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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

This is a must go place in Shanghai. The view of the bund was so nice. Please try the ferry, and check the weather before you go. You can buy the ticket online or code to the dock. There might be a long queue, but...More

Thank dawa m
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

You can’t visit Shanghai w/o visiting the “bund” where history meets modernity & progress. We hired a historian (American who has lived in China over 25 years) who took us on a walking tour of the “bund”, explaining Shanghai’s history through different buildings. This city...More

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Reviewed yesterday

This is a total tourist attraction, but the sight of the crazy buildings of Pudong should not be missed. I'd skip the tunnel ride, unless you want to get across the river. Otherwise, a total waste of time.

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

See the bund in the day & night separately. It's an entirely different experience. Lively and vibrant, a must for everyone of all ages.

Thank Mohit N
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Amazing place a musy visit if you are in Shangahai. You can take a long walk on the Bund walk area and enjoy the scenic beauty. You can take ferry to go on the other side.

Thank Mohiuddin G
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had a spare 3/4 day and did a self guided walking tour through financial district and The Bund, lots to see for free. Take the Tourist Tunnel "ride" under the river between the 2 for 70 yuan return for a bit of a giggle, but...More

Thank cam2034
Reviewed 2 days ago

I typically focus on nature, but Wow, it is nice to appreciate a man made beautiful scene. I would recommend you do a ferry ride at night and watch the buildings come to life. You can really appreciate the way that the City has taken...More

Thank Sondra W
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Bit crowded but that’s to be expected. Overall a really nice walk if it’s not too hot out and great spot to take pictures.

Thank Marta S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Known as the city of lights, Shanghai puts on spectacular show from 7 to 10 PM every evening. The walls made up of flowers in pots create gorgeous designs.

Thank christahu
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It’s like a mandatory site when u’re in Shanghai. I love it at night with the lights. Less crowds and tourists as well.

Thank Joanne P
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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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26 August 2018|
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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
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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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