Shanghai Skyline at Night, China

The Pudong district_s new skyscrapers lighted up at night, Shanghai, China

The Pudong district’s new skyscrapers lighted up at night, Shanghai, China

 

Few cities in the world have skylines that come alive at night in full color as pulsing billboards – Shanghai is at the top of the list in our experience, with perhaps Singapore (and its laser light show) right up there, too.  Our ship’s birth at the Shanghai Port International Passenger Terminal gave us prime viewing of the Pudong district’s new skyscrapers on the port side.  From our balcony on the starboard side we were mesmerized by a nearby tall skyscraper that changed the moving/pulsing light patterns on its exterior several times a minute from various “paintings” wrapped around the skyscraper to vertical Chinese character advertising billboards.  From the ship we could also look forward and catch a glimpse of the Bund starting at the bend in the Huangpu River.  All in all, a terrific night-time light show.

 

A close up of the new skyscrapers along the Huangpu River in the Pudong district, north of the Oriental Pearl Radio & TV Tower, Shanghai, China

A close up of the new skyscrapers along the Huangpu River in the Pudong district, north of the Oriental Pearl Radio & TV Tower, Shanghai, China

 

A light show on the nearby skyscraper which we could watch from our apartment_s balcony on our ship, docked at the Shanghai Port International Passenger Terminal, Shanghai, China

A light show on the nearby skyscraper which we could watch from our apartment’s balcony on our ship, docked at the Shanghai Port International Passenger Terminal, Shanghai, China

 

A floral pattern “wallpaper” on the nearby skyscraper which we could watch from our apartment_s balcony on our ship, docked at the Shanghai Port International Passenger Terminal, S

A floral pattern “wallpaper” on the nearby skyscraper which we could watch from our apartment’s balcony on our ship, docked at the Shanghai Port International Passenger Terminal, Shanghai, China

 

A geometric design in lights on the nearby skyscraper which we could watch from our apartment_s balcony on our ship, docked at the Shanghai Port International Passenger Terminal, Shang

A geometric design in lights on the nearby skyscraper which we could watch from our apartment’s balcony on our ship, docked at the Shanghai Port International Passenger Terminal, Shanghai, China

 

A Chinese character advertisement on the nearby skyscraper which we could watch from our apartment_s balcony on our ship, docked at the Shanghai Port International Passenger Terminal,

A Chinese character advertisement on the nearby skyscraper which we could watch from our apartment’s balcony on our ship, docked at the Shanghai Port International Passenger Terminal, Shanghai, China

 

A nighttime view of the Bund at the bend in the Huangpu River in central Shanghai, China

A nighttime view of the Bund at the bend in the Huangpu River in central Shanghai, China

 

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