In China’s city of Shanghai, full of activity and high-rise buildings, a patch of green is truly a welcome scene for the eye. Thus, Century Park is of great significance to the people living in the metropolitan as well as for those who come here for a visit. For this very reason it is often included in the metro’s sight seeing locations. Considered to be the biggest park in the metropolis, this premises boasts of a number of attractions in the form of trees, ponds, fountains, bridges and other works of art, all perfectly in line with nature. It is a fusion of many architectural styles and showcase influence from Japanese, Chinese and British landscaping styles. The grounds are in close proximity to the Shanghai Science and Technology Museum, from which it is only a ten-minute walk and it is found in the Pudong New Area.
It is easily accessible by the Shanghai Metro line 2, and one has to alight at Century Park station to reach here. Visitors have to pay Yuan 10 for entrance and cycling cars, bicycles, tandem bicycles can be hired here.
For anyone keen on taking a break from the busy life and take a walk along one of the beautifully manicured gardens with perfectly paved walk ways or cycle amidst the greenery, this is definitely the place to go. Some of the well-known places in the picturesque setting include the bird island, the lucky pond and the lotus pond. Some of the trees and what the landscape artists have done with them are truly amazing and would make not even the children but even the adults wonder in amazement and amusement.
Even for those who are staying in the city for a longer period of time, this is an ideal getaway on weekends or on evenings. For those who are staying at one of the many Service Apartment Shanghai, this is a great place to go to get some fresh air and relax and walk about. There are a number of Hotel Apartment Shanghai, which are in located close to this place. Citadines Biyun Shanghai is an ideal combination of the luxuries of a hotel and comfort of a home for anyone looking for a long-term stay in the region.
Umanga Kahandawaarachchi is a passionate travel writer who writes under the pen name, Maggie Tulliver. Her field of writing covers a wide array of content and articles related to travel and hospitality industry.