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Review of The Bund (Wai Tan)

The Bund (Wai Tan)
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Private Shanghai Day Tour: Jewish Refugees Culture And The Bund Architectural...
Ranked #1 of 1,308 things to do in Shanghai
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: 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.
Montreal, Canada
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“Imperial history for all to see”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2012

How did all these buildings from central London and Berlin get to Shanghai? Read up on the history before you go so you know what you are looking at. Best viewed at night when they are all lit up, a fantastic contrast to the futurism of the Pudong towers right across the river.

Visited February 2012
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“Must See Day or Night”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2012

A you walk along the river on one side are beautiful ultra-modern architecture juxtaposed to buildings from the early 1900's on the other side. A night att the buildings are lit up making for a spectacular view.

Visited December 2011
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Singapore, Singapore
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“A must see in Shanghai”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2012

If you only have one night in Shanghai, I would totally recommend seeing the Bund. Go at night as it is ten times more picturesque than during the day time. At night, the buildings on both sides of the river are lit up in a colorful display for everyone's enjoyment. People simply walk lazily or hang out to enjoy the scenery while being cooled by the nice breeze.

There are plenty of security in the area so I didn't feel scared. I did get propositioned a lot....perhaps walking by myself with a camera was a dead give away for being a tourist.

Visited November 2011
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New Delhi, India
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“Amazing place of world , must to see”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2012

Bund of Shanghai is an amazing place to see , it do not have any comparison with any other thing of china . In night its beauty is ultimate and to watch it from side of Nanjing road is unforgettable moment of life . Lot of other high buildings are also there around this with different type of lights .

Visited September 2011
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Auckland, New Zealand
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“Stunning”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2012

Well worth a couple of hours in the cold night air exploring and taking loads of photos. Shanghai really is it's best at night.

Visited February 2012
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