WT & GY arranged to meet us at nanjingxilu station at 4pm on 16.6.2018. ^^
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.
a shot of huangpu river 黄浦江from 外白渡桥.
and of course 东方明珠 and the impressive pudong skyline is just across the river.
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.
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 is the first all-steel bridge.
外白渡桥 Garden Bridge, with unique design & a rich history, is one of the symbols of Shanghai and a landmark bridge.
we came by this yuanmingyuan road 圆明园路， which is a pedestrian walking street.
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。