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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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“the river” (2,010 reviews)
“both sides” (288 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Zhongshan East 1st Road, Shanghai, China
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Reviewed today

It's nice here in the evenings because of the many lights, from the buildings and the ferries that travel the river. Domestic tourists are aplenty and really crowd the area.

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Reviewed today

Went to the The Bund on several occasions during our visit to Shanghai, could not understand what all the fuss was about. It is very well designed and the area is very neat and clean, the views across to the magnificent buildings is fabulous, but...More

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Reviewed yesterday

This is what the present skyline of Shanghai boasts of. A modern development of the river front , makes you get the impression you could be anywhere in Europe/Us. Teeming with tourists and locals during peak evening hours, the area entices you with the best...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Wide walkway alongside the river, lovely to just sit and watch the world go by. Superb views of the new buildings on the opposite bank - especially when lit up at night.

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Reviewed yesterday

Many of the buildings have now been converted to alternative uses but the historical architecture remains. Spectacular when lit up at night

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Excellent view of the skyscrapers and Shanghai tower. Nice place for evening walk. Make sure to carry a bottle of water with you. Not many places to fetch water or any drinks around.

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Reviewed yesterday

The view must be really spectecluar if the weather is nice. Furthermore the place is very easy to find with lots of shops and other things to see on the way. Easiest Transport to get the Metro where luckily the stations are announced in English

Thank CMaass72
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great sight view of shanghai in night and morning great for shooting pictures and easy to reach there and have a Starbucks cafe to enjoy the nice weather and view

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Bright lights Busy Interesting A must see if in Shanghai Go after 11pm take photos Gets a little busy early evening Easy walk

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Worth a visit in the evening to see the light show and Shanghai’s skyline, but be prepared for huge crowds. We watched the show from the International Trade Centre tower instead the next night- would definitely recommend doing that

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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
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kokimoki
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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Боян С
19 April 2018|
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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
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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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