Yu Garden (Yuyuan), Shanghai

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Visitors flock to Yu Garden (Yuyuan) to wander the winding paths between lakes, over bridges, and through pagodas. This garden, built by an officer of the Ming dynasty in 1559, remains best known for its elaborate towers, pavilions, exhibit halls, and many water features. Stop at the tea house for a snack and to watch the fish, turtles, and tourists roaming different sections of the garden. Put Yu Garden (Yuyuan) on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Shanghai trip itinerary app .
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  • YuYuan garden is always crowded by tourists. View his usual course but need to here when the first time to china because along the way about there are souvenir hawker and oleh2
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  • Part of the highlights of Shanghai. Not to be missed. Eat dim sum at the restaurant at the end of the bridge
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  • These gardens are in the middle of old town. The gardens and the buidling were wonderful then stepping out of the walled gardens yopu are in old town which is the first china town  more »
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  • Definitely avoid weekends or any public holiday because it will be super crowded and you won't get to enjoy the garden. It's not very big garden but a lot to see. You can easily spend half a day here. The interesting attraction is the dragon on the roof, with big dragon head and body on the long roof. See if you can spot it.
  • Very beautiful Chinese type mansion. Belongs to high rank official during Chinese Dynasty. Represent beauty at Dynasty era. Definitely place you should visit in Shanghai,otherwise you will miss a lot :)
  • Authentic Chinese garden. Quite big area with beautiful trees and rocks as well as structures. You can enjoy some shopping and food around.
  • Avoid weekend as the city of peoples. Enjoy every bit of it as during winter. Good weather will makes sightseeing more enjoyable.
  • Very nice garden. The price is 30 RMB, it's 4 euro not expensive at all and worth it. Beautiful architecture, trees, leaves on the ground (when I was here in December). A relaxing place

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