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Bund International Architecture Exhibition

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Address: Zhongshan East 1st Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200002, China
Phone Number: 862163229988
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The Traditional Bund

This side of the river offers old architecture and longer strolls next to the river. It also has bigger crowds and better shopping.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Ron R
Cleveland, Ohio

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This side of the river offers old architecture and longer strolls next to the river. It also has bigger crowds and better shopping.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While most of the tourists look across the river to the financial district, the old buildings of the Bund are forgotten. Never miss to have a look around especially during the evening.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this is the place that you must visit when in shanghai and it is a famous waterfront and regarded as the symbol of Shanghai for hundreds of years. It is on the west bank of Huangpu River from the Waibaidu Bridge to Nanpu Bridge and winds 1500 meters (0.93 mile) in length. The most famous and attractive sight which is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Walking on the Bund you'll find river and skyscrapers in one side and historical architecture building on the other side. The contrast is really good looking

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As you walk along Nanjing Pedestrian Road to the Bund, you will pass by a row of buildings that is so unique in its architecture and have high historical value. These buildings sure have encountered a lot of historical events and houses many important people in the past. And now, we are still able to see it's beauty standing in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

This is one of the great architecture building in Shanghai located just opposite the Bund. If you only able to visit this place once, i would recommended to visit the place at night time. but you have to come before 10 as the light on the building will be turned off.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

This is a must-see sight-seeing in Shanghai. It is along the Huangpu river, which is the mother river of Shanghai. On the east side of the river, is Pudong, where you can see Oriental Pearl TV tower, Jinmao Tower, and world trade tower, the three tallest buildings located in Lujiazui financial district. On the west side of the river, is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

Amazing view at night. one of the best places to spend your night in Shanghai. try to avoid weekends and public holidays

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

I was there in 2012 with about 10 students and parents from the US. It was late evening and we took a lot of photos of the boats and buildings all around. We did not shop or eat anywhere because it was the end of our 2 week journey and were leaving later that night to come home. The fascinating... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

The walk along the Bund is very pleasant and you can enjoy the old architecture on one side of the river in comparison to the new across from you.

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The Bund
While there are certainly many other “bunds” in the 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 hotels, luxury brand boutiques and expensive restaurants that can be found within the historic buildings. A cultural center has built up away from the water and some of Shanghai’s best art galleries and museums are housed close to the Bund. Nighttime views of Pudong and the rest of the city also make for a great backdrop at the many rooftop clubs.