The Bund
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View Old and New Shanghai
I was expecting Shanghai to be modern and architecturally stunning. But when I walked to the Bund district to view the sleek skyline from the river, the first thing I saw was an old barge chugging down the river in front of skyscrapers. This is a great spot to get the shot of the city landscape!

Sherry Ott traveled to China courtesy of the China National Tourist Office ( and Wendy Wu Tours ( as part of AFAR’s partnership with The United States Tour Operators Association (USTOA) (, whose members provide travelers with unparalleled access, insider knowledge, and peace-of-mind to destinations across the globe. For more info on Sherry’s journey, visit the USTOA blog (
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