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The Bund

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Wàitān, 上海市
    "breathtaking lightning scenery on the Pudong side"(10 Tips)
    "One of the best night views in Asia."(8 Tips)
    Farra Nadiah Z.
    "The Bund is the historical and best place to see Shanghai skyline."(4 Tips)
    "Hands down has the best view of Shanghai's iconic skyline."(4 Tips)
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  • Mert Y.
    Mert YmzJune 1, 2015
    It is wonderful landscape of Shanghai. It is the best place I have ever seen. You can see Pudong landscape from here and can take lots of photos. I got taken photo here and by wechat I added it
    HUGO BOSSMay 17, 2013
    Go to the Bund Strip and take a walk at the river side during the blue hour to enjoy the breathtaking lightning scenery on the Pudong side and the famous Shanghai Skyline!
  • MUImui 
    MUImui October 28, 2013
    Better come at night to see lighting of building across the river so beautiful and too good to be true. I can spend almost 3 hours just stair at the view. Breath taking view from Shanghai.
  • Guillermo L.
    Guillermo LemaAugust 15, 2014
    You can see Pudong District and take great photos of Shanghai's awesome skyline: futuristics skyscrapers. Across the street there are a lot of historical buildings with european's architecture.
  • Elisa A.
    Elisa AnguloJune 20, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    You can't missed it in Shanghai. If you want a quieter place you can walk along the promenade after the restaurant in the Yacht club and if you go there in a weekday in the morning the place is yours
  • Nick K.
    Nick KFebruary 13, 2016
    Best place in Shanghai!!! Greatest view, especially in the evening. Suggest to start walking from People's square via Nanging Road and then take a walk in bund.
  • Seba
    SebaApril 2, 2016
    Perfect view and good to walk around and see Pudong on the other side. Perfect by night if view is good
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  • Stacy A.
    Stacy AustinSeptember 3, 2016
    What a picturesque view. Beautiful day or night. The banks across the street have some incredible architecture, as well. Definitely a must-see when in Shanghai.
  • 5 B.
    5 BeoNovember 11, 2016
    Located on the West Huangpu River (Puxi),always crowded both day&night (espescially in weekend).but look more beauty in the night,walking around & enjoy.View hight tower on the opposite riverbank
  • Kelly
    KellyJanuary 22, 2016
    Amazing views. Most of the lights shut off at 10pm, so come at dusk to give yourself plenty of time to take a leisurely stroll and enjoy the views.
  • Dyg. M.
    Dyg. MaisarahDecember 16, 2012
    Incredibly beautiful view in between the high rise and old european architecture. A must visit place. The lights during night at those Pudong's highrise building were so beautiful!
  • Alban N.
    Alban NogaretJanuary 2, 2015
    Must see for every tourists in Shanghai. You'd better avoid it for New year's eve and climb on the rooftops if you don't wanna be caught in a stampede
  • Dang L.
    Dang LeApril 8, 2015
    Make sure to go on a clear night! The building lights are beautiful. Even some boats are in bright LED lights as well. The lights turn off exactly at 10pm. Not a second later.
  • Hotel Indigo
    Hotel IndigoApril 19, 2013
    A stretch of superb buildings originally built for the British along the Huangpu River, today it has become a promenade that offers some of the best views of Shanghai. Read more
  • Kojiba O.
    Kojiba OriginaruApril 17, 2015
    Wonderful place for walking and take a picture of high tower another side
  • GiB km
    GiB kmJanuary 1, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    One of the most wonderful sightseeing in shanghai!!! Visit in the morning and night all beautiful,but have to go before all light close at 10pm.
  • The Wall Street Journal
    The Wall Street JournalFebruary 5, 2015
    In the early morning, locals, expats and tourists alike can be seen jogging, practicing tai chi and people-watching. Read more
  • Tom V.
    Great view of the financial district and an architectural row of buildings on the other side. Can be very crowded though!
  • Chao-Cheng W.
    Chao-Cheng WenAugust 12, 2016
    What a beautiful seeing. Many wedding couples take wedding photos there. And, we felt the power of a past age and current China country. Must visit in your life.
  • Jonas E.
    Jonas ElslanderSeptember 7, 2013
    If the Bund boardwalk is packed around Chenyi square (at the end of Nanjing Road), walk a bit North or South and the big crowds will disappear quickly.
  • Simple Discoveries
    Simple DiscoveriesMay 12, 2016
    Take a stroll along the waterfront and gaze onto the dazzling lights & heights of Shanghai. The iconic Pearl TV Tower doesn't light up until just after sunset so be patient for the night view.
  • Soroush 苏.
    Soroush 苏儒石June 5, 2016
    You haven't been or lived in Shanghai if you haven't visited this spot! Must see, especially at night.
  • Quentin L.
    Quentin LafonJuly 25, 2014
    The symbol of Shanghai ! Go there before 10:00 pm cause they turn the harbor lights off after. And don't forget to take postcard pictures !
  • Cecily S.
    Cecily StoreyAugust 19, 2015
    View from the Pudong side is spectacular. Plan ahead to walk after your visit as finding an available cab amongst the throng of people is near impossible.
  • Sabrina S.
    Sabrina ScottJune 12, 2013
    It's beautiful at night, but the best experience is early in the morning! Catch the residents flying kites, playing musical instruments and on their morning walks - sometimes backwards!
  • Vitor B.
    Vitor BrockSeptember 14, 2014
    This is the place to be at night! You can enjoy good food and a nice walk afterwards.
  • Michelin Travel & Lifestyle
    Among the colonial gems is the Waldorf Astoria, the former Shanghai Club: Get a cocktail at its fully restored Long Bar. - Green Guide Editor
  • Milica T.
    Milica TomicOctober 19, 2015
    The splendid attraction of the city. Also the symbol of Shanghai. Don't miss the cruise on Huangpu River,specially at night👌👌👌
  • Yanick L.
    Yanick LandrySeptember 28, 2015
    The view by night and by day are equally interesting experience. Be sure to come in between 7pm and 11pm for the light show on Pudong's buildings.
  • Alexandr K c.
    Alexandr K c-headOctober 4, 2014
    Scenic view to the skyline of modern China. The best time is to go here just before the sunset (about 6pm in summer).
  • Vee C.
    Vee ChaimuangmaApril 24, 2016
    You has to see it both on day time and night time. BEAUTIFUL! ps. Avoiding a foggy day is an suggestion. 😉
  • Tevfik Denizhan M.
    Take a look at "rich China". The real one is at Beijing's back streets. World's 2nd, China's 1st tallest building, pearl shaped tower and bottle opener shaped tower will be at your sight.
  • Artyom F.
    Artyom FedosovAugust 14, 2015
    Default location for every tourist. Come here at evening and admire of modern city view.
  • Luis W.
    Luis W.July 12, 2015
    Night scene is awesome. A bit crowded visit during weekend, not sure for weekdays.
  • Farra Nadiah Z.
    Farra Nadiah ZakariaNovember 16, 2013
    The Bund is the historical and best place to see Shanghai skyline. Its just amazing view. U'll definitely love it ❤️
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  • Luxos Magazine
    Luxos MagazineFebruary 10, 2012
    The most stylish French restaurant in Shanghai, Mr. and Mrs. Bund is a modern eatery that serves avant-garde cuisine in contemporary, relaxed surroundings. Read more
  • Clau H.
    Clau HLJanuary 3, 2015
    The view is pretty good, make sure you snap some pictures!. The bad thing: we had to wait in the line for 1.5 hours (no kidding), avoid the weekends and come another day that is not so crowded.
  • Jason Z.
    Jason ZhangFebruary 12, 2016
    In 1927 it's been accurately commented by Far East Review that 'Versatile style were built by multi countries yet in great harmony.'
  • Mj C.
    Mj ChowJune 5, 2015
    Its slight polluted when i went there. However da landscapes of buildings r rily great. But Rily pack of people
  • Greg Y.
    Greg YeadonSeptember 19, 2016
    What an amazing skyline! To top it all off, Shanhgai was smog free coming off the G20 summit.
  • CoCo S.
    CoCo Sumida❤August 7, 2013
    The night view is incredible! It reminds me of the city don't sleep!!! A must visit place in shanghai!!!!
  • John B.
    John BoothAugust 9, 2015
    Come early morning to beat the crowds, if your lucky and the smog isn't too bad the views are great.
  • Ivan G.
    Ivan GarinSeptember 25, 2015
    Breathtaking view at night when the lights turn on. Expect massive crouds and fight for a selfie space without strangers faces.
  • Ekaterina C.
    THE BUND is MUST-go in Shanghai, romantic lights and crowds of peoples, best time to visit: evening!
  • Lucho Z.
    Lucho ZúnigaJuly 31, 2013
    come early morning and take pictures to Pudong at sunrise. It is espectacular.
  • Jason N.
    Jason NMarch 8, 2012
    Simply stunning at night. Make sure you get here before 10:00 pm - they turn the harbor lights off!
  • John Q.
    John QuistJune 29, 2015
    Fantastic view, when you are in Shanghai go here for sure. Most scenic place in Shanghai
  • Robin B.
    Robin BlixtApril 26, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    If you get around here around 6 am you will see a bunch of elderly locals running backwards on the elevated walkpath.
  • Michelle S.
    Michelle SarioNovember 26, 2011
    The frog legs with kampot pepper is a yummy surprise. First frog legs I've ever had and I'm converted.
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