Shanghai Sights

People's Park (rénmín góngyuán)

  • 231 Nanjing Xi Lu Map It
  • City Center
  • Park/Playground

Published 02/08/2016

Fodor's Review

In colonial days this park was the northern half of the city's racetrack. Today the 30 acres of flower beds, lotus ponds, and trees are crisscrossed by a large number of paved paths. It's also home to the Museum of Contemporary Art and the Urban Planning Exhibition Hall. The marriage market, held in the park weekends noon–5 pm, is not to be missed. Desperately seeking spouses for their children, the parents and grandparents of unmarried adults post flyers advertising their child's height, job, income, Chinese Zodiac sign, and more.

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231 Nanjing Xi Lu, Shanghai, Shanghai Shi, 200003, China

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  • Free

Published 02/08/2016


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