Wednesday, July 2, 2014

The Bund @ Shanghai, China

The Bund is a famous waterfront and regarded as the symbol of Shanghai for hundreds of years. It is on the west bank of Huangpu River with length of 1500 meters. The most famous and attractive sight which is at the west side of the Bund are the various buildings of different architectural styles including Gothic, Baroque, Romanesque, Classicism and the Renaissance.

Old and westernized building at The Bund.

Colourful flower arrangement at The Bund.

Statue of Mao Zedong at The Bund of Shanghai.

From southern side of The Bund, you can see the different architectural styles of the buildings.

This is northern of The Bund where there are many tall buildings. These are mainly high end hotels such as Hyatt and The Peninsular. The House of Roosevelt, which houses the Rolex Flagship Store and the largest wine cellar in China.

Facing the busy Nanjing Road from The Bund.

View of Oriental Tower from The Bund.

The financial centre of Shanghai at Lujiazui.

The Swatch Art Peace Hotel.

GPS/Coordinate: 31.238839, 121.490367
Public transport: 15 minutes walk from East Nanjing Road Station


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