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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
Shanghai Art Museum
The Shanghai Art Museum is an art gallery in the city of Shanghai. It is located in the former clubhouse building of the Shanghai Racing Club, was built in 1933. Today, it is the home of the Shanghai biennial and stands adjacent to People's Square, bordering on Shanghai Museum, Shanghai Grand Theatre, Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Hall and People’s Park. It covers a total space of 18,000 square meters and boasts more than 8,000 existing collections. Apart ... more
The Bund
The Bund is an area of Huangpu District in Shanghai. It's one of the most famous tourist destinations in Shanghai.The area centres on a section of Zhongshan Road within the former Shanghai International Settlement, which runs along the western bank of the Huangpu River, facing Pudong, in the eastern part of Huangpu District. The Bund usually refers to the buildings and wharves on this section of the road, as well as some adjacent areas. Located along the Huangpu ... more
Shanghai Xintiandi, is an urban tourist attraction imbued with the city's historical and cultural legacies. It is near the site of the First Congress of the Communist Party of China. It is composed of an area of restored traditional Shikumen (stone gate) houses on narrow Long-tangs (alleys) which is a special old form of building architecture only found in Shanghai, a modern shopping mall with a cinema complex, and some adjoining houses which now serve as book stores, ... more
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