|Map of Shanghai Oriental Land|
Close to the beautiful Dianshan Lake, the Oriental Land covers 56 square kilometers (21 square miles), of which 20 square kilometers (7 square miles) is the water area. To the south, you may walk along the lake, cross some bridges and through the forest. The bamboo grove and some different-shaped stones will come into view. To the north, rows of over 30 villas of Spanish, English and American style show each country's culture. You can also enjoy all kinds of modern sports facilities in this area, like tennis courts, volleyball halls and swimming pools. To the east of the park, a large aircraft carrier stands to represent modern military. Walking to the west, you can see Moon Bay and Fisherman Dock. Walking along Lakeshore Avenue, you may appreciate the beautiful sunset of Dianshan Lake. Below are some main sites one should not miss:
Aquatic Activities Area
You can take a walk in the large park or rent a bike to the sites and feel the joy of riding. There are single and tandem bicycles for you to choose. Single bicycles cost CNY 20 per hour and require a CNY 200 deposit. If you choose a tandem bicycle, you need pay CNY 30 per hour and CNY 300 deposit.
The best time to visit Oriental Land is in the Spring from April to May and in the Autumn from September to October for comfortable weather.
How to Get to Oriental Land:
Take Line 17 and get off at Oriental Land Station directly.
1. Take the tourism bus line Qingpu A from Shanghai Stadium to get there. The bus departs daily from 07:30 to 11:00.
2. Take a special tourism bus from Yangpu Sports Center or Hongkou Football Stadium to get there. Both depart on weekends only.
3. Take Huzhu Express Line from Yan' an Road Puan Road, close to People’s Square, to Zhujiajiao.Then change to Qingjin Line or Qinshang Line to get there.
4. Take Huzhu line from West Zhongshan Road Wuzhong Road Station, close to Xiqu Bus Station, to Zhujiajiao, then change to Qinjin line or Qinshang line to get there.
|Admission Fee||CNY 50 per person |
Free of charge for children below 1.3 meters (4.2 feet)
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All attractions closed ... but you can sit on the grass.
Half of this the park is closed at the beginning of June
Only 50 RMB to access everything seems very cheap.