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All Saints Church
All Saints Church was a Christian church, located at No.425 Fuxing Middle Road, being near Danshui Road,where French Concession was at that time. Built in 1925 by Episcopal Church in America, in a style of 17th Century Church with a wooden spire and a main hall and side hall. Red brick, triangle roof, and concrete-engraving doorpost are its best features. The church also has round rose windows and a square tower. The main hall can seat 500 people while an attached ... more
Astor House Hotel
The Astor House Hotel, once the most luxurious hotel in the world, was the first Western hotel in China. Established in 1846 as Richards Hotel and Restaurant on The Bund in Shanghai, it has been in its present location at 15 Huangpu Lu, Shanghai, near the confluence of the Huangpu River and the Suzhou Creek in the Hongkou District, near the northern end of the Garden Bridge (Waibaidu Qiao ) since 1857. Due to construction of the current Garden Bridge in 1907 ... more
Baiyun Guan Taoist Temple
Baiyun Guan is the head Taoist temple and Taoism historical site in Shanghai. It originated from the Qing Dynasty, taoist Xu Zhicheng constructed the Lei Zu Palace, and renamed the palace as "Baiyun Guan" in 1888. Originally the temple was built in 1882, but moved to a new location near Dajing Ge in 2006. The temple is one of only two Taoist temples in China to possess the precious Ming Dynasty Taoist Scripture, the other is the much larger Baiyun Guan in ... more
Century Park
Century Park is the largest park of the city of Shanghai. It is situated in Pudong New Area. The Shanghai Science and Technology Museum is located nearby. The Century Park is a modern Chinese Garden that embodies the integration of between Oriental and Occidental cultures and between man and nature. It mainly consists of large lawns, forests, and lakes. There are a number of beautiful scenic areas such as the Central Lake Island, the Huiwu Square, the Rural ... more
Changfeng Ocean World
Changfeng Ocean World is located in Putuo district.It is an international standard ocean world incorporating both a South American themed aquarium and a 2,000 seater indoor Beluga Whale Show Stadium. This new and modern indoor aquarium offers visitors a glimpse of life on the ocean floor. There are over 10,000 marine animals from over 300 different species.Schools of colorful fish are viewed against a backdrop of themes, such as a sunken pirate ship, mountain ... more
Chengxiang Ge Temple
Chengxiang Ge Temple, also known as Ciyun Temple, located in Shanghai Old Town, is the most famous Buddhist nunnery in Shanghai. The temple was originally built in 1600, the Wanli reign of the Ming Dynasty. It's famous for its statue of Kwan-yin, the Goddess of Mercy in China. The Kwan-yin statue was carved from chenxiang wood (sandal wood), so the temple was named. It has came through many difficulties over the hundreds of years, as the war and disaster. ... more
Chongming Confucius Temple
Chongming Confucius Temple, also known as Chongming Study Palace, is an ancient architectural complex covering an area of about 1.55 hectares. It is the largest Confuciun temple in the city. Originally built in 1327 during the Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368) it was rebuilt on the current site in 1622 in the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). For centuries, the temple has served as a place for locals to pay tribute to Confucius. As the founder of Confucian culture, the great ... more
City God Temple of Shanghai
City god is the deity in Chinese mythology, responsible for the affairs of the city. There are temples dedicated to the local city gods in many medium to large cities of China. City God Temple of Shanghai was built in 1403, during the Yongle era of the Ming dynasty. The temple lies within the old city walls, on the Middle Fangbang Load nowadays. For five thousand years, residents of the old city as well as nearby areas visited the temple to pray for good ... more
Dajing Ge Pavilion
Dajing Ge Pavilion is a part of the Shanghai old city wall following the course of today's Zhonghua Road and Renmin Road loop. In 1553 during the Ming Dynasty, Shanghai built a city wall to defend itself against Japanese pirates. Which had 10 gates. And the Dajing Ge was on the top of the wall, colloquially known as the Temple of Guan Yu. Guan Yu is sometimes called the Taoist God of War, probably because he is one of the most well-known military generals in ... more
Dianshan Lake
Dianshan Lake is a natural freshwater lake, located in the west of Zhu Jiajiao, Qingpu, upstream of the Huangpu River. It is the only natural lake in the area. Dianshan Lake was named after the Dianshan Hill in the east of the lake. The lake has a total area of 62 square kilometers, twelve times that of the West Lake in Hangzhou. It is the largest fresh water lake in Shanghai. The Dianshan Lake Scenic Area is fringed with numerous historical sights, such as ... more
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