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The Bund at night
Begin at Huangpu Park 1 [map] (Huangpu Gongyuan; 500 Zhongshan No. 1 Road; daily
6am-6pm; free), at the northern end of the Bund. The former Public Garden was built on re-
claimed land and opened in 1886, and was famously closed to Chinese (other than nannies
of foreign children). A Socialist Realist sculpture stands on the site of the old bandstand, and
next to it rises the Monument to the People's Heroes (Renmin Yingxiong Jinianbei) - that
is, all those who fought to rid China of foreign imperialism.
Cross at the zebra crossing at the foot of Waibaidu Bridge to see the oldest buildings on
the Bund, Nos. 33-53 Waitan Yuan 2 [map] (daily 9am-6pm). This recently renovated pair
of British Colonial beauties was built in the 1870s and served as the British Consulate and
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