Top 20 Famous Sights Deserving Your Visit in Shanghai Ⅰ

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Shanghai is a city of tolerance and generosity, has a perfect integration of historical and cultural background and all this has made it an excellent tourist destination. If you travel to Shanghai, the following 20 sights are what you won't miss for lifetime.
Towering high up in the Pudong New Area, it has been the landmark of Shanghai. Standing beside the Huangpu River and the Bund with a height of 468 meters (1536 feet), it is the tallest TV tower in Asia and the third highest in the world.
 
Top 2 The Bund
The Bund is one of the most recognizable architectural symbols of Shanghai. The most famous and attractive sight which is at the west side of the Bund are the 52 various buildings of different architectural styles including Gothic, Baroque, Romanesque, Classicism and the Renaissance.
 
Nanjing Boad is considered to be the "No. 1 commercial street in China". Here along its 5.5 kilometers (3.4 miles), you will find over 600 shops that on average are visited by some 1.7 million people each day. If you like shopping, do not miss it!
 
Yuyuan Garden is one of the largest of Shanghai's ancient gardens with architectural styles of the Ming and Qing Dynasties. The garden has six areas, each with its own style. The Grand Rockery, in the center of the Garden, is the most renowned sight here.
 
It has been famous for its large collection of rare cultural piece. It is a traditional style structure with vault ceiling and square base, with the implication of "round heaven and square earth", a traditional concept of the ancient Chinese.
 
It is one of the most famous Buddhist temples to be found in Shanghai. It is a building following the architectural style of Song Dynasty with a precise layout and harmonious structure. The 70 monks who live and work here can sometimes be seen worshiping. A vegetarian restaurant can be found on the temple grounds.
 
Jinmao Building, which is the third highest building in the world and the highest one in China, represents the energy and determination of the people of Shanghai. The design of this gently tapered building also embodies China's history and culture.
 
If you come to Shanghai with children, you'd better not miss Shanghai Wild Animal Zoo. It is the first national grade wild animal zoo in China and the home of over 200 kinds of animals from all over the world including rare animals and animals under the state special protection.
 
Located at the east end of Century Boulevard, the Century Park is the largest ecological urban park currently in Shanghai. Designed by British LUC, it covers an area of 140.3 hectares and is a modern Chinese garden that embodies the integration of between Oriental and Occidental cultures and between man and nature.
 
Located at the People's Square, the city's heart, the Shanghai Grand Theater is in concise and graceful geometrical shape as the crown-like white arc-shaped roof bending upwards towards the sky. On the top of the theater are outdoor theaters and a mid-air garden, which are in the shape of a treasure bowl, symbolizing the broad-mindedness of Shanghai in attracting the cultural art of the world.
 

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