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Huangpu River, Shanghai

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One of the Yangtze's most significant tributaries, Huangpu River remains a key player in Shanghai's shipping industry, as well as a major point of interests for visiting tourists. The river splits the urban sprawl into the eastern (pudong) and western (puxi) sections as it winds its way for 113 km (70 mi) through the city before emptying into the sea. River cruises make extremely popular methods for sightseeing around town--hop aboard a tourist-oriented excursion for a look at famous city landmarks from the water. Note the differences in architecture between the west bank's European designs and the east's towering skyscrapers. Marvel at the bridges that span the waterway, or make your way to the mouth of the river to admire the blending of distinct waters as they enter the ocean. Using our international travel planner, Shanghai attractions like Huangpu River can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Was here after a long flight and meeting with our customer because my college wanted to see some night scenery before his flight back home. The night scenery was very colorful and nice but it was so c...  more »
  • The night this view is magical and breathtaking we took 1 ship cruise enjoy and ns pr don't have been disappointed to do without hesitation pr less than 15 euros per person! 50 minutes at night to take full eyes! Attention you must book if possible bcp world and groups! The day it is very nice to walk around but very dirty water and full of waste. It takes 1 bit!
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  • We went during the day and enjoyed walking along the river. The various architecture of the buildings is interesting. Easily accessible by subway.  more »