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A guide to shanghai expo culture park
From:ShanghaiDaily  |  2022-01-01 04:07

EVENTS to celebrate the park’s opening

• Potted landscape and stone exhibition

Site: Shanghai Garden

Date: Opening date – February 6

Highlight: It will display 280 precious exhibits, especially stones collected during the country’s Arctic expedition research.

• Palace lantern exhibition

Site: Shanghai Garden

Date: Opening date – February 15

Highlight: It will display more than 50 heritage-listed palace lanterns from Suzhou, Beijing, Henan, Guangzhou and other cities and regions, including those from Suzhou’s renowned Humble Administrator’s Garden. They will be carefully arranged to fit into the surroundings of a classical Chinese garden, taking visitors back to olden times.

• Wine and Flower Fair

Site: Former France Pavilion

Date: 10am-6pm, Fridays to Sundays, January 1 to February 15

Highlight: It will offer more than 100 wines produced in seven regions of the world and a varied selection of flowers. Popular cafes will put up pop-up stores, and video-streaming site Bilibili will create a magic wonderland featuring Tarot readings.

• Tulip exhibition

Site: Temporal Signet Avenue

Date: Now on show

Highlight: A total of 300,000 tulips decorate the Temporal Signet Avenue, and bloom all the way to the Central Lake, forming three colorful flower belts. Also, flowers are arranged in styles of dancing ballet girl and swaying dress.

Tips about the park

• How to get there

Set “P2 parking lot of Shanghai Expo Culture Park” as the destination on navigation apps, and it will lead you to the park’s east entrance on Jikun Road. The parking lot requires online reservations in advance, and there are only about 300 parking spots. Therefore, it is advisable to take Metro Line 13 to Shibo Avenue Station.

• Where to eat

There are two temporary dining sites ­— one dining car offering beverages like coffee north to the West Visitors’ Service Center, and two dining cars outside the former Russia Pavilion offering drinks and quick meals.

• Reservation information

Visitors need reservations in advance to use the parking spots, as well as to enter Shanghai Garden and the dog playground. Reservation links are provided on the park’s official website (http://www.expoculturepark.cn), WeChat account and other online channels.

It is worth noting that Shanghai Garden will be open from 8am to 5pm, free of charge.

The dog playground charges 30 yuan (US$4.7) for each dog. It will be open from 8am to 5:30pm. The parking lot charges 40 yuan for parking under seven hours.

For more information, please call 021-5883-9818.

• Pandemic control and prevention

Visitors are required to show their health code and have their temperatures checked at the entrance. Only those with body temperatures below 37.3 degrees Celsius will be allowed to enter. They are also required to wear masks at all times.