The centuries-old waterfront is located onthe western bank of the famous Huangpu River, between Waibaidu Bridge and NanpuBridge. From the Bund, visitors can take in the renowned skyline of Shanghaiacross the water, featuring the Oriental Pearl TV Tower, the World FinancialCenter, and the Jinmao Building. It also has several statues and monumentsscattered along the walkway.
On the west side, however, buildings adopta variety of classic western architectural styles, paticularly Gothic,Romanesque, and Baroque. All were build roughly a century ago and used to formthe political, financial, and cultural center of Shanghai. The Bunds long andcomplex history is outlined in the Bund History Museum, located under the Monument to the Peoples Heroes.