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This is a designated section of Shanghai’s port along the Huang Pu River lined with beautiful neo-classical buildings and a waterfront promenade that is packed with tourists, locals and street sellers.
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All reviews across the river huangpu river both sides shanghai skyline puxi side night view beautiful at night nice walk light show the financial district peace hotel take pictures modern shanghai the pearl visiting shanghai bund stroll
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Reviewed yesterday

Beautiful architecture, lovely walk. Interesting to see all the different types of boats along this working river.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank SarinaTomchin
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We paid a visit to the Bund (外滩) in the late afternoon after we visited the Yu Garden. It was walking distance from the Yu Garden. Very nice scenery and my family enjoyed the many photo moments at the Bund. It was a worthy touristy...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank edwardwong76
Reviewed yesterday

There are some places in the world that just blow you away, and this happens to be one of them! I do not know what to say except if time is limited in Shanghai go at night for the light show!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank michael_cruises
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I love Shanghai and the Bund area is great - especially at night. There isn’t really one place to visit at the Bund - it depends on what you want to do/see. There are great views of the skyline that really are best at night....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Aaronwoo
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If any one visit Shanghai than must go to this location for sure , it a good place to walk and take a good pictures ,or take a boat and visit the beautiful Shanghai! I highly recommend.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Fazghotbi
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The place to be for a great view and great photos! Be careful with the people asking for you to take pics of them then trying to start a convo about where you come from and all that. They’re up to no good.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank hanerstagram
Reviewed 2 days ago

you must go there at night and can see the skyline of Shanghai and many othet buildingswith lights on. This place is very crowded

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank zguby
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Went to there during 11pm and the lights were off but it didn't affect the view. Less crowded and municipal officers were cleaning the area. Suggest dont go to late.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank thepaulhere
Reviewed 3 days ago

This review is simple, if you come to shanghai you must come and see this skyline. It is amazing at night from and number of different angles and can be seen from a huge range of great restaurants like Fellas and even clubs like Bar...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 days ago

After the busy town shopping area it was nice to reach the Bund to take an easy walk. There are a range of buildings across the river to see, different boats using the waterway to watch. We had been on a walking tour and were...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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nicole1208
12 November 2018|
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Response from EdfromNYC | Reviewed this property |
You can find full information about transit visas and how it all works at "chinatravelguide" website. (Sorry, am not allowed to post the actual link.) Unfortunately, it appears that those with Indian passports do not... More
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26 August 2018|
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Response from exchangestudenti | Reviewed this property |
You don’t need a visa if you travel to a third country and just stop in Shanghai (for example Australia, Japan, Thailand and so on) An excerpt from the 72-Hour visa free policy: “The 72-hour visa-free transit policy in... More
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14 May 2018|
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Response from AlevtinaS2 | Reviewed this property |
You can purchase tickets to the Shanghai Ferry, based upon the activities you prefer. You can catch a standard ferry for $23.11, an air-conditioned ferry for $30.81. Tickets to the Oriental Pearl Tower are the... More
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