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People's Square

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Simplified Chinese  人民广场
Hanyu Pinyin  Rénmín Guǎngchǎng
Traditional Chinese  人民廣場
Shanghainese Romanization  Zenmin guaonzån
People's Square
Address  Wusheng Rd, RenMin GuangChang, Huangpu Qu, Shanghai Shi, China, 200000
Hours  Open today · Open 24 hoursMondayOpen 24 hoursTuesdayOpen 24 hoursWednesdayOpen 24 hoursThursdayOpen 24 hoursFridayOpen 24 hoursSaturdayOpen 24 hoursSundayOpen 24 hoursSuggest an edit
Similar  Nanjing Road, The Bund, Yu Garden, Xintiandi, Zhongshan Park

People's Square is a large public square in the Huangpu District of Shanghai, China. It is south of Nanjing Road (West) and north of Huaihai Road (East). People's Square is the site of Shanghai's municipal government headquarters building and is used as the standard reference point for measurement of distance in the Shanghai municipality.

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People s square in shanghai


History

Prior to 1949 and the establishment of the People's Republic of China, what is now People's Square was a course for horse racing owned by the Shanghai Race Club. After gambling and horse racing were banned by the new Communist government, a part of the race course became People's Square, which included a large avenue and spectator stands for use during parades.

In the 1990s,

  • Grand Cinema
  • K11, formerly known as the Hong Kong New World Tower
  • Municipal government headquarters
  • Nanjing Road
  • Park Hotel Shanghai (tallest building in Asia, 1934–1952)
  • People's Park
  • Radisson Blu Hotel Shanghai New World
  • Raffles City Shanghai
  • Shanghai Grand Theatre
  • Shanghai Museum
  • Shanghai Art Museum
  • Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Center
  • Shimao International Plaza
  • Tomorrow Square
  • The Shanghai Museum is in a prominent central position in the square, with large fountains immediately to the north.

    Transportation

    The Shanghai Metro's People's Square Subway Station is an interchange among the subway's Line 1, Line 2, and Line 8. Several bus stops also ring the north and south sides of the square.

    References

    People's Square Wikipedia


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