Articles Tagged ‘Huangpu River’

The Famous Shanghai Bund

The Famous Shanghai Bund January 24, 2011 | What's New | Read More
Shanghai’s most iconic and visited tourist location was named by Victor Sassoon, a Baghdadi-Nepali Jew. The word Bund comes from the Urdu meaning embankment or dam, and although there are many ‘Bunds’ around the world it is largely understood that The Bund refers to the boardwalk embankment...

How to Enjoy the Huangpu River in Shanghai

How to Enjoy the Huangpu River in Shanghai January 9, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
Shanghai is divided in half by the Huangpu River, a beautiful river cutting in from the ocean, giving Shanghai its prestige as the world’s largest port. The land to the west is the aptly named Pu Xi, meaning West of the River. Pu=river, Xi=West, and the attentive reader will note that the name...