Photography

Yuyuan Bazaar

The Yuyan Bazar, (also known as the Yuyuan Tourist Mart), is a commercial market operated by the largest retailing conglomerate in China. Department stores and smaller shops sell everything from gold, to souvenirs, to your typical cup of Starbucks coffee in Asian-architecture buildings...

Yu Garden

Yu Garden, originally built in 1559 during the Ming Dynasty, contains 5 acres of trees, halls, and a central pond. It was declared a national monument in 1982.
 

Xintiandi

Xintiandi (新天地) is a shopping, dining, and entertainment district located southwest of The Bund. The district is a place where modern shopping meets with old culture. International merchants like Shake Shack are now sitting in 19th-century buildings that once housed 3,500 families...

People’s Park, People’s Square

People’s Park was created in 1952 and houses nearby attractions Shanghai History Museum and Museum of Contemporary Art. On weekends, parents of single children congregate to the park to participate in a marriage market on their behalf.
 

Nanjing Road

Nanjing Road (南京路) is a 3.5 mile stretch of road that houses Shanghai’s primary shopping market, and the world’s longest shopping district. Most of the luxury and modern shops lie along Nanjing Road East. While the history of this road has been recorded since the 1840s, some...

Lujiazui, Pudong

On the Pudong side, (east) of the Huangpu River is the Lujiazui (陆家嘴) Financial District. At the time of this visit, there were 30 buildings containing more than 25 stories, with over 504 financial and insurance companies in the district. Some of the buildings featured below are the...

The Bund

The waterfront of the Huangpu River is colloquially known as The Bund, or Waitan (外滩). Across the river is the Puxi (east) side featuring the Lujiazui Financial District containing modern skyscrapers. Behind the river (west) are historical buildings that once housed banks and trading...