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  • Karen H
    Los Angeles, CA5 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Nice green park in the middle of the Former French concession. Perfect place for a picnic and some yoga. Many local people are coming here to dance and do exercise. Highly recommend!
    Written 18 May 2021
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  • Jo-Ann
    Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia15,996 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Osmanthus flowers galore. Soooooooo beatiful. Soooooo fragrant. Just stand by the trees and enjoy the fragrance. Flowers are amazing. There’s different shades of yellow and orange. Great time to visit for Osmanthus photpgraphy.
    Written 25 October 2021
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  • Joel K
    Vancouver, Canada3,599 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    A nice park to sit in the hustle and bustle of Shanghai. The neighborhood outside of the park has many other artistic aspects. Good restaurants, boutiques, shopping, strolling and more.
    Written 24 March 2020
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  • Ian Anderson
    Shanghai, China159 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Despite Labour Day crowds encouraged by perfect weather this park turned out to be a real gem. It’s very beautiful and peaceful but with activities for families. It looked like a perfect place for a family or friends picnic. A 20 minute taxi ride from Century Park area in Yangpu district next to Huangpu river. This is a very old and well established park with wonderful trees and flowers and also food for birds. RMB 15 entrance fee. Suggest you bring your own food although the food stall by South Gate was surprisingly tasty. You could easily spend several hours here chilling out
    Written 2 May 2020
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  • PaulSiow
    Petaling Jaya, Malaysia2,731 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    We took the metro to Zhongshan Park station and took a walk around this local park. Most of the people here were locals doing exercises and dancing. Some places had nice flowers and it was pleasant to walk around for an hour or more.
    Written 6 April 2020
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  • Jo-Ann
    Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia15,996 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    We went last weekend in winter. It was already pretty awesome. Need to come back in Spring to witness the whole garden in full bloom. Great visit. Huge area to cover though! There’s conversatories, and separate gardens in this compound. We enjoyed our visit but it was a looooooooong metro ride for us coming from Pudong!
    Written 22 November 2020
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  • Jo-Ann
    Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia15,996 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    A lot more quiet than a lot of gardens. There were early blooms of plum and cherry blossoms here now. There’s a huge bamboo forest here. Entrance fee was 12 Yuan. Quite a lot to see and photograph.
    Written 15 March 2021
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  • PaulSiow
    Petaling Jaya, Malaysia2,731 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    We took the metro to Lujiazui station and walked around this area This is a green oasis surrounded by many skyscrapers. Nice, refreshing respite from all the tall buildings.
    Written 6 April 2020
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  • Jo-Ann
    Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia15,996 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great park. Great location for Lu Xun’s resting place. It is located at a quiet corner. The park however is pretty happening. People go there to dance and play badminton and even organized musical groups together.
    Written 1 March 2021
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  • Sabrina M
    Beijing, China20 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Enjoyed my time alone just wandering around. I listened to my own music but you could probably find someone playing an instrument somewhere
    Written 9 September 2021
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  • Stephen C
    Singapore, Singapore1,082 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    This is a nice park located in people's square. It is within walking distance from JW Marriott hotel.

    Other than the fact that it is a beautiful garden tucked in the middle of the city, there is an interesting feature of this park. This is where parents will advertise the availability of their children using umbrellas. The background history and BIO data are written on paper and placed on top of an umbrella. Judging from the number of people who are walking around, they are serious about matchmaking through this means. This place is worth visiting, simply just to see this aspect.
    Written 16 November 2019
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  • S.M.S.
    Shanghai, China71 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    I have always wanted to visit this park and finally did so. It is a hidden gem in Xuhui District. It is only 2 rmb or cny to get into the park. It is beautiful with many varieties of plants and trees. I walked around and felt soothed being around nature. At the time I was there were not a lot of people around. I did find that there are many cats there. They are very cute (if you like cats) and calming to look at. It is not far from Guilin Park metro station. If you need a short respite from the city life, this place is very nice to visit.
    Written 18 November 2019
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  • Jo-Ann
    Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia15,996 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    We were late for the cherry and plum blossoms. We went there yesterday (18 April). There was not a single fresh blossom on the trees. Wow! However, its rose garden was really beautiful.
    Written 19 April 2021
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  • KevinSChina
    China427 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Walking around during the Chinese New year can be quite challenging so make sure you have plenty of time and water. It was a peaceful and happy day riding a boat with family on the lake!
    Written 6 February 2019
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  • Jenn S
    Los Altos, CA60 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    When we went, much of the south gate and area around east gate was under heavy construction, so we entered via the west gate. You need a ticket but there's no charge, and a health code. From there, the steps take you straight up to the pagoda, where there is also a small shop selling drinks and tea eggs. More steps take you up to the observatory/museum and the basilica was past it. Probably takes 30min for that entire walk, all paved and not super steep. The basilica was closed for repairs, from the sign it looked to have been closed for the last six months.

    We wandered out the east gate via a very nice path through a bamboo forest. I was disappointed to not see any wild animals at all, and everywhere the ground and plant leaves were covered in dust. It was totally empty but with the huge parking lots, you can tell it gets very crowded. Likely because it was winter, we didn't see many food vendors at all.

    I'd allocate maybe 2-3hrs to see all the mountain parks in the area. Theres a ton of other things to do in sheshan though, including happy valley amusement park, smurf land, visiting the quarry hotel, golf. There is a water park too but closed in off season.
    Written 24 December 2020
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