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Huangpu River

Headstreams from Dianshan Lake, Zhujiajiao Town, Qingpu District, Shanghai 201700, China
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Ranked #21 of 838 Attractions in Shanghai
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Highly recommend seeing Shanghai's night lights, on a Huangpu river cruise. I was part of an organised tour group and we paid approx. 150 yuan. ($30 AUD). Well worth the trip, approx. 1 hour and beautiful cruise/ferry boats! The lights at night are absolutely fantastic! Bar, snacks, drinks and toilets on board. Terminal is very well organised, too. A must... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

To cruise the river is really a great idea to get both views of the town. Bund and Pudong are much more impressive from the river.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

This river is key to the existence of Shanghai, and is still busy with a lot of commercial shipping. They share space with many tourist boats and we enjoyed an excellent night river cruise which allowed us to see the city lit up with fantastic light displays on many of the buildings and the hoards of tourists walking the bund.... More

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

A river cruise will let you easily see both sides of this river which has really great architecture on both sides.

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Zagreb, Croatia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

An evening Huangpu River cruise is something you should not miss. View from the river to the Bund and Pudong is beautiful. I had a combined ticket for Oriental Pearl Tower and River cruise which seemed the most economical option. River cruise has lasted approximately 45 minutes.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

It is great to go down to the hangpu river just to watch all the ship boats coming and going . At nite is even better with the light just fantastic but try to go mid week as weekends are so so busy

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

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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