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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. Put People's Square (Renmin Guang Chang) on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Shanghai vacation builder.
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  • I easily came here (to People's Square station on line 2) on the metro from Pudong. The fountain area was very active, and I enjoyed watching the families and children playing in the fountain. I walke...  more »
  • Good meeting place and Ausgangspukt for exploring the pedestrian zone and the Middle Park. Train connections are below the square many U.
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  • People's Square (Renmin Guang Chang) is a large public square in the Huangpu district, site of Shanghai's government headquarters. As American's we jump to Tiananmen Square which is totally different ...  more »
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  • 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.
  • Is a touristy área, and like all of them, it is busy. Must have seen once. But definetely better places to go to in Shanghai.
  • An amazing experience. So much to learn about the Chinese Culture and history. A must for all visiting this amazing city of Shanghai.
  • The good 1. Typical park at the heart of a city 2. lots of building views 3. place to escape the business of the city Cons 1. Tends to have lots of people 2. Lots of Grand Pa and Grand ma selling their child for marriage
  • 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.