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Shanghai Exhibition Center, Shanghai

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The Shanghai Exhibition Centre or the Shanghai Exhibition Hall is an exhibition and convention centre in central Shanghai, China. The building was built in 1955 as the Sino-Soviet Friendship Building to commemorate the alliance between China and the Soviet Union, a name by which many locals still refer to the building. Reflecting its original name, the design draws heavily on Russian and Empire style neoclassical architecture with Stalinist neoclassical innovations.The building is a major landmark in Shanghai. At 93,000 square metres, it is one of the largest integrated building complexes in central Shanghai by footprint. At 110.4 metres (to top of spire), it was for decades (1955–1988) the tallest building in Shanghai. Its main frontage, an open quadrangle with an elaborate central tower, faces Yan'an Road, today the main east-west artery across central Shanghai, while its secondary façade, a colonnade, faces West Nanjing Road, one of the premier retail and commercial streets of Shanghai.
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  • Place a big exhibition, but is famous for the beauty of its buildings in Shanghai. Earlier access is not good, not only as a transport walk from Nanjing West Road, jing'an Temple Station, subway line 2 (line 7, too!), it took about 10 minutes is able to BRT Shanghai Exhibition station now came in handy. I think it is worth even watching from the outside. Before Taiwan's restaurant on the premises is really nice, not now.
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  • Shanghai Exhibition Center, formerly known as the Sino-Soviet friendship mansion, Russian neo-classical building, the venue is large, organises a large-scale event, held March 8, 2017 – March 11 "design" exhibition, bringing together domestic and foreign brands, is well worth a look at the exhibition.
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  • Shanghai book fair, met people more. Building for years, and am curious in advance of the Exhibition Centre, here is what. Inside can be seen is old but still strong
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  • Shanghai it's an Amazing city! Small world inside of
  • This is a massive exhibition centre and easy to get to via Line on the Shanghai Subway.
  • West gate. Used to be named China-soviet union friendship mansion. High-end exhibitions held here.
  • Nice
  • Built a Russan architect..

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