Adjacent to Nainjing Road in the District Of Huangpu in Shanghai China, the People’s square occupies the Government Headquarters building. Previously a horse racing course owned and operated by the Shanghai Race club, in 1949 it was established as part of the Shanghai municipality council. Most changes that took place here thereafter were made in 1990.
Many heritage buildings that surround the area, reminds citizens of the racing culture which then existed. Nainjing Street is one of the most famous shopping precincts in Shanghai. An important point in the Shanghai Metro system this area is always crowded with busy shoppers and street sellers.
The previous race track has now been converted in to a public park referred to as the People’s Park. The People’s Park is a popular meeting place for both locals and tourists and gives an interesting insight in to the lifestyle of the people. A typical sight here would be the young and the old alike practicing Tai Chi, engaging in card games and playing checkers.
The changes in 1990 included the previous club house converting in to the Shanghai Art Museum. This is a great place to visit if you are keen to know how this historic city has grown in to this cosmopolitan heaven. The Shanghai Grand Theatre and the Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Hall have been the latest inclusions to the peoples square.
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A great place to experience everything about Shanghai from its history to its culture and lifestyles of the locals, the Peoples Square will be a truly refreshing experience. So plan ahead and leave some time on your busy itinerary to visit this magical square.