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Relaxing in the Yu Garden in Shanghai

Shanghai. A huge, bustling metropolis. China’s biggest city. Its financial nerve center. A city in a constant move and development but in the middle of everything there is a Garden Oasis called Yu Yuan Garden. Yu Yuan Garden is one of the top tourist attraction in Shanghai. And unfortunately, it is now crowded with tourist shops everywhere.  But despite this, it is still amazing. If you are in Shanghai, it’s a perfect attraction to visit before going to the Shanghai Bund. A little bit of history Yu Garden was first built in 16 century during the Ming Dynasty by Pan Yunduan as a relaxation place for his father, the minister Pan En. The construction took almost 20 years to be complete but once completed, it was the largest and most prestigious of its kind in Shanghai. The huge expenses of the construction eventually ruined Pan Family. Actually, Yu Yuan is a complex formed by two things:…

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