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Huangpu River

Headstreams from Dianshan Lake, Zhujiajiao Town, Qingpu District, Shanghai 201700, China
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Ranked #13 of 841 Attractions in Shanghai
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Navi Mumbai, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 NEW

Excellent cruise in the night time with a opportunity to see all the lights of Shanghai.This is one of the top attractions of Shanghai and highly recommended.

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Mississauga, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 NEW

Nothing is like a river boat cruise down the Huangpu river after dark. The sights and lights on both sides of the river are captivating. A must do in Shanghai

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 NEW

lovely cruise in the evening , and well lit up river front . The top deck view was great . the light drizzle added to the experience .

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

Be sure to take the underwater cable car - about $12 (70 yuan) round trip - to Pudong. Ticket purchasing is a bit chaotic but well worth it.

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Gresham, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Wow! Beautiful! After being in China on our own for 18 days, I was reluctant to come to Shanghai, but if nothing else, seeing the skyscrapers lit up at night from the river cruise would have been worth the trip. I don't know if I have ever seen something man made more beautiful. What made it more interesting as the... More

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Sparwood, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We took an evening cruise on the river that last about an hour. The skyline was stunning and we enjoyed it well. It loses 1 star for the shortage of seating onboard and the need to pay to sit in any of the sitting areas.

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Xiamen, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Walk along the bund for about 15 mins from central and you will come across a number of River cruise opportunities, take one and enjoy a view of both sides of the riverbank.

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Leuven, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Take a cruise at sunset or at night and enjoy a dinner on boar...... or walk by the river front in the morning or at night and watch the ships/ boat pass by..... enjoy the cool breeze....enjoy the sky line by the river at night... a perfect way to enjoy and take in the essence of Shanghai.....

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Bath
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

I loved this at night. To see the city lit up in all its glory was fabulous. I would highly recommend doing a river cruise at the night.

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Atlanta, GA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

This trip was so beautiful after the sunset. A perfect way to appreciate the fabulous architecture and light show that is the highlight of Shanghai. Don't miss this!

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