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The Bund

The BundBund Huangpu District in central Shanghai Huangpu River, it is the Shanghai skyline, surrounded located across the Huangpu River in Pudong Oriental Pearl Tower, Jinmao Tower and other landmarks landscape, is a must go to Shanghai tourists to the land. Bund also known as Dong Yi since 1943, is about 1.5 km. It is south from the East Yan'an, composed of outside Suzhou River on the north to the White Bridge, east of the Huangpu River, the west by the Gothic, Romanesque, Baroque, Chinese and western wall, etc. 52 different styles of classical revival of the old building during the financial center of Shanghai, with a focus on foreign trade agency, known as the International Architecture Exhibition group. In recent years, Shanghai Bund rear canopy has been many new skyscrapers changed a lot.

The Bund, also known as Dong Yi, a total length of 1.5 km. Located in Puxi, east of the Huangpu River, west of Gothic, Romanesque, Baroque, Chinese and western wall, etc. 52 different styles of buildings, known as the International Architecture Exhibition group. Huangpu River is the largest river flowing through downtown Shanghai, Huangpu River source is located in the Zhejiang Anji Longwangshan Nature Reserve. Since then the Huangpu River through the sea, by the tidal influence, on average twice a day significantly high and low tides phenomena, water level drop of up to four meters a day or more, in case of astronomical tide, the water level drop is even greater.

Shanghai tours to Bund hundred and fifty years ago, Shanghai is only a moderate southern coastal town, the shipping industry is underdeveloped, people do not need, nor the ability to build embankments along the river, so in addition to most of the riverbank outside the East Gate of Huangpu River is a natural beach. At low tide, the river bed together stagnation in the center, revealing a large beach. At high tide, the river had not any flood. Huangpu River is the main river in Shanghai. Since Jiangkuan water needs, against the current row boat shall tow walk. For centuries, trackers trod in the footsteps of the Huangpu river beach on a tortuous and winding trail, people call it fiber road, which is the earliest way towpath Bund. In Shanghai names customary terms, generally the upper reaches of the river is called in downstream river called outside, as people are used to today Shanghai Hongkou Hanyang Bridge on called in rainbow, the Changzhi bridge called the rainbow, the name bridge called outside Hongqiao is based on the location of the river to the bridge where the name of the.

 
 
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