Huangpu River
Huangpu River
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  • TaherAlbaghliJulian
    Kuwait City, Kuwait1,984 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Huangpu River
    Huangpu River, also known as Huangxiepu or Chunshen River, is a landmark of Shanghai, separating the city into two parts, Pudong and Puxi. With a total length of 113 km. It is nice place to walk especially at night.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 10 September 2023
  • Maree R
    Christchurch, New Zealand1,176 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Night Cruise A Must Do
    A night cruise along this river is a fantastic way to see the city lights, the are something else. We paid extra to get up front on the boat and it was well worth it as we had uninterrupted viewing. An absolute must do in Shanghai.
    Visited March 2024
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 28 March 2024
  • NalaNoo
    Paraparaumu, New Zealand100 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Shangahi by night
    The view you see is during the cruise is amazing. However to get this view we had to upgrade to the VIP tickets on the boat, which puts you at the front of the boat. That gives unobstructed views. Important to note though that people are allowed to smoke on the boat and they do. The volume of people pushing in the lines to get to the boat, on the stairs and at the top of the boat was troubling to us, noting this might not be an issue for others. We think it is a must do whilst in Shanghai and upgrading to the VIP is important if you want space, an outside view and not be pushed as much.
    Visited February 2024
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 31 March 2024
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NalaNoo
Paraparaumu, New Zealand100 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Couples
The view you see is during the cruise is amazing. However to get this view we had to upgrade to the VIP tickets on the boat, which puts you at the front of the boat. That gives unobstructed views. Important to note though that people are allowed to smoke on the boat and they do. The volume of people pushing in the lines to get to the boat, on the stairs and at the top of the boat was troubling to us, noting this might not be an issue for others. We think it is a must do whilst in Shanghai and upgrading to the VIP is important if you want space, an outside view and not be pushed as much.
Written 31 March 2024
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Maree R
Christchurch, New Zealand1,176 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Couples
A night cruise along this river is a fantastic way to see the city lights, the are something else. We paid extra to get up front on the boat and it was well worth it as we had uninterrupted viewing. An absolute must do in Shanghai.
Written 29 March 2024
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TaherAlbaghliJulian
Kuwait City, Kuwait1,984 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Family
Huangpu River, also known as Huangxiepu or Chunshen River, is a landmark of Shanghai, separating the city into two parts, Pudong and Puxi. With a total length of 113 km. It is nice place to walk especially at night.
Written 10 September 2023
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TedFaunce
Paris, France34 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2020
In many years of Tripadvisor use I have never written specifically to warn travellers away from a certain destination or experience. Just want to advise Shanghai travellers hoping to discover the rich history and architecture on both sides of the Huangpu River in central Shanghai to be sure to choose a tour that includes at least minimal commentary. I expected such from yesterday's 1-hour Huangpu River Tour but instead listened to the same stream of insipid music with zero commentary.
Written 27 December 2020
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Kristine K
125 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2020
Morning, afternoon, evening, or at night the river area is worth some of your time. The city views change minute by minute. The sights, the sounds, and experiences change with each step you take. Plenty of places to stop and sit or grab a coffee. Both sides of the river offer several venues for eating, drinking, and shopping. Several river cruise opportunities as well (day or night). Our recommendation, go anytime you can; however, be aware that holidays and dinner time (17:00-21:00) can be rather busy along the river, so mass transit will be your best option. If you have only 24 hours in the city, spend 30 minutes along the river, but be aware one could un-knowingly walk for hours along the river. Enjoy.
Written 7 October 2020
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asthecrowsfly2
Melbourne, Australia219 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2019
We visited the Huangpu River on a tour in August 2019. We had an option of taking a cruise on the river to enjoy the night lights on the buildings beside the river. The cruise went for approximately 1 hour. However, we chose to take a walk along the river and watched the same night lights from the river banks. Whether you choose to take the 1 hour cruise, or take a stroll beside the river, it is worth the time and effort to see a lovely light show. There are plenty of spots along the river to view the lights, and from the river banks, you can also see the cruise boats lit up as they float along the river. The bonus is that you're not confined to a crowded space. Very enjoyable evening.
Written 13 June 2020
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PaulSiow
Petaling Jaya, Malaysia2,731 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2019
This is a prominent river running through central Shanghai. The Bund, a very famous tourist spot is situated on the banks of this river. Very good place for a stroll along the banks if not too hot.
Written 5 April 2020
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Licia W
Halifax, UK1,476 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2019
A nice experience. A great view of the illuminated buildings on the shoreline.

The river cruise took roughly an hour. We stood up for the whole trip taking (far too many) photos.

There are toilet facilities on board, and don’t forget to take a jacket or jumper as it can get a bit windy.
Written 31 March 2020
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Monika K.
Ozarow Mazowiecki, Poland93 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2019
In the evening you can rediscover this place again. Illuminated buildings acquire a different character and a certain magic that is not found during the day.
Written 30 March 2020
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venkatrao t
Washington DC, DC22 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2019
Good views from the boat. Make sure you get dropped off at the right location to boarding location of the boates. Lots of river traffic. Best views.
Written 16 February 2020
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