China is a land of many wonders – ancient and modern, natural and man-made. This hugely popular tour is a comprehensive journey through China’s most iconic sights from the magnificent Great Wall to the mighty Yangtze River.
The quintessential experience, this introductory tour offers a glimpse of China’s glorious past, fascinating present and bright future with visits to the exceptional and contrasting cities of Xian, Beijing and Shanghai.
With thousands of years of fascinatingly diverse history, China is one of the world’s oldest and most monumental civilisations. Encounter millennia-old culture and religion with visits to some of China’s greatest and most intriguing ancient sights.
The first company opened their offices on the Bund in 1846 - that company was British
There are 52 historical buildings on the Bund in a variety of styles, including Romanesque Revival, Gothic Revival, Neo-classical, Beaux-Arts and Art Deco
No.20, The Bund was the address of Sassoon House and the Cathay Hotel, built by Victor Sassoon. It was and still is famous for its jazz band, now performing at the Peace Hotel
The former Union Building at No.3, The Bund was Shanghai’s first steel-framed building – the frame was custom made by a German company
The hotel Peninsula Shanghai, opened in 2009, was the first new building to be constructed on the Bund in decades, on land that was once the grounds of the British consulate
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