Tours for expats feature Pudong landmarks spanning art, culture, and design

SHANGHAI, October 9, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The opening of Museum of Art Pudong (MAP) in 2021 has been a huge success, not only because of its architectural style – the rectangle of marble and glass along the Huangpu River – but also because because of its universe opening of exhibitions by Great Britain Tate, spain Fundacio Joan Miro and Chinese pyrotechnic artist Cai Guoqiang.

On September 30, 2022a new exhibition “The Dynamic Eye: Op and Kinetic Art from the Tate Collection” was presented at MAP in the Lujiazui district.

Therefore, the MAP is listed in eight tourist routes unveiled by the Pudong government, according to the People’s Government Information Office of Shanghai Pudong New Area.

As the name suggests, the “Pudong in the eyes of expats” itineraries are specially designed for expats.

Statistics show that Pudong has gathered the regional headquarters of more than 400 multinational enterprises and more than 100,000 overseas talents. The routes show them different sides of Pudong’s charm, from the ancient water town to the second tallest building in the world, or from bustling shopping complexes to ecological parks.

Route 1: History of the development and opening of Pudong Development Exhibition Hall of Pudong – Shanghai People’s Bank Headquarters in Shanghai China – Shanghai Urban Historical Development Exhibition Hall (Oriental Pearl Tower) – Shanghai Stock Exchange – Shanghai Pudong Expo

Itinerary 2: Shanghai culture Shanghai Tour – Oriental Pearl Tower – Pudong Art Museum – Wangjiang Post Office – Shanghai Expo Culture Park – Shanghai Oriental Sports Center

Route 3: Stroll through the art capital China Art Museum – Modern Art Museum, Shanghai – Baoku Cultural Center, Duoyun Books (Shanghai Tower) – Aurora Museum – Pudong Art Museum – Oriental Art Center – Shanghai International Artworks Bonded Service

Route 4: Science City Shanghai Science and Technology Museum – Robot Valley – Zhangjiang Science Hall – AIsland Experience Center – Jinqiao 5G Industry Exhibition Center – Jinqiao Intelligent Connected Vehicle Test Demonstration Zone

Route 5: Enjoy Global Fashion Taikoo Li Qiantan – The Mercedes-Benz Arena – IFC – MIFA 1862 – Century Link Mall – Bicester Shanghai Village – Florentia Village

Route 6: Must-See Sites Breathtaking Skylines (Oriental Pearl Tower, Shanghai Tower, Shanghai Jinmao Tower, Shanghai World Financial Center) – Shanghai Ocean Aquarium – Shanghai Library (East Hall) – Pudong Library – Shanghai Disney Resort – Shanghai Wild Animal Park – Haichang Ocean Park – Shanghai Astronomical Museum

Route 7: Explore Nature Expo Culture Park – Century Park – Zhou Pu Flower Sea Ecological Garden – Lavender Park – Heqing Countryside Park – Binjiang Forest Park

Route 8: Intangible Cultural Heritage of Ancient Towns Gaoqiao Old Street – Neishidi – Sanlintang Old Street – Former Residence of Fu Lei – Xinchang Old Town

There are inevitable bouts of homesickness for anyone away from home. But in most cases, Matthew John Haynes can find a remedy here in Shanghai.

The Briton has lived in Pudong for about seven years as a teacher at Dulwich College.

Like many of his colleagues, he settled in the international community of Biyun, close to the school campus. But a short commute isn’t the only reason he chose Pudong to settle.

“I love Pudong,” he said. “It’s a bit quieter, which is good for me because I’m from the countryside. I’m in the biggest city in the world and still a short distance from some nice quiet places.”

If Biyun is the quiet side of Pudong, then Lujiazui represents the opposite: dotted with skyscrapers, crowded with visitors. Haynes loves it, though.

“It’s a great mix, lots of opportunities for everyone,” he said, noting that there are lots of different ways of understanding the world in Pudong and Shanghai.

“I really like the open spaces in Pudong. I like Century Park and the places where you can have outdoor recreation. It’s also very exciting for families. You can visit an art museum, a museum science and technology and an aquarium,” he added. .

On September 30Haynes saw the exhibition “The Dynamic Eye: Op and Kinetic Art from the Tate Collection” at the Museum of Art Pudong (MAP).

This is the first time he has visited the MAP and it is an impressive experience. It seems to provide a new option to cure his homesickness.

“I’m British. Today is the first day of the Tate gallery exhibition. You see! Even the floor we’re standing on is from the Tate exhibition,” he said, tapping softly. foot. “So it’s very exciting. It’s really good for me personally.”

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Caption: Ancient City of Xinchang

SOURCE Shanghai Pudong New Area People’s Government Information Bureau

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