Last updated by david at 2013-11-3
Century Boulevard Overview
Century Boulevard, the first landscape boulevard in China, starts at the Oriental Pearl TV Tower in the west and reach to the Century Park in the east. It is located in Lujiazui of Pudong New Area with a total length of 5 kilometres and a width of 100 meters including 31-meter-wide 6 fast and 2 slow lanes in each direction and a 6-meter-wide auxiliary road on each side. Century Boulevard's unsymmetrical layout makes it become one of the popular tourist attractions in Shanghai. The highway is 31 meters wide with a 44.5-meter-wide sidewalk on the north side and a 24.5-meter-wide sidewalk on the south side. The green belts fill in the blank area between the main lanes and the auxiliary roads.
Additionally, there are 8 botanical gardens on the north side of the sidewalk and 2 sculpture squares which locate in the west of Laoshan road and the crossing of Yanggao road. Sketches, art galleries, and other recreations makes the Century Boulevard boast of its entertainment junctions. The Century Boulevard has been called the “Avenue des Champs Elysees” in the East.
Solo Adventure Tips:
Lujiazui, Pudong New Area, Shanghai.
How to Get There?
Bus 983 and Metro Line 2 will go along the Century Boulevard. Bus 794/788 will be convenient as well.
Ticket Price: Free
Openning Time: A whole day
A whole day
More Tips: To drive will be a better way of sightseeing the Century Boulevard. Best time for tourism：all year round. The surrounding scenery: Century Park, Jinmao Tower, Shanghai Ocean Aquarium, the Oriental Pearl TV Tower
To drive will be a better way of sightseeing the Century Boulevard.
Best time for tourism：all year round.
The surrounding scenery: Century Park, Jinmao Tower, Shanghai Ocean Aquarium, the Oriental Pearl TV Tower
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