Bund 18 was the headquarters of the Standards Bank in China. Today after several years' renovation, it becomes one of the famous places for dining, entertainment and meeting.
On the first and second floors there are brand fashion shops, as well as accessories and jewelry shops. The headquarters of Zegna is on the third floor. The Creative Center on the 4th floor provides a platform for creativity and art to interact and integrate. Restaurants and Bar on the 5th, 6th and 7th floors offer Chinese and western food.
Nanjing Rd., famed as “No. 1 Street in China”, is an epitome of Shanghai 's history and culture. The 1,033-m long Pedestrian Walkway lies between the Bund and the People's Square. There are more than 600 shops on both sides of the walkway. There are not only 100-year old ones, famous brand ones but also specialty shops of different trades. At night, the whole walkway is lit up.
Fuzhou Rd. has long been reputed as “Cultural Street ” in Shanghai. On both sides of the street are well-known book stores, publishing houses and time-honored stationery stores dealing in writing brushes, ink sticks, rice paper, ink stones, etc. Also there are Foreign Languages Bookstore and Shanghai Book City. Other novelty stores offer a wide selection of pretty greeting cards, Huizhou rice paper, silk paper, Zhoushanlian writing brushes, artistic painting frames, and etc.
Huaihai Rd. at the center of city is one of the most bustling shopping streets in Shanghai. As an epitome of Shanghai's modern history, it is the showcase of its prosperity and the latest fashion with the feature of regional Shanghai culture. Huaihai Rd. facilitates a world-class shopping environment in Shanghai.
The area consists of the famous classical garden in south China Yuyuan Garden, the “kingdom of small articles of daily use”, and the “kingdom of delicacies”. There you will find the Old City God Temple, and the historical relic temple of Chengxiangge. A large number of rebuilt Ming and Qing dynasty-style buildings, together with the Nine-cornered Zigzag Bridge, Mid-lake Pavilion and Lotus Pond form an attractive scene for tourists. When night falls and light is on, the area attracts visitors with its glistening beauty. In the midst of competition in business Yuyuan Commercial City has become a hot sport for tourism, shopping and investment.
XuJiaHui, with XuJiaHui Square as the center, boasts a galaxy of well-known malls-Grand Gateway, Orient Shopping Center, Pacific, Shanghai LiuBai, HuiJin Department store, Pacific Digital Plaza, Metro City, Sunrise Department store, HuiLian Department store, etc. Besides, there thrives indeally-situated Metro Shopping Plaza underground with the flow of enthusiastic shoppers.
Located on Zhangyang Rd. of Pudong Lujiazui Finance and Trade Zone, the New Shanghai Commercial Center is one of the biggest commercial projects of Shanghai. With a comprehensive function of shopping, dining, entertainment, relaxation and working, it is the biggest modern commercial center in Asia.