People's Square (Renmin Guang Chang), Shanghai

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Located at the city's center, People's Square (Renmin Guang Chang) connects many important roads and serves as a point where tourism and businesses flourish. The historic site contains many places of interest such as government buildings, theatres and museums. Explore the urban square, where swarms of people come to shop, relax, and find entertainment. Take panoramic photos from the circular musical fountain, which changes colors in a mesmerizing fashion. Also considered a transportation hub, the site welcomes many people, so take extra care of your belongings. Plan to visit People's Square (Renmin Guang Chang) and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Shanghai attractions using our Shanghai route builder website .
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  • People's park is a very nice space, I visited Saturday around midday and whilst it was popular I wouldn't say it was crowded. Lots of walkways under trees, open areas of planting and water features et...  more »
  • Beautiful park in the middle of the city. The eclectic style of the buildings in and around the park (Shanghai Museum, Contemporary Art Museum) are an interesting contrast to the park itself. In the m...  more »
  • People's square is pleasant, not especially populous for Shanghai, well kept place. After sitting on the bench, admiring the magnolias, feel the spirit of the big city. Near the Museum, office buildings, stores, crossing 3-x. Conveniently close to live.
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  • Very big park in the downtown area, it's a nice touch with a little more green space to take a breath (mask not inlcuded) from this incredibly busy city! A lot of differents activities to enjoy, from a simple walk, to jogging, to tai chi, to the weekend marriage market!
  • Many people on a square, my advice is to go outside vacation period. Even though the many people going here, this is a must visit wile in Shanghai.
  • Though this place can be pretty crowded you still have a great view from here.
  • Offer a nice break from the city. Tons of people still but the park is big, green, well kept, well designed and relatively clean. Have area where you can feed pigeons. Perfect for stroll after museum visit.
  • A nice open space in the middle of Shanghai and a great meeting point. However if crowds aren't your thing you may be highly overwhelmed.

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