CHINA'S BIGGEST CITY
Shanghai, the biggest Chinese city with more than 24 million people, is a global financial and transportation center. It became an important economic and trade hub in 19th century when it was recognized for it's potential. Since then it grew to a modern city it it truly represents current Chinese economic capability.
The Bund, on the banks of River Huangpu, is the most famous waterfront area in Central Shanghai. This mile long stretch alongside river is positioned across modern skyscrapers of Lujiazui in Pudong District. This iconic skyline is the most recognizable Chinese cityscape. Also, is the Shanghai's biggest and most famous tourist destination.
The Pudong district across the river, is connected with a the Bund via a sightseeing tunnel. For 50CNY (one way and 70CNY return) visitors can ride a unmaned train under the river. This visually interesting ride is the fun especially for children.
Just few blocks away from the river is the pedestrian street Nanjing Road, with all the malls, boutique stores and restaurants. This is the shopping mecca for visitors and locals as World brands open their stores here.