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Shanghai Renmin Park

People’s Square
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Address: No.231 West Nan Jing Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200003, China
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Nice place to relax

Very nice and quiet park in the middle of the city. Very relaxing with a big pond in the middle full of koii carpe. A square of green in the middle of the city.

Reviewed 29 January 2017
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a very nice little park in the bustling city of Shanghai. Lots of interesting areas to explore in a fairly small park. The paths are quite meandering. There is a map at each of the entrances, which helps for navigation. When it was really hot, it was nice to sit down under the trees to cool down. Lots... More 

Thank GerMar60
Bunbury, Australia
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438 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We walked through here to find a short cut to Nanjing pedestrian street. We saw heaps of umbrellas opened up in this park with writing on pieces of paper. I didn't know what was happening. I later found out that it's like a match making service. They had the age and height but I couldn't understand the rest. So I... More 

Thank Lulufluff
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Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Very nice and quiet park in the middle of the city. Very relaxing with a big pond in the middle full of koii carpe. A square of green in the middle of the city.

Thank vishay88
Shanghai, China
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77 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017

This is a really nice park, with couple kiddos attractions inside (merry-go-round etc). The most entertaining thing is marriage market, crazy knowing that this tradition of match-making is still so popular in China. Try your luck and may be one of the parents will offer you to meet his son (daughter). Happened to me while walking through the market with... More 

Thank Anna T
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894 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 721 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2016

When we were strolling through the park in the afternoon we heard lovely Chinese music and singing. We made our way towards it to discover a talented player of a stringed instrument accompanied by a couple of women singing in harmony and accompaniment. We sat and listened to the performance that was much appreciated by the crowd which had gathered.... More 

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Ningbo, China
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61 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016

I was there only once with my family. - It was a very hot summer day and it is a great spot to cool down and escape the tumult of the city for a few moments

Thank Aeri666
Shanghai Region, China
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63 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

Large free park in the middle of People Square area. Beautiful park lots of paths, ponds, and shade. No food options we are at Yangs nearby. Little amusement area for kids which was pricy but they had a blast.

Thank Beth H
Palm Harbor, Florida
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243 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 279 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2016

This park is north of People's Square and south of Nanjing Road and can be accessed from People's Square by taking the tunnel under Fuzhou Road and passing in front of the Shanghai Grand Theatre. It can also be accessed from the People's Square metro stop the park entrance is next to the impressive former Shanghai Race Club building which... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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Reviewed 18 May 2016

In a much quieter version. East Nanjing street touches the park, it is one of the craziest street in Shanghai and this park is so quiet and feels so unpolluted that it is interesting to have them side by side. On weekends the marriage market in going on among parents. It is said that an average wedding costs $30,000 so... More 

Thank TravelingCat22
Gerrards Cross, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 April 2016

This place is just North of People's Square and features one of the most "unusual markets" I have ever seen. On weekend's parents "market" their daughters and sons to other parents in the hope of finding a "match" so they can marry. Not that the offspring are actually there in person but they are "advertised" on billboards and papers placed... More 

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People’s Square brings with it all the excitement you would expect from the town square of one of the biggest cities in the world. The area around People’s Square and People’s Park is always a abuzz with activity. Oceans of local and foreign tourists flow in and out of the area every day to see grand museums, go shopping and eat at some of Shanghai’s most storied food centers. Shanghai residents, meanwhile, live and work in the many residential and office high-rises. While much of Shanghai stays busy late into the night, this really is an area that never sleeps with glitzy nightclubs keeping people up until the wee hours of the morning.
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