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Shanghai 2006

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December in Shanghai

page two of three

Temple of the Town Gods, Yuyuan Gardens and some statues

23-30 December 2006


Temple of the Town Gods

Like many Chinese towns, Shanghai has a Taoist Temple of the Town Gods:


Yuyuan Gardens

Apparently these gardens were created by the Pan family, a Ming dynasty, between 1559 and 1577, but had to be rebuilt after 1842 when they were ransacked during the Opium War.


I always seem to end up taking pictures of statues:


Links to the other two pages:

General shots of Shanghai and Oriental Pearl TV Tower

The Bund and Jinmao Tower



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