Yu Garden (Yuyuan), Shanghai

4.2
#1 of 94 in Parks in Shanghai
Visitors flock to Yu Garden (Yuyuan) to wander the winding paths between lakes, over bridges, and through pagodas. This garden, built by an officer of the Ming dynasty in 1559, remains best known for its elaborate towers, pavilions, exhibit halls, and many water features. Stop at the tea house for a snack and to watch the fish, turtles, and tourists roaming different sections of the garden. Put Yu Garden (Yuyuan) on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Shanghai trip itinerary app .
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  • I think it's the spot where you can feel the Chineseness most. It was good to be able to eat delicious small baskets. However, there was a smelltofu shop, too, and it was painful to pass in front. (laughs)
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  • Beautiful architecture of the market buildings. It was very crowded but a must see in Shanghai. We enjoyed fried crab from there  more »
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  • This is one of my favorite Chinese gardens. According to my guide a Chinese garden should have 4 things, plants, rocks, water and buildings. This one has it arranged in a unique and wonderful way. Biblical truth states that we're uniquely and wonderfully made. This is a place for prayer, reflection and introspection.
  • One of popular spot to visit in shanghai. Nice place, still keep traditional building architecture. Close to souvenir market, you can feel more about old china town. Nice place If you like make photo of your world traveling , don't miss it, love it.
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