外白渡桥 Garden Bridge and 上海人民英雄纪念塔on 16Jun2018 (Shanghai Trip 15-17Jun2018)

东方明珠from 外白渡桥 

WT & GY arranged to meet us at nanjingxilu station at 4pm on 16.6.2018. ^^

外白渡桥

we walked along yuanmingyuan road 圆明园路 which is a pedestrian walking street, to 外白渡桥, where 黄浦江 meets 苏州河.

usually i go to the bund 外滩 from nanjingxilu. this the first time i came by 外白渡桥.

黄浦江from 外白渡桥

a shot of huangpu river 黄浦江from 外白渡桥.

东方明珠from 外白渡桥

东方明珠from 外白渡桥

东方明珠from 外白渡桥 

and of course 东方明珠 and the impressive pudong skyline is just across the river.

上海人民英雄纪念塔at 外白渡桥

there is a shanghai peoples’ hero memorial 上海人民英雄纪念塔at 外白渡桥, commemorating those who helped to free China from foreign occupation.

上海人民英雄纪念塔at 外白渡桥

上海人民英雄纪念塔at 外白渡桥

this is at the huangpu park, the oldest and smallest park of the city & the first to be open to public.

the park was closed to Chinese people between 1890 and 1928, and according to a popular story telling, a sign at the park’s gate read “No dogs or Chinese allowed”.

外白渡桥 Garden Bridge

外白渡桥 Garden Bridge is the first all-steel bridge.

外白渡桥 Garden Bridge

外白渡桥 Garden Bridge, with unique design & a rich history, is one of the symbols of Shanghai and a landmark bridge.

yuanmingyuan road 圆明园路 which is a pedestrian walking street 

we came by this yuanmingyuan road 圆明园路, which is a pedestrian walking street.

former union church @ 外滩白渡桥

former union church @ 外滩白渡桥

former union church @ 外滩白渡桥

 at the end of yuanmingyuan road 圆明园路, there is the former union church at the corner with south suzhou road.

we found a cafe opposite the church. the a joint that WT & GY come sometime for coffee.

we had a cuppa & chillax before taking a walk to our dinner place, 陈记。

c.h.e.f andy

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