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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  • Beautiful! A must see. Love the surrounding market. Definitely plan for a few hours to wander through the market and food court.  more »
  • A bit of peace and quiet amongst the hectic busy Old Town. Escape from the rush over the 9-step bridge. Experience the very nice photo opportunities with many small walkways, bridges and water.  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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