Zone A, Zone B and Zone C of the World Expo Park, which span 3.93 square kilometers, brought together the national pavilions and themed pavilions during the 2010 World Expo. Some of these pavilions have been turned into venues serving new purposes and opened to the public. The China-Pavilion-turned China Art Palace opened on October 1, 2011 is one of the examples. City planners envisage creating what's known as "Five Districts and One Belt" on the site of Expo Park, including a 18.72-hectare pleasant, eco-friendly and easily accessible district that is home to the headquarters of state-run companies, offering 600,000 square meters' worth of offices.
Shanghai Expo Park Zone A, Zone B, Zone C
Yaohua Road Station, Changqing road Station, Houtan Road Station, Subway Line 7; Yaohua Road Station, China Art Museum Station, Subway Line 8
Located on the underground floor of Mercedes-Benz Arena, Century Star Skating is spacious and well-appointed, and boasts superb lighting and sound effects. Visitors are provided with protective gear and helmet for free. Dip your toe into skating and it takes some time before you are bold enough to negotiate the ice.
Housed in the China Pavilion of the 2010 Shanghai World Expo, China Art Museum features 27 exhibition halls measuring 64,000 square meters in area as well as such facilities as theater, conference hall and library. The 559-square-meter dining zone offers coffee, Western fast food and tea.
Displaying the collections of art from state-owned art organizations on a permanent basis, China Art Museum sheds interesting light on the origin and evolution of Chinese contemporary and modern art. At the same time, by working with the fine arts community of China, it collects and displays the works of art that are the post children of China's highest artistic creation, and also by working with the world's famous art museums, displays the contemporary and modern art treasures from other countries.
China Art Museum is a massive fine arts museum that makes for collection, display, exchanges, research and education. Here, visitors will be taken onto an eye-opening tour of the finest art creations by Chinese artists around the world.
World Expo Hotel Shanghai is just an 8-minute drive from Shanghai World Financial Center, a 40-minute drive from Pudong International Airport, and a 30-minute drive from Hongqiao International Airport. The hotel has 400 guestrooms which afford the best views of the World Expo site and Huangpu River, 42 suites including 4 diplomatic suites with balcony, and a presidential suite on the 28th floor.
Thanks to the creative ideas of an Italian designer, the Italian Pavilion of the Shanghai World Expo 2010 has morphed into Shanghai Italy Center and opened its doors again to the public. Focusing on tradition and innovation, the venue displays hundreds of sublime exhibits from Italy's leading museums, showcasing Italian masterpieces in the fields of jewelry, design, art, handicraft and cuisine, shedding light on the historic cultural and commercial exchanges between China and Italy. Exhibits include the bronze statue of David by Michelangelo, the model of Da Vinci's draft design, the imperial dinner table from the eighteenth century Italian palace, and the dome of Santa Maria del Fiore in Florence.
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