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Huang Pu River


Huang Pu River
Huang Pu River, Shanghai
Huang Pu River, China Shanghai

The Huangpu River, one of the earliest rivers in China to be dredged by man, is originated from Dianshan Lake in Qingpu County, and later flows into to the Yangtze River at Wusong estuary. It totaled 114 kilometers in length and 400 meters in width. Although it does not have the most beautiful and famous mountains, it still possesses unique appeal. It has been regarded as not only the Mother River of Shanghai but also the symbol of Shanghai.

Huangpu River Cruise is an important traditional travel program in Shanghai. Along the Huangpu River, there are beat features of Shanghai city scenery. You can learn more about the past of Shanghai, the present and even its splendid future. The route of Huangpu River Cruise starts with the Bund, goes up the river in the southern direction to Nanpu Bridge, then turns to the opposite side and goes across the Yangpu Bridge to get to the mouth of Wusong River. Finally, it goes back to the Bund.

Sitting in the passenger ships, you will be enjoyable while watching the lights from some splendid buildings with various styles on the bank. The Oriental Pearl TV Tower and Jinmao Tower in the night look like a huge beautiful picture.

During the cruise, you can also see the Yangpu Bridge across the Huangpu River, and the Nanpu Bridge and Oriental Pearl TV Tower. These two bridges look just like two dragons flying across the Huangpu River. With the joining of Oriental Pearl TV Tower, a picture of two auspicious dragons flicking with dragon ball is perfectly formed.

With these amazing views, Huangpu River looks resplendent, majestic and magnificent. As the symbol of splendid Shanghai culture, it is also the witness to the history of Shanghai.

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