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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. Make The Bund (Wai Tan) part of your personalized Shanghai itinerary using our Shanghai vacation planner.
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  • We walked along the bund and saw the wonderful view of the skyscrapers in the city. The place was indeed a tourist spot everyone who visits Shanghai should not miss. You can walk the long stretch or j...  more »
  • 位于上海市中心黄浦区的黄浦江畔,是最具上海城市象征意义的景点之一。有人说“外滩的故事就是上海的故事”, 外滩的精华就在于52幢风格各异被称为“万国建筑博览”的外滩建筑群。  more »
  • Due to time constraint, only managed to visit in the morning. The view is still spectacular. Only drawback was the haze condition causing low visibility.  more »
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  • The bund (which is coincidently an Indian word) at Sanghai is a must see. Particularly in the evning. It is nicely made and one can see the reflections of lights in the water. In fact the water takes the colours of the lights. An amazing sight.
  • THE place with THE view (Shanghai Skyline). This is photography spot of that famous skyline, and with a bunch of people. Hopefully weather serves you well and you will get your legendary photo from here and be proud. Just remember to take a look at the other things too like statues, monuments and old bund buildings, not only the skyline. Also, recommended visiting during the night as well when the whole skyline lights up.
  • The skyline is not really that impressing compared to other cities. Still worth a visit. Avoid it on foggy days.
  • Great little historic slice of shanghai. Great buildings still in fantastic condition. The only downside is the huge crowds you have to negotiate.
  • Spectacular views in the night. Iconic tourist attractions in Shanghai. Lighting last till 10/11 PM every night. Views of the cruise boat is awesome too.