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Yuyuan Garden - Shanghai Landmarks Puxi
 
 
● Yuyuan Garden ● Yuyuan Commercial City ● Old City God Temple
● Shanghai Old Street    
 
Yuyuan Garden
Add: 218 Anren Rd.
Tel: +86 21 63282465
Opening: 8:30-17:00
Website: www.yugarden.com.cn
 
 
A famous classical garden in south China , it was once famed as the “top beauty in southeast China”. First built during the Ming Dynasty, 400 years ago, by a Sichuan minister of finance named Pan Yunduan, it has been several times renovated by the government since the Liberation and is now one of the key relic sites in the country under state protection. The garden is divided into the scenic sections of “Mountains and Forests in the City”, "Magnificent Woods and Beautiful Valleys”, "Historical Relics of Heralding Spring”, "Water and Rockery Scenery”, "Tops in the World” and the Inner Garden.
    
 
 
Yuyuan Commercial City
Add: Fangbang Rd.(M), Shanghai
Website:  www.yuyuantm.com.cn


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 is attracting 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.
    
 
 
Old City God Temple
Add: Fangbang Rd.(M), Shanghai
Tel: +86 21 63868649
Opening: 8: 30-16: 30 every day, 6: 00-16:30 on the lst and 15th day of the Lunar month 16:30
 
 
First built in the year of Yongle of the Ming Dynasty (1403), it is a major Taoist temple in Shanghai . In the temple are enshrined the City God Qin Yubo and General Huoguang. It was very popular during the Qing Dynasty.
    
 
 
Shanghai Old Street
Add: Fangbang Rd.(M), Shanghai
Tel:: +86 21 63281796


The 825-m long Old Street runs from Renmin Rd. to Henan Rd. . It is an important thoroughfare for visiting the Yuyuan commercial area. In old Shanghai here were found the private
 
banks, gold shops, jewelry stores, wine shops, tea houses, theatres, and other firms, usually called the center of all trades in Shanghai. Here, now, we can find some of the traditional trades like a coin store, old-fashioned tea houses, a shop selling mahogany decorative articles, a pawn shop, a wine shop and a private bank.
    
 
 
 
 
 
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