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Old February 15th, 2010, 01:27 PM   #301
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THE BUND

Banque de I'Indochine Building housed the French bank.










The former Consulate-General of the United Kingdom building is one of the oldest and largest building in The Bund. Built in the Renaissance Revival style in 1873, it once housed the Consulate-General of the United Kingdom, hence the name. The building has been renovated and is now the Peninsula Hotel.



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WALKING THE STREETS OF SHANGHAI - PART 2


Walking off the northern end of the Bund is the Monument to the People's Heroes




In the background are some of Shanghai's new skyscrapers




The Waibadu Bridge with the Broadway Mansions behind








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Old February 18th, 2010, 03:03 PM   #303
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Amazing Huangpu River view




Across the river, mid-day smog engulfs the highrises of Pudong District




The Broadway Mansions Hotel, built in 1934




The Astor House Hotel was established in 1846.




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More skyscrapers are rising










By mid afternoon, smog has began to subside...

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Three of Shanghai icons - the 457m high Orient Pearl TV Tower, the 88-storey 421m pagoda-like formed Jin Mao Tower, and newer 492m high giant bottle-opener Shanghai World Financial Center.







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At dusk, smog has subsided and Pudong District was more visible. The Huangpu River promenade along The Bund was under rehabilitation in preparation for Shanghai's hosting of World Expo 2010. Tourists were deprived of an unobstructed view of the riverfront skyline.











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In what way is Tokyo the best city in Asia?

'Cause if you're talking about urban lay-out,I would beg to disagree.
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PEOPLE'S PARK & SQUARE


What used to be racecourse is now occupied by the landscaped People's Park in the northern half, and People's Square and Shanghai Museum in the southern section.










One of World Expo 2010 markers in the park




Retro phone booth

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The People's Park subway station








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The Shanghai Museum displays some of the best cultural relics from China's neolithic period to the Qing Dynasty. The museum was established in 1952, and the current building opened in 1995 with a design that recalls some of the exhibits and symbolizes "a round heaven and a square earth."






Across the street from Shanghai Museum is the Concert Hall.













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Great photos! Did you have time to just walk around those shopping malls around people's square? Btw shanghai museum is definitely one of the most boring museum i have ever been to..

ps. what time did you visit? there are way too less people in the metro for peoples square station
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Great, very nice photos from Shanghai
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Great photos! Did you have time to just walk around those shopping malls around people's square? Btw shanghai museum is definitely one of the most boring museum i have ever been to..

ps. what time did you visit? there are way too less people in the metro for peoples square station
It was mid-day, around 1PM.
It's not rush hour, hence there were not so many people.


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Great, very nice photos from Shanghai
As always, thanks mate.
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AROUND SHANGHAI'S PEOPLE'S PARK

While retaining the old buildings and structures of colonial Shanghai, People's Park is likewise surrounded by modernity - impressive infrastructure and gleaming glass and steel skyscrapers.











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Quite literally overshadowed by the gleaming new glass and steel skyscrapers that surround it, Mu'en Tang, the Merciful Baptism Church, lies on the eastern side of People's Square. It was built in 1929 as the American Baptist Church.




An inter-denominational survivor of China's many revolutions, it is open to all, although the services are in Chinese only.





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