In 2015, Shanghai City invited Chinese famous actor Hugh to be the promotion ambassador of Shanghai travelling. Hugh was born in Shanghai and he said that Shanghai is a city with both modern images and traditional Chinese lifestyles. When he was young, Shanghai communities are crowded and neighbors are like families. Now many things have changed and Shanghai has grown into an international metropolitan.
As the ambassador of Shanghai travelling, he recommends the French Concession most. That area is a place with abundant culture and various buildings of European styles. French Concession area is a quiet and relaxing place in Shanghai among the modern land.
In spring, there are many sites you can go and visit. Here are some recommendations listed by Hugh:
No.1 Xuhui Riverside Avenue
The old ports have been removed. Along the avenue, there are parks where local residents take exercises and slow walking. In the future, more galleries and exhibition centers will be built.
No.2 Xujiahui Park
Xujiahui Park was built in 2000 and a rare Greenland within downtown area. The whole park is a small portion of Shanghai history. Some of the buildings were kept from the industrious era.
No.3 Jinjiang Amusement Park
In the past, Jinjiang Amusement Park was the only amusement place for some Shanghai residents. The symbol of the park is the ferris wheel which is still the highest one of Shanghai. At night, the romantic ferris wheel brings much pleasure and atmosphere.
No.4 Jing’an Sculpture Park
With the fountain, imaginary sculptures in the park; it is a theme park in downtown Shanghai. This park is the only open park in the central city. The many sculptures designed by artists are the characteristics of the park. Also, Shanghai New Nature Museum has been located here. It is a place suitable for couples in love.