Shanghai Grand View Garden

Shanghai Grand View Garden is located on the west side of Dianshan Lake in Qingpu. It is a large-scale antique building complex and modern garden. The layout is designed according to the description in the classic Chinese classic “Dream of Red Mansions”. The environment in the Grand View Garden is beautiful. The stone bridges, lotus ponds, and pavilions and pavilions are all there.

There are many wax figures in the house depicting the storyline of “Dream of Red Mansions”, which makes people feel like they are dealing with the novel scenes written by Cao Xueqin.

The Grand View Garden is far away from the urban area, therefore, there are not many tourists visiting the park on weekdays and has made the Grand View Garden a good place for a quiet environment. Photographers also enjoy the scenery and garden blossoms.

Whether it is the gorgeous and elegant furnishings in the house, or the chic and beautiful garden pattern, both the royal forest garden style and the Jiangnan garden style have fully restored the “Dream of Red Mansions”. The environment of Zhong Jia. There are Jia Baoyu’s residence “Yihongyuan”, Lin Daiyu’s residence “Xiangxiang Pavilion”, Jia Tanchun’s residence “Qiu Shuangzhai”, Miaoyu’s practice “Jade Cui”, and Daguanlou and Lixiangyuan. There are many buildings in Daoxiang Village, and each building and wax figure scene has a profile card.

There are sometimes opera performances in the “Dream of Red Mansions” section of the Grand View Garden, especially during national holidays. There is a tea room in the Daguan Building, where you can sit and chat with tea, but there is no restaurant in the park, and the restaurant in front of the scenic spot is more expensive, so it is recommended to bring your own snacks and water.

There is a Shanghai National Culture Village opposite the Grand View Garden. It is a small attraction built in the early years, but it is now quite run-down. It is not worthwhile to spend money to buy tickets. Daguan Garden is located at the border of Shanghai and Jiangsu. It is only 11 kilometers away from the ancient town of Zhouzhuang. It is very convenient to drive by car.

Entry is 60 RMB.


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  • CN Name: 青浦区金商公路701号
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  • EN Address: No. 701 Jinshang Road, Qingpu District
  • Getting There: Take Metro Line 17 to Oriental Land Station (东方绿舟) and take a bus to Daguanyuan Station (金商公路大观园站). Baidu route map:
  • Open Hours: April 1st – October 31st 8:00-17:00; November 1st – March 31st 8:00-16:30

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