Yu Garden

The "Yu Yuan" is a classical "Chinese Garden" following the Gardens of Suzhou. The "Yu Garden" shows typical elements of the southern gardens. The formaly private garden was built in 1559. It was opened to the public in 1961 and is now one of the main attractions of Shanghai. 

Jingan Gongyuan

Close to the "Jingan Temple" there is the "Jingan Garden". The beautiful park is an oasis in the bustling city. There are cafes and restaurants on the lakeside, to rest and relax. The sculpture of an big iron rhino is on the lawn next to the central avenue. 

Huang Pu Riverpark

As extension of the famous "Bund", the "Huang Pu Riverpark" is situated on the northeastern river bank. The park on the Huang Pu is an interesting combination of architecture and landscape design.  

Renmin Gongyuan

Surrounded by skyscrapers the "People's Park" is the "Central Park" of Shanghai. In "Renmin Gungyuan" and adjacent "Renmin Square" you will find museums, theaters and other attractions. To the south the "Peoples Square" is conected to the "Yanzhong Park".


Renmin Dadao


Suzhou He

The "Suzhou River" flows into the "Hunangpu" river. Previously the "Suzhou He" was a foul-smelling sewer. In 1998 the creek has been cleaned. Since then the Riverfront area has become a popular address. There is also a romatic chinese movie called "Suzhou He". Therefore the small river is quite famous in China. 

Map Gardens in Shanghai


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