The Bund, which extends from Jinling Road in the south
to the Waibaidu Bridge over the Suzhou Creek in the
north, is on the western bank of the Huangpu River.
It is a 1.5-kilometer boulevard and used to be called
the Huangpu Shoal. It used to be a 10-meter-wide boulevard
lined with canopy-like sycamores. Cedars, cassias, and
camphor trees made the street green all the year round.
Flower beds were always in blossoms. Now it becomes
the favored place for the tourists to tarry and enjoy