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Shanghai Grand Theater

Shanghai Grand Theater is located at 190, Huangpi Road (huáng pí lù 黄陂路) on the west of the People’s Square (rén mín guǎng chǎng 人民广场). The building was designed by French architect Jean-Marie Charpentier and altcovers a floor area of 11,528 m². Interior design was by Studios Architecture.

It was opened in 1998. On the top of the theater are outdoor theaters and a mid-air garden, which are in the shape of a treasure bowl, symbolizing the broad-mindedness of Shanghai in attracting the cultural art of the world. The Grand Theater has a total floor space of 70 thousand square meters, inside which are three theaters. The lyric theater, which has 1,800 seats, is for the performance of ballets, musicals and symphonies. It consists of a main state of 728 square meters, a rear stage of 360 square meters and a left and right wings of 257 square meters respectively, all of which can be moved, lifted, sloped and rotated. In addition, the Grand Theater is also equipped with orchestra pits (yuè chí 乐池) that can be raised and electric setting booms.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 May 2009 13:49
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Jade Buddha Temple

 

Jade Buddha Temple

Shanghai is a very modern city, there is a respectable and famous Buddhist temple, Jade Buddha Temple (yù fó chán sì 玉佛禅寺). As with most modern Chinese Buddhist temples, the current temple draws from both the Pure Land and Chan traditions of Mahayana (dà chéng fó jiào 大乘佛教) Buddhism. It was founded in 1882 with two jade Buddha statues imported to Shanghai from Burma (miǎn diàn 缅甸) by sea. These were a sitting Buddha, and a smaller

Last Updated on Saturday, 30 May 2009 14:14
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Fuxing Park

Fuxing Park Fuxing Park (fù xīng gōng yuán 复兴公园) carries the history of Shanghai. It was originally named Gujiazhai Park after the local Gu (gù 顾) family who opened it over 100 years ago. It was renamed the French Park when the French bought it to station armies in 1900.

After World War II broke out, the French withdrew from the city and the Japanese Government took over the administration of the French Concession, the park name then became Daxing Park. After the Chinese won the anti-Japanese war in 1945, its name was finally changed to the one it still holds today-Fuxing Park.

Last Updated on Saturday, 30 May 2009 14:53
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People's Square

 People's Square

People's Square (rén mín guǎng chǎng 人民广场) is a large public square just off Nanjing Road (nán jīng lù 南京路) in the Huangpu District (huáng pǔ qǖ 黄浦区) of Shanghai, China. People's Square is the site of Shanghai's municipal government building, and is used as the standard reference point for measurement of distance in the Shanghai municipality.

Last Updated on Sunday, 31 May 2009 14:46
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Qibao Ancient Town

Qibao Ancient Town

Located in the center of Minhang District (mǐn háng qǖ 闵行区) of Shanghai, only 18 kilometers from the downtown area, Qibao Ancient Town can satisfy your curiosity about ancient water townships without the bother of either long distance or the rush of crowds.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 09 June 2009 12:09
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