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Huangpu River

Headstreams from Dianshan Lake, Zhujiajiao Town, Qingpu District, Shanghai 201700, China
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Ranked #23 of 834 attractions in Shanghai
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014 NEW

Walk along the Bund but stop and watch the ever changing traffic on the river.The coal barges the tourist ferries, big boats small boats, so busy a waterway. Then at night the banks light up and the modern bulldings of the Pudong are an light in brilliant colours that reflect in the water. A treat not to be missed is... More

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

A must To Do when in Shanghai - an evening Huangpu River cruise. Enjoy the tranquil trip of glittery neon lights on its banks and make sure you have you camera close-by. Put aside 2.5 hours for the experience and pre-booking is recommended. It is further recommended to have supper before you board the boat as on-board facilities were limited.... More

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Preston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

An impressive river front during the day takes on a whole different perspective at night and the best way to see it is from a river cruise - and there are countless options along the Bund. A trip that should be on the to do list for every visitor to Shanghai

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Essential part of seeing shanghai with not only the high rise skyscrapers but also a working river with barges and boats .

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Took a river cruise on the Huangpu river by buying tickets at one of the many ticket offices on the Bund. No need to book through a travel agent. Decided to do this at dusk which was an excellent decision, as you see the skyline lighting up and get great skyline views of all the major shanghai city buildings. The... More

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Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

We had fun watching the traffic on the river from both the Bund and the Oriental Pearl Tower. I was amazed at how many barges were going up and down the river.

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Shenyang, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Basically Huangpu river is the river that separates Old Shanghai and New Shanghai, and where The Bund is located. There are cruises there to be taken, and the bright lights of Shanghai will be upon your eyes during the night. Just make sure to come at a clear day.

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Hallandale Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Whether day or night there is much to see on the Huangpu River, whether it be the barges carrying coal and supplies during the day or the glowing lights of the ferries that carry passengers and tourists at night.

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Port Coquitlam, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

My husband and I enjoyed this 50 minutes of cruise along Huangpu River for ¥128 per person and it included a small container of fresh fruits. The lights on both sides of the river were lovely and the breeze from the water was cooling. You might need to bring a sweater or something warm if you're afraid of the cold,... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We took the Huangpu cruise and it was a really lovely experience. The cruise experience was great, about 50min. visitors should explore out of the indoor environment to the deck to take in the view of the bund. Bright lights lovely city! Went with my extended family and the kids enjoyed themselves as much as I do. If you have... More

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