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Huangpu River Cruise and Bund City Lights Evening Tour of Shanghai
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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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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Zhongshan East 1st Road, Shanghai, China
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Take a walk along the Bund on a Balmy summers evening and you won't be disappointed. Fantastic light show from all the tall buildings opposite. Thousands of people to watching and photo opportunities galore. Breathtaking the first time you visit. It's my 10th or so...More

Thank dexterBucks
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Reviewed yesterday

You can find maps online giving guidelines to the major buildings set along the Bund. Entrance to the interiors of banks, hotels and other buildings is permitted, at least into the lobby areas. It's best to do this on your own or with a friend...More

Thank Joan C
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Enjoy the long promenade to see the lights of Shanghai. See the classic architectural buildings, old and then the new. Plenty of sites to keep you busy.

Thank Robert B
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If you aren't afraid of heights you should see this. Ride the elevator up and walk out on the glass floor to look down on the city below.Its something to see.

Thank Greg B
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Evening stroll along The Bund promenade surrounded by happy excited (mostly) couples showcases the Shanghai skyline and leaves no doubt of its increasing significance with world class architecture and ever increasing business towers and luxury hotels. Must-do stroll for the visual delights reflecting the continuing...More

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It seems all tourists, locals and newlyweds go here to enjoy this great area to view the city from. At night you can see the great light displays on the skyscrapers. A very festive atmosphere and safe too. A must do when in Shanghai.

Thank CTHelicopters
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Fantastic place to see. I reached it by feet and was a really big surprise to discover the beautiful view.

Thank Luca G
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Walked along the waterfront of the bund. The buildings are impressive on both sides of the river. Quite busy even when off-season.

Thank Andreas W
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Not much to say really, all cities have a river. You can see iconic buildings quite well from there.

Thank Ken D
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Be sure to take a night time harbor cruise. The lights are unbelievable. Great place to stroll during the day with historic buildings (banks, customs house, luxury hotels) along the river and tall, modern skyscrapers in the background. Small food stalls, trinket hawkers, even portrait...More

Thank Betty668988
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The Bund
While there are certainly many other “bunds” in the
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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
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kokimoki
14 May 2018|
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Response from AlevtinaS2 | Reviewed this property |
You can purchase tickets to the Shanghai Ferry, based upon the activities you prefer. You can catch a standard ferry for $23.11, an air-conditioned ferry for $30.81. Tickets to the Oriental Pearl Tower are the... More
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Боян С
19 April 2018|
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Response from colebriacl | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the light show is not an actual performance but comes from all the colourful light patterns cascading in waves up and down the buildings across the river, mostly in the financial district. It’s most impressive when you... More
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amsterdamnyc
25 February 2018|
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Response from Sixonthego_50 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure if I have a good answer. I arranged for a guide. With limited time and not knowing the travel system they picked me up and took me out. I wanted to see both the old and new China. There is an old town. It is... More
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