The Bund is amazing, especially at night, but it is a fight to see it. All of China is crowded for sure, but tourist sites have become especially complicated as millions of Chinese citizens now can afford to travel. Be strategic in your visit. Ignore all other people, especially those selling trinkets or discount boat tour tickets, or what not. When I take people, usually take them to the top of the Park Hotel - get the sites without insane crowds. Or, even better is to go to the Pudong side (much less crowded).
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