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Tour tips for Shanghai Expo

2010-04-23 09:46 BJT

Special Report: Shanghai World Expo 2010 |

The 2010 Shanghai World Expo will start May 1. Here are tips on where to live, eat and go.

Key words: lodging, scenic sports, regional snacks

Lodging: The official Web site for booking hotels for your visit to the Shanghai World Expo, www.expotia.com, has officially gone online. Information and reservations for star-rated and economy hotels in Shanghai can be found, providing access to nearly 300, 000 rooms.

Scenic spots:

The Bund (Waitan)

The Bund is a financial hub and birthplace of Shanghai's modern history with many Western-style buildings. Foreign firms, banks, Customs House, consulates, foreign newspaper and parks all began on the Bund.

Since the 1990s, the Shanghai municipal government began rebuilding the Bingjiang District of the Bund. The Bund's original appearance was preserved and many new stylish buildings were built, such as the Heroes Monument, Chen Yi Square and musical fountain. From the Bund one can have a fantastic view of Pudong.

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