• Shanghai

    Shanghai, China

    Enormous Shanghai, on China’s central coast, is the country's biggest city and a global financial hub. Its heart is the Bund, a famed waterfront promenade lined with colonial-era buildings. Across the Huangpu River rises Pudong’s futuristic skyline, including 632m Shanghai Tower and the Oriental Pearl TV Tower, with distinctive pink spheres. Sprawling Yuyuan Garden has traditional pavilions, towers and ponds.

    Shanghai, Shanghai, China

  • The Bund Tunnel

    Shanghai, China

    The Bund Tunnel is a 3.3 km sub-surface road and road tunnel in the city of Shanghai, China. The tunnel connects the districts of Hongkou to the north and Huangpu to the south.


    Wai Tan Sui Dao, Huangpu Qu, Shanghai Shi, China

  • Taikang Road

    Shanghai, China

    Tianzifang or Tian Zi Fang is an arts and crafts enclave that has developed from a renovated residential area in the French Concession area of Shanghai, China. It is now home to several boutique retail stores, bars and restaurants.


    +86 21 3425 0265

  • Zhujiajiao

    Shanghai, China

    Zhujiajiao is an ancient water town located in the Qingpu District of Shanghai established about 1,700 years ago. Archaeological findings dating back 5,000 years have also been found. 36 stone bridges and numerous rivers line Zhujiajiao, and many ancient buildings still line the riverbanks today.

    Zhujiajiaozhen, Qingpu, Shanghai, China, 201713

  • Yu Garden

    Shanghai, China

    5-acre garden built in 1577 that features Ming Dynasty pavilions, ponds, rockeries & arched bridges. 

    Yu Garden, Huangpu, Shanghai, China, 200010


    +86 21 6326 0830

  • Zhouzhuangzhen

    Shanghai, China

    Zhouzhuang is a town in Jiangsu province, China. It is located within Kunshan county-level city, 30 km southeast of Suzhou. Zhouzhuang is a popular tourist destination, classified as a AAAAA scenic area by the China National Tourism Administration.

    Zhouzhuangzhen, Kunshan, Suzhou, Jiangsu, China

  • Quanfu Temple

    Shanghai, China

    In the first year of the reign of Emperor Yuanyou of Song Dynasty (1086), Zhou Missionary donated his residence to construct Quanfu Temple near the Baixian Lake, in the northwest of the town. It was expanded several times and the Grand Hall of the temple is majestic. Stepping into the hall, and you will see an imposing 10-meter-high Buddha statue. The Buddha's palm is large enough to hold a man. The 18 Arhats on both sides look as vivid as life. Li Xiangeng, a calligrapher of the early Qing Dynasty, visited the temple and inscribed a giant plaque upon the front gate, reading Riverside Buddhism Kingdom.


It's a Small World: Shanghai

Italian filmmaker Filippo Chiesa is the kind of traveler who immediately wants to understand the local intricacies of the places he visits. When his friend Leonardo invited him to China to visit Shanghai and the town of Zhouzhuang, he grabbed his camera and got on a plane. Contrasting a metropolis with a small scenic village provided Filippo ample opportunity to find humanity and common ground. Through the faces of the strangers, this video takes us on a visual reflection of his unique journey abroad.


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