The Four Seasons Hotel Shanghai is ideally situated in the downtown Puxi district a short distance from the prestigious shopping, entertainment and business areas of Nanjing and Huaihai roads. The 37-storey hotel offers a tranquil sanctuary in this bustling city.
Yu Garden (or Yuyuan Garden) is an extensive Chinese garden located at Huangpu Qu, Shanghai Shi, next to the City God Temple in the northeast of Shanghai’s old town.
It encompasses Yuyuan Tourist Shop, Huxinting Teahouse, and Bazaar Yu Garden. The Garden dates back to the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), and was owned by Pan Yunduan, a government official. ‘Yu’ in Chinese means pleasing and satisfying, and this garden was specially designed as a place for Pan’s parents to enjoy a quiet and happy time in their old age.
It is a wonderful and tranquil place in Shanghai and a must to visit when you are visiting the city.
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Interesting facts about Yu Garden
Here are some interesting facts about this attraction:
- Yu Garden consists of six areas: Sansui Hall, Wanhua Chamber, Dianchun Hall, Huijing Hall, Yuhua Hall, and the Inner Garden.
- It has massive Jade Rock inside – a 5-ton, porous, beautifully-shaped, spiky rock
- Walking across the Jiu Qu Bridge in Yu Garden is believed to bring good luck