Pudong At Night

Pudong at night

We went to dinner tonight at M on the Bund (look for a review later) and got a chance to take in the amazing view of Pudong at night. No doubt about it. The skyline of the Pudong New Area ranks among the best in the world. And no where is the viewing better than on the Bund.

The Bund stands on the opposite side of the river that separates Pudong from the rest of Shanghai. The buildings on the Bund as as old as the buildings on Pudong is new. It’s quite a striking contrast. The Bund used to be where the rich European merchants would have their afternoon tea. They would sit in their patios and look out over the river at the peasants working the rice fields of Pudong.

Today, things are a little different. Pudong is no longer a rice field. It is now the heart of China’s financial center. Throughout Shanghai’s amazing growth, the Bund has managed to maintain its old world style. Many tourists come to the Bund to sample its world class shopping and dining spots. Everyone comes for the view. Pictures really don’t do it justice.

Pudong at night

Pudong at night

Pudong at night

Pudong at night

Pudong at night

Pudong at night

28 thoughts on “Pudong At Night”

  1. Amar says:

    Wow i love the view, its damn nice and John i am jealous that you are visiting all these places. How about the dinner?? Was it cheap like the beer??

    1. John Chow says:

      Dinner was good. Cheap it wasn’t!

      1. fas says:

        You can’t expect it to be cheap in Pudong area, can you?

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  2. Kristin says:

    Wow… breathtaking! What’s the structure with the spheres?

    1. John Chow says:

      The is the Oriental Pearl Tower. It holds a special place for me because it was on top of that sphere where I asked Sarah to marry me.

      1. Lee Ka Hoong says:

        Omg I hope I’ll be there too! Great view John! You must be very enjoy in Pudong!
        Seems that there was a sweet memory too, you’re so romantic John! 😀


      2. Wow … so you proposed her in style … she respond immediately or ask for time to thing and tell you ??

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  3. Ecko says:

    What a great view..!
    I like that view so much. Beautiful..

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  4. Breathtaking. Well if I can’t be there, these pictures will do. Afterall they speak a thousand words. Thanks for sharing.

    Peter Lee

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  5. Paul U says:

    that is a great view!

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  6. David King says:

    That’s awesome John! It’s awesome! the internet lifestyle… get to travel and blog and get paid very well!

    Have a great day!


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  7. Mortgage Guy says:

    Makes me wanna go there and see it myself. John Chow is incredible getting these for us home bound , recession soaked Americans

  8. Melody says:

    Wow, I absolutely love the architecture and technology…

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  9. Pyj says:

    Very awesome.

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  10. It’s a great looking city. China has really grown over the past 10 years.

    1. …and is about to change dramatically in the next 4-5years with all the monster construction projects

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  11. pudong……beautyful at night and busy city

  12. Astrid Lee says:

    Thank you! I need to take my Chinese husband for a super special dinner, and it sounds like you’ve found the place for us!

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  13. Astrid Lee says:

    not sure if my prior message went through, but thank you for the recommendation, as it’s just what I need for a special celebration for me and my hubby.

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  14. diabetes says:

    the same night view…in many other city in asia

  15. The architecture is so great, amazing view

    1. Online TV says:

      yes indeed, the architecture and the design of the buildings are great.

  16. I love the night view. I’ve always liked the way buildings like these look during the night.

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  17. I always love seeing thing night shots. All my friends that go send me the same pictures but it never ceases to amaze me…

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  18. Silvia says:

    The majestic panorama of the night city is revealed from the tops of the buildings and the Tower.I wish I would be there.

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  19. Das Brain says:

    Yes, Pudong area, Shanghai is awesome was there with my wife and her best friend last October. The wife loved Shanghai, great city with lots to do.
    Great pictures John.. hope you enjoy the rest of Shanghai and surrounding areas.

  20. Online TV says:

    What a nice city! The buildings are so beautiful, especially in the night.

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