The Bund (Wai Tan), Shanghai

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Stroll along The Bund (Wai Tan) to become one with Shanghai's bustling crowds and take in views of the city's glittering skyline. The buildings lining this waterfront walk represent a broad variety of architectural styles, such as Gothic, Baroque, and Beaux-Arts. Take photos at the flood-control wall affectionately called the Lovers Wall and in front of the famous skyscrapers, including the Pearl Tower, whose pillars and spheres pierce the sky. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to The Bund (Wai Tan) by using our Shanghai trip planner .
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  • One of the most beautiful skylines in the world. Lots of large numbers of people, the most beautiful attraction of Shanghai. Beautiful at sunrise and wonderful at night. You can get there easily from Nanjing road.
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  • We went out for a walk, a bit chilly but we were Pleassntly surprised by how beautiful it is. We felt quite safe, there was police presence but not in your face. So many tourist doing selfies but not ...  more »
  • Despite the haze, you enjoy a great view of the skyline. Do not miss to make beautiful pictures
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  • The classic Old Shanghai in its glory. You can see the contrast of old & new Shanghai or China as it represents. The night walk is better than day time in my opinion to enjoy the area. But be aware of the weather as pollution is quite apparent in major city like Shanghai. From here you walk towards Nanjing Street to enjoy the night Market & shops just within minute walk.
  • Very hard to describe this place and what you feel. The words coming the closest to that are overwhelming and breathtaking. On the Bund side itself, there is a huge mix of buildings’ architecture coming from all over the world and is magnificent. On the other side of the Bund you face the Shanghai skylines and you just feel a very small tiny person very appreciative that you are there at that moment!
  • 1.No words to describe this place 2.Awesome location and beautiful old and new buildings 3.When ever I visited Shanghai,I never miss to visit this place 4. Mesmerizing views 5.We can easily spend 1 to 2hours here 6. Each building is unique Don't trust strangers here... Becareful with youth....
  • This is the iconic stop that all visitors must make. The beautiful skyline never fails to light up any photo to commemorate your trip to Shanghai. The area is usually crowded so be mentally prepared for that. I suggest coming here by public transport as that will give you the flexibility to take a slow walk down the boardwalk and capture photos anytime you want without worrying about your pickup point.  Try starting from near where Peace Hotel is, all the way down to the Hotel Indigo. Should take about 45 minutes for a nice slow walk.
  • Probably visiting Shanghai may be someone's dream, it is the stylist city and rich architecture. If coming in the winter, you will notice that all large trees along the roads lose their leaves. The Bund is a place not to be missed. You will experience the ancient buildings and beautiful Renaissance architecture in front of Huangpu River. The place will be crowded with people taking the stroll, sitting and relaxing. Lovely indeed!
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