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Oriental Pearl TV Tower
Oriental Pearl TV Tower - Shanghai AttractionsThe Oriental Pearl TV Tower is located in Pudong Park in Lujiazui, Shanghai. Stands a staggering 468 meters (1535ft) making it the tallest tower in Asia. The tower, surrounded by the Yangpu Bridge in the northeast and the Nanpu Bridge in the southwest, creates a picture of "twin dragons playing with pearls". The base of the tower is supported by three seven-meter wide slanting stanchions. Surrounding the eleven steel spheres that are "strung" vertically through the center of the tower are three nine-meter wide columns. There are three large spheres including the top sphere, known as the space module. Then there are five smaller spheres and three decorative spheres on the tower base.

Yuyuan Garden
Yuyuan Garden - Shanghai AttractionsYuyuan is the famous gardens in Shanghai, Located in the center of Shanghai's Old City, one of the few remaining old tourist sites in Shanghai. It was constructed in the period of Emperor Jiajing's rein of Ming dynasty from 1559 and completed in 1577. It has a history of more than 400 years. It is a famous classical garden in the south of China, the total area of which is over 20 thousand square meters. Surrounding the gardens is Shanghai's bazaar, a maze of small streets and alleyways where vendors sell their wares and food stuffs to the visiting tourist and locals. That is why he called this garden "Yuyuan" - because "yu" in Chinese means "peace and health"-- a place of peace and comfort in the heart of bustling Shanghai, dates back to the fabled Ming Dynasty.

The Bund
The Bund - Shanghai AttractionsThe Bund alongside Huangpu River once was the financial center of the Far East. It is considered the city's symbol since the 1920s. It is often referred to as "the museum of buildings", as many different styles of European buildings can be found here. One of the grandest of these buildings, formerly the City Communist Party headquarters, is now the home of the Shanghai Pudong Development Bank. The wide riverfront promenade on the east bank of the river provides a captivating view of Shanghai, particularly at night. From the Bund visitors can take a river trip down the Huangpu to the mouth of the Yangtze.

Shanghai International Convention Center
Shanghai International Convention Center
 - Shanghai AttractionsShanghai International Convention Center, having another name as Oriental Riverside Hotel, is the first and the only hotel categorized as 5-star Convention Hotel in Pudong. Located in the heart of Lujia zui---Shanghai's Financial & Trade Zone and southwest to the Oriental Pearl TV Tower, it is accessible from all parts of the city with various modern transportations. The hotel has 260 well-appointed guestrooms, a wide range of F&B outlet, comprehensive recreational facilities and meeting venues. With the capacity of 3000 persons, Grand Ballroom on the 7th floor is the largest pillar-less ballroom in Shanghai. 25 additional meeting rooms are located on the 3rd and 5th floor with seating capacity from 25 up to 800 persons, equipped with the latest audio-visual facilities.

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