|Simplified Chinese 人民广场|
|Traditional Chinese 人民廣場|
Shanghainese Romanization Zenmin guaonzån
|Address Wusheng Rd, RenMin GuangChang, Huangpu Qu, Shanghai Shi, China, 200000|
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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.
People s square in shanghai
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,
The Shanghai Museum is in a prominent central position in the square, with large fountains immediately to the north.
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.