The Shanghai Culture Plaza precinct (simplified Chinese: 文化广场; traditional Chinese: 文化廣場; pinyin: Wénhuà Guăngchăng) is a park and cultural precinct in Shanghai's Luwan District, in the former French Concession of Shanghai, China. The area began as the Canidrome (simplified Chinese: 逸园跑狗场; traditional Chinese: 逸園跑狗場; pinyin: Yíyuán Păogŏuchăng), a stadium structure originally built for greyhound racing in 1928.
The Site of the First National Congress of the Chinese Communist Party (Chinese: 中国共产党第一次全国代表大会会址) is now preserved as a museum in Shanghai, China. It is located in Xintiandi, on Xingye Road (formerly Rue Wantz, in the Shanghai French Concession). It is located in the historical shikumen buildings in which the 1st National Congress of the Chinese Communist Party took place during the month of July in 1921.
Madang Road (simplified Chinese: 马当路; traditional Chinese: 馬當路; pinyin: Mǎdāng Lù) is an interchange station between lines 9 and 13 of the Shanghai Metro.
HMS Peterel was a river gunboat built by Yarrow Shipbuilders at Scotstoun and she was the sixth ship of the Royal Navy to carry the name. Her name used an archaic spelling for consistency with previous Royal Navy Ships of the same name, in contrast to the modern accepted spelling petrel (as in the bird).
The Former Residence of Zhou Enlai in Shanghai (Chinese: 上海周恩来故居), or Zhougongguan (周公馆) located at 73 (formerly 107) Sinan Road, Huangpu District, in the former French Concession area of Shanghai, China, near Fuxing Park to the northeast, was the residence of Zhou Enlai (1898–1976), the first Premier of the People's Republic of China from 1949 until his death.
Nanshi District (simplified Chinese: 南市区; traditional Chinese: 南市區; pinyin: Nánshì Qū; lit. 'District of South City', was a district located in central Shanghai until its merger with Huangpu District, Shanghai on 13 June 2000. It had an area of 8.29 km2 (3.20 sq mi), of which 1.42 km2 (0.55 sq mi) was water, and population of 435,420 as of June 2000.
沙逊大厦（英語：Sassoon House）曾經为华懋饭店（Cathay Hotel），今为和平饭店，為位于中國上海外滩20号（南京东路口）的历史建筑，也是上海的地标之一，曾被誉为“远东第一楼”。其是由当时维克多·沙逊拥有的英资新沙逊洋行下属的华懋地产股份有限公司投资240万元，兴建的一幢9层大楼（局部13层），建成时是外滩最高的建筑物。建筑委托公和洋行设计，华商新仁记营造厂承建，在1926年启建，并于1929年9月5日落成。它的19米高的墨绿色金字塔形铜顶多年来都是外滩的一个显著的标志，且其也是外滩第一座用花岗石做外墙的建筑。
The Beth Aharon Synagogue (Hebrew for "House of Aharon") was a Sephardi synagogue in Shanghai, China, built in 1927 by the prominent businessman Silas Aaron Hardoon in memory of his father Aaron. During World War II, the synagogue provided refuge for the Mirrer yeshiva of Poland, the only Eastern European yeshiva to survive the Holocaust intact. After the establishment of the People's Republic of China, it was used by the Wenhui Bao newspaper and as a factory during the Cultural Revolution. It was demolished in 1985.
Expo 2010, officially the Expo 2010 Shanghai China, was held on both banks of the Huangpu River in Shanghai, China, from 1 May to 31 October 2010. It was a major World Expo registered by the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE), in the tradition of international fairs and expositions, the first since 2005. The theme of the exposition was "Better City – Better Life" and signifies Shanghai's new status in the 21st century as the "next great world city". The Expo emblem features the Chinese character 世 ('world', Chinese "shì") modified to represent three people together with the 2010 date. It had the largest number of countries participating and was the most expensive Expo in the history of the world's fairs. The Shanghai World Expo was also the largest World's Fair site ever at 5.28 square km.
The Shikumen Open House Museum (Chinese: 屋里厢-石库门博物馆; pinyin: Wūlixiāng-Shíkùmén Bówùguǎn; Shanghainese: Olishian-Sakumen Bovahgue) is a museum in the Xintiandi area of Shanghai, China (administratively in the Huangpu District) that presents a house in the traditional shikumen style.
The Fuyou Road Mosque (Chinese: 福佑路清真寺; pinyin: Fú Yòu Lù Qīng Zhēn Sì), also known as the North Mosque, is a mosque in Huangpu District, Shanghai, China.
Street address: 中国上海市黄浦区区福佑路378号 (from Wikidata)
The Shanghai Art Museum (Chinese: 上海美术馆) was an art museum in the city of Shanghai, China. In October 2012, the museum was rebranded as the China Art Museum when it moved to the China pavilion at Expo 2010 on the former Shanghai Expo 2010 lands. The Shanghai Art Museum building is the former clubhouse building of the Shanghai Race Club. It sits on the western edge of People's Park, north of People's Square, which was once the Shanghai race course. The Shanghai Art Museum was the original home of the Shanghai Biennale, founded in 1996 by Fang Zengxian, then director of the museum. The former museum building is being converted to house the Shanghai History Museum, which had been left without a home due to redevelopment since 1999.
Huaihai Road or Huaihai Lu (Chinese: 淮海路; pinyin: Huáihǎi Lù; Shanghainese: Wahae Lu) is a road in Shanghai, China. The central section of Huaihai Road is one of the two major shopping streets in central Shanghai; the other is Nanjing Road. Compared with the more touristy Nanjing Road, Huaihai Road is more upscale, and is the preferred destination of local residents. Huaihai Road comprises three sections, the main section being Middle Huaihai Road in the former French Concession of Shanghai. Middle Huaihai Road is also well known by its former French name Avenue Joffre (Chinese: 霞飛路; pinyin: Xiáfēi Lù). Huaihai Road East was in the original French Concession and was formerly known as Rue Ningpo (寧波路), while Huaihai Road West was an extra-settlement road built by the Shanghai International Settlement and formerly known as Jordan Road (喬敦路)
Nanjing Road (Chinese: 南京路; pinyin: Nánjīng Lù; Shanghainese: Nuecin Lu) is a road in Shanghai. The eastern part of Nanjing Road is the main shopping streets of Shanghai, China, and is one of the world's busiest shopping streets along with Fifth Avenue and Times Square. The street is named after the city of Nanjing, capital of Jiangsu neighbouring Shanghai and the former national capital of the Republic of China. Today's Nanjing Road comprises two sections, Nanjing Road East and Nanjing Road West.
The Shanghai Natural History Museum (Chinese: 上海自然博物馆; pinyin: Shànghǎi Zìrán Bówùguǎn; Shanghainese: Zånhae Zyzoe Pohvehguoe) is a museum dedicated to natural history in the city of Shanghai. It is one of the largest museums of natural sciences in China. Formerly housed in the Shanghai Cotton Exchange Building, the museum was moved to a purpose-built site in the Jing'an Sculpture Park in 2015.
The Asia Building (simplified Chinese: 上海亚细亚大楼; traditional Chinese: 上海亞細亞大樓; pinyin: Shànghǎi Yàxìyà Dàlóu), also known as the McBain Building and the Asiatic Petroleum Building, is a historical eight-storey building on the Bund in Shanghai, China.
The Old City of Shanghai (Chinese: 上海老城厢; pinyin: Shànghăi Lăo Chéngxiāng; Shanghainese: Zånhae Loh Senshian), also formerly known as the Chinese city, is the traditional urban core of Shanghai. Its boundary was formerly defined by a defensive wall. The Old City was the county seat for the old county of Shanghai. With the advent of foreign concessions in Shanghai, the Old City became just one part of Shanghai's urban core but continued for decades to be the seat of the Chinese authority in Shanghai. Notable features include the City God Temple which is located in the center of the Old City and is connected to the Yuyuan Garden. With the exception of two short sections, the walls were demolished in 1912, and a broad circular avenue built over the former wall and moat: the southern half was named the "Zhonghua Road" and the northern half the "Minguo Road" (together making up "Zhonghua Minguo", or "Republic of China" in Chinese). (The northern half was renamed "Renmin Road" ("People's Road") in 1950 by the new Communist government of Shanghai).
Shanghai Jinjiang Hotel (a.k.a. Jin Jiang Hotel) is a luxury hotel in Shanghai. The main part of the hotel comprises two early 20th century apartment buildings, set around two lawns. The hotel contains 515 guest rooms, which include both modern facilities and traditional furniture and decor. The hotel covers an area of about 30,000 square metres, of which 10,000 square metres are covered with green leisure space, flowers, and trees.
The Center for Jewish Studies Shanghai (CJSS, simplified Chinese: 上海犹太研究中心; traditional Chinese: 上海猶太研究中心; pinyin: Shànghǎi Yóutài Yánjiūzhōngxīn) was established in 1988. It is a department of the Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences. Under the leadership of Dean Professor Pan Guang CJSS has become the most influential research institute in China studying Judaism and Israeli affairs.
Huangpu District, makes up the eastern part of Shanghai's traditional urban core and is today the most central of Shanghai's 16 districts. Huangpu district is the seat of municipal government, includes key attractions such as The Bund and the Old City God Temple, as well as popular shopping districts such as Nanjing Road and Huaihai Road. The Huangpu District is one of the most densely populated urban districts in the world.
The JW Marriott Hotel Shanghai is a flagship hotel of the Marriott Group in Shanghai, China.
The Luwan Gymnasium is a basketball arena, in Luwan District, Shanghai, China. The arena is home to the Shanghai Sharks, a member of the Chinese Basketball Association. The facility seats 3,000 people.
The Shanghai Club Building is a six-storey Baroque Revival building in Shanghai located at No.2, The Bund. Once home to one of the premier men's clubs in Shanghai, the building was used for various clubs and hotels after 1949. It is currently part of the Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund.
Lujiabang Road (simplified Chinese: 陆家浜路; traditional Chinese: 陸家浜路; pinyin: Lùjiābāng Lù) is the name of an interchange station between Lines 8 and 9 on the Shanghai Metro network. It began operation on December 29, 2007.
Xintiandi (Chinese: 新天地; pinyin: Xīntiāndì, Shanghainese: Shintidi lit. "New Heaven and Earth", fig. "New World") is an affluent car-free shopping, eating and entertainment district of Shanghai designed by global architecture firm Skidmore, Owings & Merrill. Xintiandi now refers to the wider area centered around Madang Road which includes both pedestrian-only and motor traffic roads.
Ultraviolet by Paul Pairet is a single-table restaurant in Shanghai, China, opened in May 2012 by French chef Paul Pairet and the VOL Group. Since October 2014 Ultraviolet became one of the restaurant members of Les Grandes Tables du Monde, the first restaurant in this organization from China. In September 2017, the second edition of Michelin Guide Shanghai released the result for 2018, and Ultraviolet received 3 Michelin stars.
St Peter's Church (simplified Chinese: 圣伯多禄堂; traditional Chinese: 聖伯多祿堂; pinyin: Shèng bóduōlù táng) is a church in Huangpu District (formerly Luwan District), Shanghai.
The Greater Shanghai Plan (simplified Chinese: 大上海计划; traditional Chinese: 大上海計劃; pinyin: Dà Shànghǎi Jìhuà) was a 1927 plan for the city of Shanghai, China, drawn up by the Nationalist Government of the Republic of China in Nanking. It was presented at the 123rd meeting of the Shanghai City Government in July 1929 and as one of its provisions allocated 7,000 mu (~4.6 km2) in the modern day Jiangwan Subdistrict of Shanghai's Yangpu District for the construction of a government headquarters and administration centre. Had it been completed, the government headquarters building would have stood close to the junction of today's Hengren Road (恒仁路) and the Qingyuan Ring Road (清源环路) (31.3131°N 121.5255°E / 31.3131; 121.5255).
东海大楼，位于上海市黄浦区南京东路353号，原名大陆商场、慈淑大楼、南东商场等。东海大楼由总行位于天津的大陆银行于1930年向上海地产大亨哈同租入地皮并兴建，该大楼由中国籍建筑师庄俊设计，公记、申兴泰、褚伦记等营造厂分期施工完成。建筑于1931年动工，翌年完成，1934年加建一层。所以该楼也是中国建筑师设计的最早的一批现代化商厦之一。1994年，该建筑入选第二批上海市优秀历史建筑。目前，东海大楼为悅荟 Mosaic 广场。
Suzhou Creek (or Soochow Creek), also called the Wusong (Woosung) River, is a river that passes through the Shanghai city center. It is named after the eponymous neighboring city of Suzhou (Soochow), Jiangsu, the predominant settlement in this area prior to the rise of Shanghai as a metropolis.
The Port of Shanghai (Chinese: 上海港; pinyin: Shànghǎi Gǎng ; Wu; Zaanhe Kaon), located in the vicinity of Shanghai, comprises a deep-sea port and a river port.
Raffles City Shanghai (Chinese: 上海来福士广场) is a skyscraper in Shanghai, China. It is 222 m high, has 49 stories and was completed in 2003. Its base contains a shopping mall, with the tower devoted to office space.
The Grand Cinema (Chinese: 大光明电影院; pinyin: Dàguāngmíng Diànyǐngyuàn), also known as the Grand Cinema Gallery and Grand Theatre, is an historic theatre located at 216 West Nanjing Road in Shanghai's Huangpu District, in China.
Street address: 216 Nanjing XiLu, Shanghai; 南京西路216号, 近西藏路 (from Wikidata)
Le temple du nuage blanc (chinois: 白云观, traditionnel: 白雲觀, pinyin: báiyún guān, anglais: "White Cloud Temple") est un temple taoïste situé à Shanghai, Chine. Il suivit longtemps la tradition de la Voie de la Parfaite Complétude du taoïsme, mais est en 2010 administré par le courant Zhengyi. Bien plus petit que le temple du même nom à Pékin auquel il fut rattaché, il est néanmoins le second temple taoïste en importance à Shanghai, derrière le temple Qinci Yangdian (chinois: 钦赐仰殿, traditionnel: 欽賜仰殿),.
The New Synagogue was an Ashkenazi synagogue in Shanghai, China, opened in 1941 to serve the city's then growing Russian Jewish community. It was located on rue Tenant de la Tour in the Shanghai French Concession. The synagogue was closed in 1965 after the departure of most Jews from Shanghai following the Communist victory in China, and was repurposed as the auditorium of the Shanghai Institute of Education. It was demolished in the 1990s.
On December 31, 2014, a deadly crush occurred in Shanghai, near Chen Yi Square on the Bund, where around 300,000 people had gathered for the new year celebration. 36 people were killed and another were 49 injured, 13 seriously.
汇中饭店大楼（英語：Palace Hotel）后曾为和平饭店南楼，今为斯沃琪和平饭店艺术中心，是位于上海外滩19号，南京东路与中山东一路口的一幢文艺复兴式样历史建筑。大楼建于1906年，由英资玛礼逊洋行的司各特（Walter Scott）设计，华资王发记营造厂承建，于1908年开业。建成后，高30米，共6层，砖木结构，是上海租界内著名的外资饭店，也是上海和中国最早安装电梯的一幢建筑。1909年，萬國禁煙會第一次大会在这里召开。
The Battle of Shanghai (Chinese: 淞滬會戰) was the first of the twenty-two major engagements fought between the National Revolutionary Army (NRA) of the Republic of China (ROC) and the Imperial Japanese Army (IJA) of the Empire of Japan at the beginning of the Second Sino-Japanese War. It lasted from August 13, 1937, to November 26, 1937, and was one of the largest and bloodiest battles of the entire war, later described as "Stalingrad on the Yangtze", and is often regarded as the battle where World War II started. After over three months of extensive fighting on land, in the air and at sea, the battle concluded with a victory for Japan.
East Nanjing Road (simplified Chinese: 南京东路; traditional Chinese: 南京東路; pinyin: Nánjīng Dōng Lù) is an interchange station between Lines 2 and 10 on the Shanghai Metro. It is located in Huangpu District, under the intersection of Nanjing Road (E.) and Henan Road (M.) in the city center of Shanghai.
Ruijin Hospital (simplified Chinese: 瑞金医院; traditional Chinese: 瑞金醫院; pinyin: Ruìjīn Yīyuàn) is a renowned general hospital in Shanghai, China, with the rating of "Grade 3, Class A", the highest rating in the Chinese medical system. It is a university hospital affiliated to School of Medicine, Shanghai Jiao Tong University.
The Gutzlaff Signal Tower, also known as the Bund Weather Tower or the Bund Signal Tower (外滩信号台), is a major landmark in Shanghai's Bund. It is a 36.8m tall (50m focal height) signal station built in Art Deco style, originally intended to provide weather information to ships on the Huangpu River, in particular typhoon warnings.
Laoximen (simplified Chinese: 老西门; traditional Chinese: 老西門; pinyin: Lǎoxīmén) is an interchange station between Lines 8 and 10 of the Shanghai Metro. It began operation on December 29, 2007.
Tomorrow Square (simplified Chinese: 明天广场; traditional Chinese: 明天廣場; pinyin: Míngtiān Guǎngchǎng) is the eighth-tallest building in Shanghai, China. It is located in Huangpu District, Puxi, close to People's Square. It is about 285 m (934 ft) tall and has 63 floors.
The Water House (full name: The Water House at South Bund) (Chinese: 精品酒店; pinyin: Jīngpǐn Jiǔdiàn) is a hotel housed in an old Japanese-style building of the 1930s built on the banks of the Huangpu River in Shanghai, China. Formerly the headquarters of the Japanese army during World War II, it was later used as a warehouse. The Water House at South Bund was the first top fashion design hotel in Shanghai.
Shimao International Plaza (Chinese: 上海世茂国际广场) is a 333.3 m (1,094 ft) tall skyscraper of 60 stories in Shanghai's Huangpu District. It was completed in 2006 under the design of Ingenhoven, Overdiek und Partner, East China Architecture and Design Institute.
The Monument to the People's Heroes 上海市人民英雄纪念塔 is a concrete structure in Shanghai, China. The structure is located at the north end of the Bund, at the confluence of the Suzhou Creek and the Huangpu River, within the grounds of the Huangpu Park.
The HSBC Building (also known as the Municipal Government Building) is a six-floor neo-classical building in the Bund area of Shanghai, China. It served as the headquarters of the Shanghai branch of The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation from 1923 to 1955, and currently houses the Shanghai Pudong Development Bank. The building is situated at number 12, the Bund. Designed by the British architecture firm Palmer & Turner Architects and Surveyors, construction of the building lasted from 5 May 1921 to 23 June 1923.
The Bund or Waitan (Chinese: 外滩; pinyin: Wàitān, Shanghainese: nga3thae1, lit. 'Outer Beach') is a waterfront area and a protected historical district in central Shanghai. The area centers on a section of Zhongshan Road (East Zhongshan Road No.1) within the former Shanghai International Settlement, which runs along the western bank of the Huangpu River in the eastern part of Huangpu District. The area along the river faces the modern skyscrapers of Lujiazui in the Pudong District. The Bund usually refers to the buildings and wharves on this section of the road, as well as some adjacent areas. From the 1860s to the 1930s, it was the rich and powerful center of the foreign establishment in Shanghai, operating as a legally protected treaty port.