This is a nice and small park located at the Bund near to the Monument of the People's Heroes. Tourists in a rush will give this park a miss but it is a very nice place among the modern city. There is also nice flowers and a beautiful statue here.
Because Shanghai is such a packed city, the residential areas normally consists of high rise flats and the prices are among the highest in China. When you are exploring the city, you will come across lots of residential flats and condominiums.
I travel to Zhu Jia Jiao on a local taxi from Shanghai city centre, and paid 450RMB for the whole trip. Its a bit expensive, but im ready to pay him because the cabby waited at the car park for me while i enjoy my walk in the village.
Walk a couple of streets away from the well-known and ultra-touristy Yuyuan Bazaar to discover a slice of local life in the Old City area. Street snacks, rubbing elbows with the locals and etc.
If you walk along the Bund southwards towards the ferry terminal, you will come across a meteorological signal tower which is kind of interesting in this area.
When you are travelling from the Pudong airport to Shanghai city, you will have to cross this huge and nice Yangpu Bridge across the Huangpu River, with lots of suspending cables.
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