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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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  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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“the river” (2,010 reviews)
“both sides” (288 reviews)
“puxi side” (123 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Zhongshan East 1st Road, Shanghai, China
The Bund
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"the river"
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"puxi side"
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"shanghai skyline"
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"night view"
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"beautiful at night"
in 105 reviews
"nice walk"
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"the financial district"
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"light show"
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"peace hotel"
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"take pictures"
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"the pearl"
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Reviewed yesterday

Incredible with fabulous Michelin star European style restaurants and lots going on. We always fent safe and had so much to see and do.

Thank Barry G
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Reviewed yesterday

I have been here several times before. It is the spot with the view across the river that most of the world thinks of when we think of Shanghai. Lots of people, but if you walk further up the Bund, it gets less crowded. I...More

Thank JamieNYC
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

There is always something happen here anytime of the year. What I really like looking out for is is the flower arrangements at the base which changes periodically. I always end my walk at the Bund with a nice cocktail at the Long Bar in...More

Thank Ed S
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Over more than 30 years of trips to Shanghai I continue to dazzled with the beautiful architecture of the Bund.

Thank Luke S
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Came here at 5pm.. the lights start beautifully.. we're really enjoyed the time here. Little crowded during night but it's okay. Just be ready before that and you can enjoy more time here

Thank Jessica I
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We walked the Bund during the day, with side streets include. Had drinks and lunch swatch hotel! On roof terrace, then went to the beautiful Peace Hotel. Watched the sun go down and the towers and river boats light up!!! Took so many photos and...More

Thank April J
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This whole area is wonderful to visit, it feels peaceful even though there can be lots of people. Everyone is just enjoying the atmosphere the views, the business of the river. It's spectacular, and at night when all the buildings light up it's truly beautiful....More

Thank hazel S
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Great place both day and night but the evening lights are fantastic. Hop and hop buses leave from the Bund to areas around Shanghai.

Thank 56boo123
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This was pretty cool, so long as you get it on a clear day. Otherwise it's just another skyling with colourful lighting.

Thank Brock E
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Was there for business trip but was able to visit this place after dinner. Somehow the place has an aura of beauty in a city sense.

Thank Hairul27
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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
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Боян С
19 April 2018|
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Response from Jennefer N | Reviewed this property |
If you go down to the Bund and stand on the waterfront, on the opposite side of the Pearl Tower you will see all the buildings in the Financial district light up.
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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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mackem73
29 January 2018|
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Response from JUAN FCO. I | Reviewed this property |
You must access the Bund walking East Nanjing Road to the river. The best time is from sunset útil 22:30 h while the buildings shine.
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