Zhongshan Park


Called Jessfield Park by the British and today named after 'Father of the Nation' Sun Zhongshan (Sun Yatsen), this lovely park is located in the northeast, in the former ‘Badlands’ area of 1930s Shanghai. On sunny days, you'll find kite flyers, locals playing music, and people picnicking on the lawn.

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