The People's Square is situated in the center of Shanghai city proper and the south side of People`s Park. The total area is nearly 13 hectares, it is the political, cultural, commercial center and the hub of traffic.
In the past, here was large stretch of cement land, the installation was simple and crude. After reconstruction, the People's Boulevard was broadened, the greenery area was expanded from the originally occupying 20% land to 70% land. Taking the Municipal Government Mansion as the axis, newly opened a large central square-- Light of Huangpu River square between the Mansion and the Shanghai Museum. The People's Square establishes large musical light dry fountain and 'Shanghai Domain' view, and also constructs 'Rising Sun', 'Bright Moon' sub-squares, lays the ground with colored granite, patches with various garden lights decoration, artistic sculptures and large antique copper-carved and multi-colored earthen
bowls. At the surrounding of road side and greenery land, it establishes various chairs unconventional in modelling. The underground of the Peoples's Square has the People's Square Station of Shanghai No.1 Line
Metro with large parking place.
The reconstruction of the people's Square combines the flavour of Chinese traditional culture with the modern city in one, expands the function suitable for use, increases the sight-seeing function, let Shanghai
glow with youthful vitality.
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To describe it as the moon starting to break through the clouds seems to be a little bit too gentle, and to describe it as a hanging rainbow drinking from a gully, will seem to be a little bit too delicate.
The two rivers and the "Oriental Pearl Tower" are analogized by people as two dragons playing with a pearl.
Let us build passways that lead to heaven. Let cars fly high like small birds...
The Bund is a song. The Bund is a picture...
Remembering the past, Shanghailanders would like to come here. Being curious, non-local people and foreigners would also like to come here.
It is either a shining pearl or the stairs in the sky. Looking upward you can see the sky-scraping roofs. Looking downward there is the great earth.