Shanghai during the 1920s and 1930s. With 3 million inhabitants already one of the world’s largest cities and the Middle Kingdom’s center of the new art forms of cinema, animation and popular music. This time also gave rise to what would become one of the city’s major sights: the Bund Shanghai.
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Shanghai - an amazing place. The clash of the cities incredibly new and modern architecture overtaking the ancient places is quite extraordinary to witness. The skyscrapers are incredible and lead you to believe you're in a very futuristic place but take the time to get away from the new and visit the old areas - you'll love the people and hopefully you'll get a glimpse into some really amazing history and traditions.