Pudong New Area, Shanghai

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Known as the new urban district on the coast of the East China Sea, Pudong New Area attracts millions of tourists annually because of its skyscrapers and modern architecture. Covering an area of 570,000 sq m (354 sq mi), the district includes many scenic spots such as financial centers, museums, aquariums, boulevards, and historical sites. The commercial hub has some of world's tallest edifices, so head to one of tower's observatories to photograph the vast, urbanized Yangtze River Delta. Due to the site's sheer size, you may want to hire a tour guide to orient yourself better and gain more insight about your whereabouts. Using our world travel planner, Shanghai attractions like Pudong New Area can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • We were here in 2006 and at the time the Pearl of Asia was the tallest building in Pudong ! It is unbelievable how fast this part of Shanghai has developed since ! Have a look at the two pictures belo...  more »
  • It was a cloudy day so I wonder if that is why it wasn't so impressive? I couldn't understand the hype to be honest. However, driving along the highway to get from Bund to Pudong was awesome.  more »
  • Visited the "needle" radio tower and was thoroughly impressed. As we rode up the elevator, a guide gave a brief rundown of the building and its structure. The observation deck was marvelous and provid...  more »

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