Zhongshan Road, Shanghai

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Built in the 1930s to limit foreign concessions in the city, Zhongshan Road has become one of Shanghai's most significant routes, particularly for its waterfront area along the Huangpu River. Opposite the iconic promenade, the road features an elevated section where you can take in the scenery. Walking along, you'll see Shanghai's history encapsulated in the architecture, from historic buildings of British colonialism to Pudong's ultramodern skyscrapers, making up the recognizable skyline of today's Shanghai. Take a break from sightseeing in one of the world-renowned cafes or restaurants. Make Zhongshan Road part of your personalized Shanghai itinerary using our Shanghai sightseeing planner.
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  • This road runs alongside the bund, it featurse many of the old historic buildings. To get a good view of these you need to walk along this road. Off this road up the side streets are many shopping...  more »
  • Zhongsham Road is the thoroughfare on which the buildings that contribute to an area known as The Bund stand. There are some outstanding examples of Neoclassical and Art Deco architectural styles...  more »

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