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Address: Expo Area, Pudong Xinqu, Shanghai 200000, China (Formerly Expo 2010 China Pavilion)
Phone Number: 021-962010
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I only visited the Chinese museum. I was told that the massive building was constructed without a nail / nut & bolt, so it is pretty impressive. Plenty of paintings and artwork in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Melbourne, Australia

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Shanghai, China
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38 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Quality of content depends very much on the ehibition of the moment, but just going up the increadibly long escalators is worth the minimal entry fee. Its a spectacular building from the outside and reasonably interesting from the inside too. Not much located around it yet (that's changing rapidly), so may be a bit out of the way for short... More 

Thank Ed-pvg
Melbourne, Australia
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32 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I only visited the Chinese museum. I was told that the massive building was constructed without a nail / nut & bolt, so it is pretty impressive. Plenty of paintings and artwork in there. I am impressed particularly by a few huge oil paintings exhibited. Entry is free so it just costs you a subway trip if you are in... More 

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Boston, MA
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81 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

I never had a chance to visit the Shanghai Expo Center during it prime. A few years after the event, you can still see the glimpse of past glory. Most of the structures have been or being taken down or re-purposed. The pavilion and the Chinese museum seem to be staying. Did not go into the Chinese building but it... More 

1 Thank TP1234
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70 reviews
62 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

Constructed as the Chinese pavilion for shanghai expo and later converted into art museum. Entry is free for everyone, except some areas inside. Art works exhibited on the top floors ans there are some areas dedicated to the art schools and colleges to exhibit the art works.

Thank World M
Melbourne, Australia
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67 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

This site is huge, housing the former expo of Shanghai. While the size is impressive, there is not much to see and do as most areas are not accessible to the public.

Thank JaffaProf
Hong Kong, China
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22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Easy access by underground, there is a station just outside. Entrance is free but you need to pay 20 RMB if you want to watch the animated "Along the River During the Qingming Festival" (清明上河圖). This is the sole reason I came here. I am amazed not the animation was created by how the whole picture is projected seamlessly on... More 

1 Thank Nero147
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82 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

Like the visit near Kerry hotel and subway went to several visits to this area and finished a mini marathon ended at the Shanghai world expo point.

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Shanghai, China
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104 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

Very nice experience through the pavillon that represented China during expo 2010. What impressed me most was the building architecture itself.

2 Thank massimo g
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

I loved this place. visited it during expo 2010 :D At that time I was still 13 years old, and in order to see this place I was in a line for 5 hours... Well I don't remember exactly what is inside, but I remember I was super excited even after those long 5 hours of queueing!!!

2 Thank icekiss
San Diego, California
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97 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Unforgettable experience, especially through the eyes of this culture. The walks are long but well worth the effort. Prepare for a long day, but even longer memories.

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