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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
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
Shanghai Maglev Train Museum
The first operational high-speed conventional maglev railway in the world, the Shanghai Maglev Train from downtown Shanghai Pudong to the Pudong International Airport, was inaugurated in 2002. The highest speed achieved on the Shanghai track has been 501 km/h (311 mph), over a track length of 30 km. Shanghai Maglev is constructed by Transrapid in Germany. Shanghai Maglev Train Museum was built in 2007. The museum, at Longyang Road Station by the Shanghai Maglev ... more
Shanghai Museum
The Shanghai Museum is a museum of ancient Chinese art, situated on the People's Square in Shanghai. The museum has a collection of over 120,000 pieces, including bronze, ceramics, calligraphy, furniture, jades, ancient coins, paintings, seals, sculptures, minority art and foreign art. It has eleven galleries and three special temporary exhibition halls. The Shanghai Museum houses several items of national importance, including one of three extant specimens of a ... more
Shanghai Science and Technology Museum
Shanghai Science and Technology Museum is located at 2000 Century Avenue. It's a large museum is the largest museum in Pudong, close to Century Park, the largest park of the city. The construction of the museum costs 1,75 billion RMB, and the floor area is 98 000 square meter. There are 12 main exhibits open to the public, including "Spectrum of Life", "World of Robots" and "Information Era". As the biggest science theaters in Asia, the museum incorporates an IMAX ... more
Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Center
The Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Center is located on People's Square, adjacent to the municipal government building. The Exhibition Hall is a 6 story building, with two basement levels, which displays Shanghai's urban planning and development. Exhibitions include models of planned and recent developments, as well as Shanghai's history. The centrepiece of the exhibition is a huge scale model of the city of Shanghai, showing all existing and approved ... more
She Shan Observatory
The Sheshan observatory is on the top of West Sheshan Hill, the highest geological point in Shanghai. It has two areas, one to the west of the She Shan Cathedral, and the other to the east. The two areas are known as the new and old areas respectively. The old area was first founded by a French catholic missionary in 1900. Now the French-style construction has become an astronomical museum, with a 40cm double refracting telescope also built in 1900, which ... more
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