Cool places to visit during summer evenings
Updated: 2015-07-31

Would you like to enjoy a cool evening in such hot weather? Here are some places where you can take a walk with your family and friends and relax yourselves, away from the work pressure.

Xuhui Binjiang area

Xuhui district’s Binjiang area alongside West Longhua Road, Dong’an Road and Fengxi Road has gradually developed into a cultural corridor on the west bank of the Huangpu River. In the evening, you can see lots of local residents take a walk there. You can enjoy spectacular views of the river by car or bike or on foot. The place also contains sports facilities for rock climbing, basketball and skating, and art venues including the Long Museum and Yuz Museum. These places meet the needs of different age groups of people.


Longteng Avenue, Xuhui district

The Expo Garden Binjiang area
With the opening of the River Mall, a large shopping center, the garden area has become popular among local residents who go there either for dinner or for walk in the evening. You can go shopping and have some desserts in the mall. You can also enjoy the fabulous night views outside such as the rainbow-like Lupu Bridge, the colorful Expo Axis Sun Valley and the music fountain beside the Mercedes-Benz Arena.


Shibo Avenue, Pudong New District

Zhongshan Park
Zhongshan Park, featuring the beautiful classic garden landscape, is one of the most prestigious parks in Shanghai. Around the park, there are a bunch of shopping malls. It is a good choice for shopping, leisure and entertainment. In the evening, people can go there for square dancing or just walk. You can also enjoy the performances of some street artists.


780, Changning Road, Changning district

Shanghai Normal University Xuhui Campus
Have you dreamed of studying at the Shanghai Normal University Xuhui Campus when watching the heated TV drama Silent Separation? The tall sycamore trees on the both sides of the road make the campus a cool place in the summer. It may remind you of your campus life. Meanwhile, you can have a delicious and economic meal at the campus canteen.


100, Guilin Road, Xuhui district

Mengqing Garden Park
The Mengqing Garden Park, along the Suzhou Creek, is an environmental theme park, featuring various beautiful trees and flowers. It is a place of tranquility. When walking in the park, you may lose yourself amid the trees and the sound of water. And when the night falls, the lake looks even more beautiful with colorful lights.


130, Yichang Road, Putuo district

Xujiahui Park
The Xujiahui Park shows the perfect integration of the modern landscape and cultural heritage. The park contains a man-made meandering brook, which is modeling in miniature the course of the Huangpu River. It also features basketball courts and a children's playground. The eastern part of the park comprises the historic Red House, which once housed the Pathé China record company. There is a 200-meter bridge for sightseeing in the park. Across the bridge, you can see views of totally different eras. One side is the modern business area, and the other is the 20th-century foreign architecture.


889, Zhaojiabang Road, Xuhui district

Fudan University &Tongji University
The development of Wujiaochang, a new commercial area in Yangpu district, attracts more tourists to the Fudan and Tongji universities. At the universities, you can hear the bell of bikes, the laughter of students and the sound of teachers giving lectures. All these may remind you of your old school days.


Fudan University, 220 Handan Road, Yangpu district
Tongji University, 1239 Siping Road, Yangpu district


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