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The Bund (Wai Tan), Shanghai

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Historic Walking Area
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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  • One of those experiences that must be done when you visit a place. The night walk on this riverfront will give you tons of opportunities for great pictures and nice memories.  more »
  • It's always a pleasure to promenade along the Riverside on the Bund when in Shanghai. There is such history to contemplate and spectacular sights to behold.  more »
  • Best to go during the night when the lights are switched on you can see the bright LCD play. It might get pretty crowded and do take care of your belonging when you go there. Do take some time to stro...  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.