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  • Apr16

    Shanghai, the Bund

    April 16, 2005 in China ⋅ 22 °C

    The Bund is a waterfront area in Central Shanghai. From the 1860s to the 1930s, it was the rich and powerful center of the foreign establishment in Shanghai, operating as a legally protected treaty port. Various buildings in Neoclassic style make you aware of the Western influence in those days. The Bund is known for its colorful street markets where you can buy everything fake (from Gucci purses to Rolex watches and pirate DVD's..)Read more