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Riverside Promenade (Bingjiang Da Dao)

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The riverside walk along the Bund may be busy and crowded during the day, but with good reason - it's simply a must when in Shanghai for people-watching and getting a good feel for the city.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Bingjiang Dadao, Shanghai, China
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It’s a nice walk along the river with great views of the city across it. The water is dirty though, you can’t see an inch into it, the color is brown to reddish in some areas. There are plenty of shops and restaurants across the...More

Thank Monaco S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the walkway along the river used to be nice, but the river water is very low and its shallow and muddy in places which gives off a bad smell. Also the foliage along it in some places was a bit overgrown. Its not bad, but...More

Thank robnkim
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A walk along the Bund is a Shanghai must-do. You span from the old city to the new and get great photos of the Pearl and other high rise buildings. On the old side, you see wonderful old architecture and easy access to Nanjing Road...More

Thank AlexisZA
Reviewed July 10, 2018

The East Bank (Pudong) of the Huang Pu River show cases Shanghai's modern skyline and on the West Bank, classic European buildings, a great contrast to the old and new Shanghai. It was wonderful to stroll along Zhongshan Road on the West Bank along with...More

Thank Diana S
Reviewed June 27, 2018

Its near our flat so Its only about 2 blocks away. We take our kids for a walk here on a weekly basis. My father-in-law likes to take his Grand kids here for a walk as well. Its not the most exciting place but its...More

Thank Joshua E
Reviewed June 24, 2018

This Promenade is on the opposite side of the river from the bund. It is in the new part of Shanghai, Pudong. Pudong was farmland in 1998. then all of a sudden it took off and in just a few years it looked like a...More

Thank Rowland45
Reviewed June 22, 2018

Given my affection of water , boats and birds(not so many of these) a stroll along the embankment is clearly a must do.

Thank cynthiarob
Reviewed June 20, 2018

This is a huge promenade where one can stroll from one end to the other or simply sit and watch the world go by, or the happenings on the river front. The views to the other side are amazing, with all the incredible buildings, especially...More

Thank Pamela M
Reviewed June 19, 2018

The Riverside Promenade is a great place to stroll, take in the views and people watch. It is clean and safe, there are lots of flowers and best of all it is free.

Thank Linda A
Reviewed June 19, 2018

The boardwalk is a fantastic stretch on the Pudong side of the huang pu river with views of the Bund. Nice restaurants, lovely breeze most of the time. Great to walk any time of day, lots to see!!! Very fond memories of this area!

Thank Augusta K
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March 25, 2017|
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Response from Joyce N | Reviewed this property |
Hi just walk and follow the signages👍you won't miss it.
Willy C
February 16, 2015|
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Response from Zarin S | Reviewed this property |
The two things are completely different. The promenade is a nice place for a stroll or walk. Just have a nice time taking in the sights and enjoying the view.