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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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  • During their stay in Shanghai one evening I went to see the Bund, climbing the steps to gain access to the large terrace on the River I saw appear slowly the beautiful skyline and I felt a strong emotion mixed with astonishment. One of the most beautiful places seen in life.
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  • The picture postcard views of Pudong across the river are worth the crowds (& the sometimes long wait to get right up to the front). This is very popular with Chinese visitors too, so it's good for pe...  more »
  • Nice touristy place to mark your presence in Shanghai. I was there on cold January night, have a nice photo session but really can't stand the cold :( Though witnessed pre wedding photo session which ...  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.