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Yu Yuan Garden is the famous in the Shanghai Region and is one of the Major Attraction in the Old City Area of Shanghai and it sits just Beside the City God Temple and the Gold Street.

The garden was reportedly first established in 1559 as a private garden created by Pan Yunduan, who spent almost 20 years building a garden to please his father Pan En, a high-ranking official in the Ming Dynasty. Yu yuan Garden occupies an area of 2 hectares (5 acres), and is divided into six general areas (Sansui Hall, Wanhua Chamber, Dianchun Hall, Huijing Hall, Yuhua Hall and the Inner Garden) and these areas are separated by "dragon walls" with undulating gray tiled ridges, each terminating in a dragon's head. The true treasure of Yuyuan is the Exquisite Jade Rock. Located across from Yuhua Hall. It is Part of the City God Complex in Old Shanghai.

Yu Yuan Gardend are open from 8:30 am to 5:30 pm everyday

admission price is RMB 40 per person.

Address: 218 Anren Street, Old City, Huangpu, Shanghai
Directions: Walk south along The Bund then swing a right at Jinling Dong Lu. Busline: No. 64, No. 24, No. 11, No. 926. Directions: 218 Anren St, Huangpu, Shanghai, China. Take Subway Line 10 and get off at Yuyuan Station. Leave from Exit 1
Phone: +86 21 6326 0830
Website: http://www.yugarden.com.cn/yugarden

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  • Updated Oct 25, 2014
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