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Huilongtan Garden is located in Jiading Town. The garden is adjacent to Confucian Temple. The garden got its name from the Huilong Tan pool (translates as "Pool of Convergent Dragons") in the front. The 400 year old pool was dredged up in Wanli period of Ming Dynasty (1588). It is said that five streams converged at the site of the Huilong Tan and the situation is just like five Chinese dragons winding their way. Yingkui Hill in the centre of the pool. Seen from above, ... more
Jiading Confucius Temple
The Confucius Temple, situated in Jiading town 19km/12mi northwest of Shanghai, was built in 1219 and restored during the Yuan, Ming and Qing dynasties. In 1958 the municipal museum of Jiading was erected here where, among other exhibits are kept 90 stone tablets with old inscriptions. ... more
Nanxiang Twin Pagodas
Nanxiang Twin Pagodas is the only one of the oldest brick pagoda in the structure of Chinese pavilions. The twin pagodas located by the side of the main street in Nanxiang Town of Jiading District, were built in the Five Dynasties period (907-960). A beautiful story is about Nanxiang Temple. When a farmer was digging the land he suddenly exposed a piece of stone. And ever after it he often saw two cranes standing on it. At that time Buddhism was on vogue and ... more
Shanghai International Circuit
Located in Jiading District and neighboring Shanghai International Automobile City, Shanghai International Circuit (SIC) is 30 kilometers to the city center. SIC covers a total area of 5.3 square kilometers, among which the car racing area amounts to about 2.5 square kilometers. At present, SIC has hosted a series of world-class motor racing events including F1 and MotoGP. ... more
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