One of the popular tourist destinations in Shanghai, The Bund is a prominent waterfront area that runs along Zhongshan Road and is one of Asia’s famous streets.
The road was originally used by Europeans, Americans and the Japanese, who constructed their banks, trading houses, hotels and consulates here.
Also referred to as the museum of buildings, the Bund is packed with majestic and unique structures that are worth a visit when you’re in Shanghai.
Opposite the Bund sits the Oriental Pearl TV Tower, one of the world’s taller at 468 metres (1,535 feet). The tower features five spheres, three observatory levels, a revolving restaurant, exhibition facilities and a shopping mall. This structure attracts more than 3 million visitors annually.
Housed within its 20,000 sqm, Yu Garden holds spectacular attraction. These includes pavilions, rockeries, cloisters, halls and the largest rockery in the southern region of the Yangtze River.
At more than 400 years old, Yu Garden is a truly majestic site of nature that should be part of any visit to Shanghai.
In Shanghai, you can choose from large malls to small of exclusive boutiques. The city is the famous shopping destination in all of China.
The numerous retail avenues include Shopping Street on Huaihai Road, Pedestrian-only Nanjing Road, Cultural Street on Fuzhou Road and a host of other options.
For a large-scale shopping experience, Xujiahui Commercial City should answer your desires with 1.2 sq km of department stores.
Next to the hotel is Super Brand Mall, while opposite is Shanghai IFC Mall offering international luxury brands.