Yu Garden (Yuyuan), Shanghai

4.2
#1 of 93 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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  • In the middle of the new city it looks like a small oasis full of life, flowers and trees, characteristic old buildings, a glimpse of how it used to be. I strongly advise a visit.  more »
  • Very nice place ! Being in those gardens is like being in ancient China. The place is awesome and the buildings inside are very nice preserved.  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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