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Yu Garden

(豫园)
Garden, Park, and Historic Site
Lǎo běi mén, 上海市
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  • Adam S.
    "famous dumpling and tea house!"(5 Tips)
    Simple Discoveries
    "Nice gardens amid the bustle of Shanghai."(3 Tips)
    Lucy M.
    "crowded than the gardens of Suzhou."(17 Tips)
    Simon M.
    "Beautiful Chinese garden."(2 Tips)
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  • Frankie J. 😎 G.
    One of my favorite place in Shanghai! not only an incredible huge scenic garden but also the entire area, with plenty of shops, restaurants, food stalls and the foodcourt!
  • Gregory K.
    Gregory Kuebler3 weeks ago
    Pretty tourist y spot. Good for gift buying lame stuff. Feels like a Florida mall strip
  • Faezeh K.
    One of most beautiful pkaces in shanghai💟
  • MK C.
    MK ChanMay 20
    U can enjoy pretty good a Chinese food but very crowded
  • Andrew C.
    This beautiful garden is nestled into the old town section!!! The place is so expansive and can wander for hours... kind of boring, but actual sculptures and waterfalls and plants are gorgeous!!
  • The Ritz-Carlton
    It is a real historic gem amid the bustle of Shanghai. Come on a weekday morning to avoid the crowds.
  • Eric K.
    Eric KimJanuary 17
    Even though it is a private garden, it is very large. After paying the admission fee, you will be able to see beautiful buildings and unusual garden scenes. If you go to Shanghai, be sure to visit~!
  • Susan H.
    Susan Hwang NanzerDecember 19, 2016
    Great place to go for a piece of the old history frm Qing dynasty. Bad for strollers as the road is uneven. Took the kids and I about 3-4 hours (we took our time) to walk through. Plan on alot walking
  • Era F.
    Era FuchikDecember 16, 2016
    Google map entrance wrong, look for the little bridge. RMB 30 fee to get in, as everywhere in china, prices in the gift shops are negotiable
  • Maxim V.
    Maxim VosNovember 17, 2016
    Bit crowded by (Chinese) tourists, but a must see in the city
  • 5 B.
    5 BeoNovember 2, 2016
    Walking Street with alot of food,clothing shop around near Cheng Huang Miao (God of City Temple).Price of course expensive.Should'n buy electric stuff in this area or maybe u will buy a fake stuff
  • Viegen P.
    Viegen PgSeptember 14, 2016
    Tooooo much crowded
  • Mariana S.
    Mariana Stuginski BarbosaSeptember 4, 2016
    Same as every garden in China. Crowded!
  • Mariana R.
    Mariana RodriguesAugust 19, 2016
    Currently closed for restoration
  • 🌹Sun!
    🌹Sun!July 30, 2016
    Yuyuan Garden
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  • Alex S.
    Alex SanchezJune 14, 2016
    Crazy busy, if you are really into gardens avoid this. Nothing but commerce.
  • Barnabas K.
    Barnabas KegyeMay 21, 2016
    Great place. Worth the visit, you can be done in an hour and the Old street shopping mall is right there.
  • Simple Discoveries
    Simple DiscoveriesMay 12, 2016
    Nice gardens amid the bustle of Shanghai. You'll rub elbows with tourists and locals on your way in and while at the Garden so keep your valuables close.
  • marcus L.
    marcus LMarch 29, 2016
    Wow... Crowded as hell and needs some renovation. Water looks pretty dirty. Fishes and turtles seem to be still alive.
  • Nick T.
    Nick TanDecember 29, 2015
    The trick in buying stuff here is to haggle down the price to more than half, then if the vendor doesn't agree with you, start to walk away. The vendor would almost always give in to you!
  • K L.
    K LDecember 11, 2015
    So crowded but for one reason or another, visitors go here and seems to enjoy it. I live here and I don't get it.
  • Rik S.
    Rik SilvaDecember 9, 2015
    Take the garden tour. I wish my backyard looked like this
  • Maj A.
    Maj Al-HamoodDecember 6, 2015
    Superb garden, quite peaceful place..
  • Faisal B.
    Faisal Bin MajidDecember 6, 2015
    Breathtaking
  • Andy S.
    Andy SengDecember 1, 2015
    Once of my favourite place since 1996
  • Ian P.
    Ian PlekkerNovember 30, 2015
    This place lives up to its fame. Come on a weekday morning to avoid the crowds. Lovely gardens worth a stroll, though its actually more buildings than greenery. A real historic gem surrounded by shit.
  • Turkish Airlines
    Turkish AirlinesNovember 26, 2015
    Lose yourself among ancient surrondings at the Yu Yuan Gardens in Shanghai! Tip: Make sure you have your camera on you as you’ll want to be taking lots of photos.
  • Ryan W.
    Ryan WarrenderNovember 16, 2015
    Worth checking out for sure. The coy are like the size of small dolphins.
  • Milica T.
    Milica TomicOctober 23, 2015
    Ming and Qing architecture style....
  • Tevfik Denizhan M.
    Ancestors of today's people around the Yu Garden's marketplace would slay their grandchildren. +Hello 5000 Yuan - no it is expensive I won't buy +okay, okay 5 yuan. Sons of bitches.
  • Allen A.
    Allen AugustAugust 13, 2015
    Xiaolongbao or steamed bun with crab meat and pork stuffing. This place always had line and well worth the wait.
  • Vladislav P.
    Vladislav PergeJuly 30, 2015
    Don't get scammed. Most of the stuff you can buy here doesn't go above 10-80RMB. Haggle. Also there's plenty of cheap restaurants, just look for them.
  • Mariana Y.
    Mariana YañezJuly 28, 2015
    Try this 👍 xialongbao
  • Enda N.
    Enda NasutionJuly 22, 2015
    Maybe visit this place once is enough
  • Vincent G.
    Vincent GreeneJuly 7, 2015
    Amazing China traditional building
  • Mj C.
    Mj ChowJune 5, 2015
    Was da private garden back to 1558 n being renovated n become a great place to visit wif historical buildings n praceful atmosphere.
  • Nikki
    NikkiMay 26, 2015
    A beautiful Japanese style garden in the unlikeliest of surroundings. Explore the side streets afterwards for authentic shanghainese life
  • Nico P.
    Nico PitneyMay 10, 2015
    Go right at 830 when it opens. Nice tea house next to the entrance.
  • Heberth M.
    Heberth MarquesApril 21, 2015
    So quite and beautiful place.
  • Kojiba O.
    Kojiba OriginaruApril 18, 2015
    You will lost in this garden
  • Alya D.
    Alya DanilovaApril 6, 2015
    Amazing feeling,tasty snacks,garden is perfect. But too many ppl at weekends and twice price for all stuffs where
  • OngAndrew 翁.
    OngAndrew 翁March 28, 2015
    Really an awesome park cum garden. Take time to walk around & experienced the Chinese decorated this beautiful garden.
  • minzyiii
    minzyiiiMarch 16, 2015
    huge 2-hecture garden! admission fee is needed for entrance
  • Harika B.
    Harika BiliciFebruary 6, 2015
    Go on a sunny spring day (weekday, and never on a national holiday!) to see it at its best. On a gloomy & crowded day, it's not as beautiful. Old town area with shops is much worthy of seeing.
  • Harika B.
    Harika BiliciFebruary 6, 2015
    Find Fuyou Rd near the metro exit if you want to buy good silk & cashmere scarves the cheapest. Inside the old town, prices will triple.
  • Trish
    TrishJanuary 21, 2015
    super crowded and overwhelming but typical of any tourist hotspot.
  • Sangho. N.
    Sangho. Na mDecember 30, 2014
    admission fee 30 yuan
  • Sin Wei
    Sin WeiDecember 26, 2014
    Garden with lots of rocks decor; typical Chinese garden; worth to go in and snap photo around. Peak season cny 40; low peak season cny 30
  • Alban N.
    Alban NogaretDecember 22, 2014
    Between Christmas and New year's eve is the only moment where the place is not crowded
  • Willard W.
    Willard WalkerNovember 15, 2014
    I avoided this place for over two years because I could not imagine such a nice garden in such a tourist trap. I should have come sooner!
  • Jono H.
    Jono HaysomNovember 4, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Nice place, come early to avoid tourists!
  • Mohan A.
    Mohan AmarasiriOctober 23, 2014
    A beautiful place with so many shops. Everything you need to buy can be found here. But better to haggle.
  • Johan Farid Khairuddin (.
    Johan Farid Khairuddin (JFK)October 20, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    There are 2 Starbucks here. Go to the one in the corner, better and less crowded (bigger too). The place is good to see stuff and scenery but don't bother going to shop there! Expensive rip offs.
  • Schwin H.
    Schwin HOctober 19, 2014
    Packed on weekend
  • Jennifer H.
    Jennifer HardiSeptember 12, 2014
    Beautiful stunning garden. I was there during spring, definitely must visit this place if you are in Shanghai. The colour of the koi fish are so vibrant too!
  • Josh P.
    Josh PartijoSeptember 6, 2014
    It's a reasonably nice garden and worth the price. Lots of tourists obviously.
  • Errin V.
    Errin VeraniSeptember 5, 2014
    Across the street have a lot of cheap stuffs.. Better to get in a bulk.
  • Shamika H.
    Shamika HaZiAugust 21, 2014
    One the places in Shanghai with great historical value... got so many shops to eat.so famous for historical dumpling shop
  • Sonya S.
    Sonya SparksAugust 20, 2014
    It's like a massive sea of people on the weekend, but head upstairs in any restaurant for an early lunch and avoid some of the crowd
  • Muhanad
    MuhanadAugust 2, 2014
    Good place to buy traditional gifts
  • Quentin L.
    Quentin LafonJuly 25, 2014
    Such a peaceful place ! Very beautiful and authentic Chinese garden. It's not free but the visit worth the price !
  • Marijama A.
    Marijama AbdulaiJuly 15, 2014
    Beautiful scenery : romantic
  • Jane F.
    Jane FigueroaJune 21, 2014
    With lily...
  • ŠKODA AUTO - CAREER
    ŠKODA AUTO - CAREERApril 29, 2014
    A quiet piece of old China in bustling Shanghai. It does absorb a lot of people but still could get a quite crowded. Come in the morning to enjoy its peaceful atmosphere.
  • Tess V.
    Tess VApril 9, 2014
    Try to visit on a weekday. In the weekends it's too crowded.
  • Natalia T.
    Natalia TApril 1, 2014
    Too many touristic shops, but very authentic place. Nice to walk in
  • Dane H.
    Dane HartzellOctober 31, 2013
    Make sure to go upstairs to the Old Shanghai Tea House for both tea and the views.
  • Dev P.
    Dev POctober 26, 2013
    Lovely garden built in the 15th Century! A must-see in Shanghai
  • ikach
    ikachOctober 18, 2013
    BE A FISH MAGNET: Smuggle in some bread crumbs or fish food & they ALL will be yours!
  • T0N
    T0NSeptember 28, 2013
    Be wary of a friendly group of young Chinese usually around the metro.They will ask you to take a picture of them to start conversation and than will lure you to a tea house to pay for a performance.
  • Filipe d.
    Filipe de SouzaSeptember 28, 2013
    The 40 yuan is worth it...
  • Adon B.
    Adon BuckleySeptember 23, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    The garden party is rubbish...
  • H B.
    H BombSeptember 21, 2013
    Busy and touristy but a Shanghai must-do nonetheless.
  • Sara L.
    Sara L.September 4, 2013
    show your student ID to get 50% off entrance fee.
  • Serhan T.
    Serhan TekinAugust 30, 2013
    a place must see - very peaceful
  • Ana S.
    Ana SalazarAugust 29, 2013
    I loved the garden but not so much the mixed antique Chinese place with even McDonalds or Starbucks inside
  • Simon O.
    Simon OpsomerAugust 20, 2013
    Pay to go in the actual garden. It's totally worth it! You can enter for half of the entrance fee with a student ID.
  • CP
    CPAugust 4, 2013
    Beautiful oasis in the city. Great place to relax and take photos after exploring the shops on old street.
  • Francisco L.
    Francisco LopezJuly 25, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Yu garden is beautiful, a place to have a good rest.
  • Adam I.
    Adam IngJuly 7, 2013
    Beer is really expensive. Either predrink or bring your own
  • Konrad S.
    Konrad StefanowiczJune 5, 2013
    Try to visit early morning before crowd
  • Jaeyun K.
    Jaeyun KimMay 19, 2013
    To see a beautiful Chinese garden it is worth to pay entrance fee to go in!
  • Venny F. V.
    So touristy place.... This is the situations in front of Entrace Gate of Yu Garden. So crowded...! Avoid on week end if you willing to visit here..
  • Pavel H.
    Pavel H.April 22, 2013
    Opening hours 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM. Entrance fee 40 RMB.
  • Hotel Indigo
    Hotel IndigoApril 19, 2013
    Small steam buns are a famous local snack of Shanghai. Try the small steam buns available at Yu Garden and experience the real local flavor, which has more than 100 years of history in Shanghai. Read more
  • FRANCIS P.
    FRANCIS PARKApril 4, 2013
    Get Starbucks tumbler for Yuyuan Garden Edition at nearby store.
  • Lucy M.
    Lucy MichaelApril 4, 2013
    Stunning detail in the pavilions - use a large depth of field on your camera settings to capture these sharply.
  • Lucy M.
    Lucy MichaelApril 4, 2013
    Favourite place in Shanghai, and less crowded than the gardens of Suzhou. Find a spot by the lake and sit, letting everyone else go by. It will feel peaceful and warm.
  • Simon M.
    Simon MossMarch 19, 2013
    Beautiful Chinese garden. Very peaceful. Great to get out of the hustle and bustle of Shanghai.
  • Chantae V.
    Chantae VetriceMarch 14, 2013
    This place is a madhouse full of scam artists asking you to go to tea houses...ha! Other than that, pretty cool but pricey. The temple there is a must-see.
  • Yong C.
    Yong ChenFebruary 24, 2013
    Do not go today, so many people here.
  • Gill
    GillFebruary 16, 2013
    Cute little tranquil oasis to spend a little time away from the chaos that is in the market surrounding it!
  • Larry A.
    Larry ArnoldDecember 22, 2012
    Buy your pearls at Rm 3019, #3020 No. 288 FuYou Road YuYuan Shanghai China. This is Rita's booth. I have been buying from her for 4 years.
  • Ricky S.
    Ricky SuNovember 16, 2012
    It's a part of City God Temple. Sometimes when people says Yu Garden, they really mean the City God Temple.
  • Cerys H.
    Cerys HearseyOctober 29, 2012
    The last hour of the day is marginally quieter than other times, and midweek quieter than weekends - put the two together and you might find a peaceful spot!
  • Carole
    CaroleOctober 21, 2012
    Many people but a lovely & beautiful place to visit :) One-must see in Shanghai! ;)
  • Blair
    BlairSeptember 29, 2012
    Fun time turning down the young kids asking us to take their picture and chatting with us to eventually be invited to a Chinese Tea Ceremony. Had my fun with them
  • Mario Enrico
    Mario EnricoAugust 13, 2012
    Unfortunately it is a place already too western oriented. Lost its beautiful traditional history. No soul. You can even find Starbucks. This is too sad.
  • Selin E.
    Selin ErtekinJune 21, 2012
    Its a great place to spend time
  • Omer Y.
    Omer YldrmApril 21
    Tapınaklar
    Upvoted May 7
  • Alan x.
    Alan x el mundoJanuary 21
    Preciosos jardines, vale la pena visitarlos temprano antes de que lleguen los grupos y entender porque fueron creados para la relajación y contemplación
  • Lily S.
    Lily SamNovember 19, 2016
    Baozi hao chi
  • HanHan L.
    HanHan LinNovember 5, 2016
    觀光客相當多,建築都挺古典的,可以在商圈買到很多伴手禮。豫園在商圈之中,需要額外買票入場,印象中一張全票是 RMB 80,若要入園找個導覽員同行比自己走馬看花亂逛好
  • Glitch
    GlitchNovember 5, 2016
    건물은 옛 느낌으로 이국적이나 모두 유사한 샵들과 제품들 너무 조악하고, 관광인파 많아 정신없음.특히 인증사진 찍는 정원등은 거의 키치의 정점.
  • 5 B.
    5 BeoNovember 2, 2016
    Khu buôn bán vui chơi sầm uất,còn gọi là Thương Thành nằm ngay gần đó,có cả miếu Thành Hoàng.Nói chung 0 nên mua đồ điện tử ở đây vì dễ bị mua phải đồ đểu.Giá cả ở đây khá đắt đỏ
  • Anita M.
    Anita MartinOctober 29, 2016
    Preciosos jardines. Contemplar esta antigua edificación china y caminar entre sus calles es un placer
  • Gianluca F.
    Gianluca FiorettiSeptember 27, 2016
    Eccellente parco
  • Jungran P.
    Jungran ParkAugust 3, 2016
    사람들이 만두 정원 효 에 대해 이야기합니다
  • Oxana H.
    Очень красивый сад, как будто бы и не в большом городе
  • Maria T.
    Maria TrofimovaMay 3, 2016
    Не задерживайтесь на входе, сад большой, в глубине красивее и нет толп
  • Hyunwook C.
    Hyunwook ChaJanuary 17, 2016
    예원은 3시쯤 들어가는걸 추천한다. 왜냐하면 낮의 경치/ 경치를 모두 볼 수 있기 때문이다. 둘다 봐야 왜 사람들이 예원을 찾는지 알 수 있을듯! 아! 취두부 냄새가 좀 나는 곳이 있으니 조심할 것 ㅋ
  • Alper Kadir K.
    Alper Kadir KadeşNovember 21, 2015
    Şangay da görülmesi gereken yerlerden biri. İzmir Kemeraltı gibi küçük dükkanlardan oluşuyor ama Çin mimarisi
  • Andrea Z.
    Andrea ZavattarelliOctober 13, 2015
    Un giro veloce lo merita. Atmosfera e storia.
  • Gaby G.
    Gaby GonzalezOctober 3, 2015
    Del 01 al 07 de octubre son vacaciones en todo China, los lugares turísticos están al doble de lo normal, y este es uno de ellos paciencia. Es un buen lugar por todo lo que venden aprovechen.
  • alamosa
    alamosaJune 14, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    老上海的市中心!到上海一定要去的地方。
  • Yoshihiro U.
    Yoshihiro UmezawaApril 28, 2015
    近くの小籠包の店が良い。
  • Katiiii M.
    Katiiii MissApril 12, 2015
    باغى تاريخى و زيبا و تو در تو و پيچيده با داستانى شنيدنى در يكى از زيباترين نقاط تاريخى و گردشگرى شانگهاى ..
  • han m.
    han margaretFebruary 20, 2015
    정원의 담벼락.. 그 위를 지키는 용.
  • Denis L.
    Denis LesishJanuary 20, 2015
    На этой улочке есть приятный японский ресторанчик - суши экспресс, очень вкусно и большой выбор суси, роллов и тд. Цены тоже приятные )
  • Ivan S.
    Ivan SydorenkoNovember 1, 2014
    Очень красивый китайский традиционный сад, жаль только что рано закрывается. Туристов много, но есть где от них спрятаться. Выход 40rmb
  • Lionel P.
    Lionel PiersonSeptember 29, 2014
    Vendeurs qui harcèlent les passants pour des gadgets, un bon repas pas cher avec une réduction de 10% et des copies de sacs et montres. Starbucks, kebab,... Anachronisme dans ce beau quartier ancien.
  • Natalia K.
    Natalia KazitskayaSeptember 11, 2014
    Интересное место. Найдите рыбок в пруду. А ещё там есть черепахи и черепашата. Щайдите в чайный дом на дегустацию и попробуйте улун, покупать не обязательно.
  • Andrey U.
    Andrey UrbanovskiySeptember 5, 2014
    Обязательно выпейте чаю.
  • Irish
    IrishAugust 17, 2014
    Если вас обычно кусают комары, то не забудьте от них спрей, иначе сожрут!!!
  • Simoria V.
    Simoria VrikolakwnAugust 8, 2014
    κάτι μεταξύ Εθνικού κήπου και Πλάκας με φροντίδα κινέζικη να είναι πιο ελκυστικό απ όσο ήταν πριν 20 χρόνια
  • Simoria V.
    Simoria VrikolakwnAugust 8, 2014
    Να μάθετε για την ιστορία του κήπου και γιατί ονομάζεται έτσι.
  • Simoria V.
    Simoria VrikolakwnAugust 8, 2014
    Ενδιαφέροντες οι κήποι τα μονοπάτια και το μικρό χωριο με τους λουκουμάδες τα φαγητα και τα shows αλλα εντάξει .Το μαγαζί με το τσάι το μέσον της λίμνης καλό .
  • MITORA
    MITORAJuly 13, 2014
    CANAANの聖地です。
  • Туяна Б.
    Очень красиво
  • Kelen V.
    Kelen V.May 9, 2014
    Ainda se esbaldar na HÄAGEN-DAZS depois da diversão nas lojinhas de lindos souvenirs!
  • Orhan A.
    Orhan AlakuşApril 12, 2014
    Şangaya gelipte uğramadan gidilmemesi gereken bir yer,Çin'in tarihi yapısıyla beraber hediyelik eşya alınması için çok uygun bir mekan
  • Michael G.
    Michael GovorkovJanuary 6, 2014
    Полная задница. Китайцы даже хуже негров.
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