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The Bund (Wai Tan)

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Address: 5 blocks of Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu between Jinling Lu and Suzhou Creek, Shanghai, China
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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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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Evening Walk in the Bund

Definitely a must see if you are in Shanghai. The views are amazing. I suggest an evening visit when you can see the skyline and buildings lit up.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Definitely a must see if you are in Shanghai. The views are amazing. I suggest an evening visit when you can see the skyline and buildings lit up.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A mustsee in Shanghai You can walk down Nanjing Road, and hit Shanghai skyline. Views from the Bund to the Pearl and other shore are nice. Then you can just go to the other side (metro/taxi), and ser the Bund A top classic touristic point in Shanghai Watchout scammers with motorbikes offering you a ride

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We stayed for couples of days in shanghai, and not to be missed "the Bund" ~ great place! its a beautiful place to roam around and sightseeing.. and there is also some restaurant if you're starving and if you want to have coffee break theres a few cafe' along the area..Highly recommended! Not to be missed in your bucket list..

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

You can't say you have gone to Shanghai without walking down the Bund. It's worth the amazing view of the skyscrapers and city.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Whilst staying in Shanghai we had a tour to this area. The river (the Bund) is as clean as the Thames. This is quite a wide expanse of water. As we had a tour guide we did not spend a lot of time here , although not a lot to see really. There is a large tower which looked to... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Beautiful Shanghai night view if the air quality is good on the day. It was great to walk with friends after dinner.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stroll by bund to take some pictures. Best time to go when weather is clear and when the night is breaking so you can see both with and without the lights. Visit Roosevelt rooftop bat for some nice views with nice drinks.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A view of the city skyline. Can take awesome pictures and great pictures. Its also convent and there are also many shops and banks. Many of the building are also from the 1900s.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited on 30.11.2016. Was there around 5pm and waited under cold weather for building lights on at 6pm. Worth waiting to get nice night scene.

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Lots of shopping and restaurants near by. The skyline view was great but with that in mind I think it would be even better in the evening with the lights!!

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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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