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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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Zhongshan East 1st Road, Shanghai, China
Puxi (Downtown Shanghai)
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Scenic view of both the pass glorious day of Shanghai and the Modern developed Shanghai. Great spot for photo shooting! A stroll through the historical buildings was fantastic, I especially like the Fairmont Peace Hotel which is one of the most famous and luxury hotels...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What a waste of time and money The view ok ok but you get just as good in most Asian cities But the big problem is the constant harassment to get massage( prostitute) , buy watch or go to tea ceremony ( a scam )...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Robo65x
Reviewed 2 days ago

We went to the Bund during the night and since it is a 'must see' location for everyone visiting Shanghai, the place was incredibly crowded. Getting off at the nearest Shanghai Metro station would still require about 500m of walking to the Bund. The lights...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank tlchin
Reviewed 3 days ago

A must see destination. Everyone gathers on the bund at dusk and watches the other side gradually come to light

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank janet150991
Reviewed 3 days ago

As everyone who visits Shanghai notes, the Bund is a 'must see'. Personally, I was happy to 'must see' it from the other side of the river, at the end of a lovely long walk that managed to avoid most of the hideously crowded 'must...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MozEcoTours
Reviewed 3 days ago

Its such a great place, was busy but lots to see all around you. Beautiful at nite.. all coloured lights.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Sonzara
Reviewed 4 days ago

What a place to wander along both in the day time and at night for the free light show. Area has been cleaned up and the large number of beggars seems to have been moved along. We thus felt safe during the evening to walk...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Hugary1
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Bund is a great area to investigate and explore. There are so many places to eat and duck into for tea, a burger or you can easily jump on the ferry and go across town. The area is pristine and easy to navigate but...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Erin S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We went out for a walk, a bit chilly but we were Pleassntly surprised by how beautiful it is. We felt quite safe, there was police presence but not in your face. So many tourist doing selfies but not too crowded. The buildings were all...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Thezsrnz
Reviewed 5 days ago

We recommend doing this twice. First in the day and then at night. It is spectacular. We were there during the Christmas holidays so lights we even better than normal. It is very crowed and this is a place where best to put you wallet...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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nicole1208
12 November 2018|
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Response from Panamajoe2017 | Reviewed this property |
I just travelled from Vancouver to Shanghai, where I am now. At the airport, there were lines for people needing transit visas, up to 22 hours, I think. Sorry, I wasn’t really paying attention. If you are in Vancouver, I... More
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sysana1
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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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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