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.
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.
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.