a Taoist temple built in 1736 to bless and protect the the city people.

Zhujiajiao Ancient Town Fangsheng Bridge

The bridge was built in 1571 with funds collected by a monk Xingchao. The 70.8m long and 5.8 m high stone bridge is the largest in Shanghai.

Zhujiajiao Ancient Town Great Qing Post Office

The post office was established by the Qing Dynasty governemnt in 1903.

Zhujiajiao Ancient Town Tongtianhe Medical Shop

The chinese medicine shop has been operating for more than a 100 years. It is a trusted traditional brand in China and still sells chinese medicine.

Zhujiajiao Ancient Town Yuanjin Buddhist Temple

The Buddhist temple was built in 1341 during the Yuan Dynasty. It was rebuilt and expanded many several times in the Ming and Qing Dynasties. The Qinghua Pavilion give a good view of the entire town.

Zhujiajiao Ancient Town Kezhi Garden

The Jiangnan style garden was built by the salt merchant family who was one of the wealtest family in the town.

Zhujiajiao Ancient Town Kezhi Garden

The garden was built in 1912 by Ma Wenqing. The construction took 15 years and cost 300 000 silver taels.

Zhujiajiao Ancient Town Wine Shop

Zhujiajiao Ancient Town Food

Zhujiajiao Ancient Town Food

Zhujiajiao Ancient Town Food

Zhujiajiao Ancient Town Food

Zhujiajiao Ancient Town Food

Zhujiajiao Zhuxi Garden

Zhuxi Garden is one of the two famous gardens in Zhujiajiao Ancient Town. This is a modern garden built in 1951.

Fengxian District

Location:
Outer Surburb, West of downtown Shanghai
Travel Information:
2hours 10mins from Beijing by air
Honours:
Historical and Cultural City

Songjiang District

Location:
Outer Surburb, West of downtown Shanghai
Travel Information:
2hours 10mins from Beijing by air
Honours:
Historical and Cultural City

Guangfulin Site

A neolithic site belonging to the late stage of the Liangzhu Culture was uncovered here.

Chen Zilong Memorial

A memorial for the Ming Dynasty poet for his achievement in literature and composing masterpieces.

Guangfulin Relics Park

A theme park built around the Guangfulin site.

Guangfulin Relics Park Sanyuan Palace

A theme park built around the Guangfulin site.

Xilin Temple

A temple with a pagoda originally constructed 700 years ago.

Jinshan District

Location:
Outer Surburb, West of downtown Shanghai
Travel Information:
2hours 10mins from Beijing by air
Honours:
Historical and Cultural City

Chongming District

Location:
Outer Surburb, West of downtown Shanghai
Travel Information:
2hours 10mins from Beijing by air
Honours:
Historical and Cultural City

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