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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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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Beautiful spot to see the harbour and gorgeous light show at night. Busting with color and bustling with people.

Thank gaznic
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Best way to experience the river is by boat. But, alteratively, can take the sights along the promenade. Do time yourself to see the sunset come down the river in the back drop while the city lights up. This is one of the nicest city...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Astonishing view of Shanghai skyline. The visit is worthwhile! The walk around is nice and it’s highly recommended. It’s good for taking pictures with the buildings behind

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The buns is famous for a reason. The skyline views it offers of Shanghai are spectacular. Be sure to also walk south towards the ‘cool docks’ area for some amazing night views. Remember lights go out at 10 so give yourself some time to view...More

Thank amandav773
Reviewed yesterday

It is called China of the future and I have to say it is impressive. Our guide told us 'the bund" wassail rice fields 30 years ago. What can I say - other than that is hard to believe. I am not much impressed with...More

Thank Kim B
Reviewed yesterday

Do not visit Shanghai without going to The Bund after dark! The light show is the most amazing I've seen anywhere in the world! Packed with people, this is definitely the place to be and be seen in the evening We also visited The Bund...More

Thank Nancy G
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Such an incredible and unique skyline view. Definently cone during the day and again at night to see the difference.

Thank BrittneyLikeSpears
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The Bund is great for a lovely walk alongside the river. Great views of the city. Clean and tidy and lovely gardens with sitting areas.

Thank allswellhere24
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Boulevard on the Bund side river bank for essential photo opportunity for any Shanghai visit. There is no stopping on the road next to the River bank so your guide/taco may have to drop you/pick up in one of the side streets.

Thank VinnieLondon_SE2
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I stayed at the Hyatt on the bund. Fantastic night views of a beautiful skyline. Walking along the bund you continue to enjoy the view along the river. There are a lot of people so good place to people watch. You may get approached by...More

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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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12 November 2018|
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Response from EdfromNYC | Reviewed this property |
You can find full information about transit visas and how it all works at "chinatravelguide" website. (Sorry, am not allowed to post the actual link.) Unfortunately, it appears that those with Indian passports do not... More
26 August 2018|
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Response from exchangestudenti | Reviewed this property |
You don’t need a visa if you travel to a third country and just stop in Shanghai (for example Australia, Japan, Thailand and so on) An excerpt from the 72-Hour visa free policy: “The 72-hour visa-free transit policy in... More
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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