(study-shanghai.org) | Mar 14, 2014

Although it is modern, this metropolis is also known for its Suzhou-style classical private Chinese gardens because of its proximity to the city of Suzhou. The city also has many public parks that cater for people’s need for a place to interact with nature.

Yuyuan Garden

This famous classical garden was built during the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), by Pan Yunduan, a finance minister from Sichuan, and was previously known as the “Greatest beauty of Southeast China”. It was renovated by the government several times, after 1949, and is now a key relic under State protection.

The garden has scenic sections called "Mountains and Forests in the City”, "Magnificent Woods and Beautiful Valleys”, "Historical Relics Heralding Spring”, "Water and Rockery”, and "Top of the World”, along with an Inner Garden.

Address: 218 Anren Rd, Shanghai
Tel: +86-21-6328-2465

Guyi Garden 

This garden, in the Nanxiang area of the Jiading district, was built during the Wanli Period of the Ming Dynasty (1573-1619), with trees and rockeries, arranged by a famous Ming bamboo artist, Zhu Sansong, and is remarkable for its historic interest and bamboo. It contains halls, pavilions, stone boats, ancient trees, rare flowers, pebbly paths, and winding streams that attract visitors with their beauty and ingenious design.

It also holds the Pleasant Wilderness Hall, Little Pine Mound, Little Cloudy Corner, Playful Geese Pond, Floating Cloud Pavilion, Pine and Crane Garden, Mandarin Duck Lake, Nanxiang Screen Wall, Nine-Cornered Zigzag Bridge, Plum Pavilion, Mid-lake Pavilion and a stele from the Tang Dynasty (AD 618-907) and stone pagoda from the Song Dynasty (960-1279).

Address: 218 Huyi Rd, Nanxiang, Jiading district
Tel: +86-21-5912-2225

Shanghai Botanical Garden

Built in 1974, this garden covers 81 hectares,  is a comprehensive garden for plants' cultivation, scientific research, science popularization, education, and sightseeing, with more than 3,000 types of plants. It contains sites for Plant Evolution, Environmental Protection, Potted Landscape, Medicinal Herbs, Green House Exhibits, Orchids, Landscaping, and Plant Hall.

Address: 1111 Longwu Rd
Tel: +86-21-5436-3369

Century Park

This is the city’s largest park, situated in the Pudong New Area, with the Science and Technology Museum nearby, and contains a concert stage, and a place where visitors can rent bicycles or cycling-cars to travel around. Its landscaping combines British, Japanese, and Chinese styles.

The best way to reach it is by the Metro Line 2, to Century Park Station. It is also within walking distance of the Science and Technology Museum Station. Tickets are 10 yuan ($1.10), and prices go up a bit during "golden week” holidays.

Address: 1001 Jinxiu Rd, Pudong district
Tel: +86-21-3876-0588


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