Bund Sightseeing Tunnel, Shanghai

Bund Sightseeing Tunnel, Shanghai

The Bund Sightseeing Tunnel is an underwater tunnel fitted with spectacular audio-visual effects for entertaining adults and children who go across the Huang Pu River from downtown Shanghai to Pudong. The ride through lasts 6 minutes.

The tunnel was completed and opened to the public in the year 2000. There are two entrances, one on the Bund at Nanjing Donglu and the other in Pudong near the Riverside promenade.

Visitors board a small carriage at one end. The carriage takes them through the tunnel that flashes kaleidoscopic neon lights in varying patterns. Blow up dolls pop up during the ride and sway in front of the carriage. A voice commentary tells the geological story of the earth as the carriages rush along to the other bank of the river. The intention is to take visitors on a ride from space to the centre of the earth and back again.

The Bund Sightseeing Tunnel ride is more expensive than getting across the river on the Metro or by ferry. The ride is, however, quicker and more fun for visitors, especially children.

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Sight Name: Bund Sightseeing Tunnel
Sight Location: Shanghai, China
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
Guide(s) containing this sight: Children's Entertainment Tour in Shanghai  

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