Monuments/ Statues in Shanghai

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Monuments & Statues in Shanghai

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  • Jo-Ann
    Washington15,584 contributions
    Surprisingly this temple is nice, a good size and historical. Just walking distance from the Changshou metro station line 7. There’s a variety of statues of gods and goddesses to be admired snd prayed (if you are a Buddhist). There are 2 Jade buddhas, one reclining and one sitting upright. Both in different parts of the temple. The reclining buddha is in white jade and the sitting buddha is in green jade. Sitting buddha sits in an airconditioned room where no photography is allowed. Pretty cool visit!
    Written August 2, 2021
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  • Paul T
    Grand Rapids, MI632 contributions
    A must visit, for sure, but I keep returning to take in different angles each time. Get inside where you can and slowly take it in and study whatever is available there.
    Written June 6, 2020
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  • Sabrina M
    Beijing, China20 contributions
    Enjoyed my time alone just wandering around. I listened to my own music but you could probably find someone playing an instrument somewhere
    Written September 9, 2021
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  • Jo-Ann
    Washington15,584 contributions
    Great park. Great location for Lu Xun’s resting place. It is located at a quiet corner. The park however is pretty happening. People go there to dance and play badminton and even organized musical groups together.
    Written March 1, 2021
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  • Mike X
    Chicago, IL1,885 contributions
    Most people won't come here even though it's right next to the Longhua temple. It's a park with memorials and sculptures meant to honor those who were executed for being communists. It's a large park with sculptures scattered around. There is a well curated museum in the center where you can learn more of the history.
    Written May 4, 2019
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  • PaulaHM
    Somerset, UK113 contributions
    one of the few 'dogs welcome' places in Shanghai. Our Labrador seems to love it here, if you walk the left hand side first it is always less busy and good for dogs to have a good sniff about before going to the more busy other side nearer the lake with the boats and kids stuff. Good in cooler months/winter too.
    Written September 8, 2019
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  • Andrew M
    7,160 contributions
    We tried to visit this museum a few years ago, and were disappointed when it was closed due to improvements for the 70th anniversary of the end of WW2 .We took the subway Line 3 (Yellow Line) to Youyi Road, and then took a taxi to the museum. The museum is difficult to find, so it may be best to take a taxi from the subway station.There were a few exhibits in the park outside the museum, including peace doves, peace bell, memorial park and a few sculptures. It may be best to visit the external displays firstly before going into the museum.

    The museum has free entry, but tickets are required from the ticket office. Remember to take passports as identification will be requested. There are quite a few halls dedicated to varying themes, but the central theme is the battle of Shanghai. The Baoshan area saw the heaviest fighting, and we had visited the nearby martyrs memorial on our previous visit.This was the first real stand by the Chinese against the Japanese, and it resulted in an estimated 300,000 casualties for the Chinese and an estimated 40,000 for the Japanese. This statistic shows the great loss of life on the Chinese side, which was a feature of the war against Japan. The Japanese marched onto Nanjing after the Shanghai Battle.

    The museum also has exhibits on the atrocities carried out by the Japanese, including mass graves, massacres, biological weapons and the use of Chinese women for comfort. The themes in the museum are repeated throughout other military museums in China.The exhibits were well presented, but there was not as much english translation as was expected.We were disappointed at not being able to use the elevator in the Pagoda, as in the old museum the view of the battlefield areas from the tower was one of the main parts of the tour. I hope that the Pagoda section will be reopened soon.
    Written August 19, 2018
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  • Mingyue C
    Gainesville, FL5 contributions
    The environment there is nice. You can exercise there. It does not have many recreation facilities. You can buy food and drinks there. Entrance tickets are not required.
    Written March 3, 2016
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  • Jo-Ann
    Washington15,584 contributions
    When we were there, almost the whole town was under renovation or at least I hoped that new businesses are coming to town! Sweden Town is also known as Luodian New Town. Take Line 7 all the way up to Meilan Lake. From the metro station, when you reach the main junction, you turn right (bridge) to Sweden Town and left to Luodian Old Town. Easy. Just lots of walking. Sweden Town is located opposite a huge lake so that’s really pretty. Plenty of restaurants. I believe they are working to make this town alive. I am happy!
    Written December 15, 2020
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