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Bund International Architecture Exhibition

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Address: Zhongshan East 1st Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200002, China
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Very interesting history of Shanghai

Highly recommended stop on the Bund to learn about the very interesting architecture of Shanghai. Beautiful at night and crowded with tourists.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Highly recommended stop on the Bund to learn about the very interesting architecture of Shanghai. Beautiful at night and crowded with tourists.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved going to the Bund in the evenings, the Shanghai skyline is amazing at night, it is a must see when you're in Shanghai!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I were very impressed by the different architecture styles near the Huangpu River and The Bund. We wish we had more time exploring all the beautiful classical buildings in the area. Well preserved legacy!

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Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Any friends of mine visited Shanghai, I would like to show them the Bund! I love the architectures there and share them with the history and the story that my teachers taught me and my parents told me. It's amazing and gorgeous! Top one in shangha in my opinion~!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

You can enjoy the city view and walk around bound ara. Great nights at parties in this area. Nice nightlife neighborhood.

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

Didn't know what to expect from Shanghai at all but I was surprised to see such types of architect filling the landscape. You can see the evolution of Shanghai through these buildings, starting with the side streets which has the authentic old Chinese neighborhoods and then the British impact on the city along the waterside. You will naturally see this... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

Go for a nice stroll around evening along the Bund and watch the lights come on along Zhongshan East road. Plenty of people and numerous couples getting their wedding photos taken with the International buildings in the background

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

The view along the water walk around the bund is beautiful in the day but breath taking at night as all of the buildings are colorfully lit up and glowing in beauty. Some vendors are allowed, lots of individuals walking around with selfie sticks.

Thank simsadw
Penang Island, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

not a stranger in this place.. but i love to stroll and walk along this place to gazed at these magnificient era-lined buildings in its splendour.

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

A group of 20 (Wendy Wu tour) took a night cruise to marvel a the city lights. Spectacular views of colourful skyscrapers on one side of the river and majestic colonial buildings on the other side.

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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.