The Waibaidu Bridge - known as the Garden Bridge in English - is one of the most prominent landmarks in Shanghai. Located in the Suzhou Creek, the Waibaidu Bridge was constructed in 1908 but its origins can be traced as far back as 1850. The bridge is the first all-steel bridge in the world and stretches across a length of over 100 metres and is noted for its unique architectural elements. Due to its rich history and significance in the past, the bridge has been declared a fine example of Heritage Architecture by the Shanghai Municipal Government and presently it is a popular tourist attraction in Shanghai. The bridge area is particularly scenic at night when it lights up against the beautiful city backdrop, providing truly breathtaking views.
Throughout the day
Around 30 – 40 minutes
Adults, Families, Young Adults, Senior Guests, Children
The view of the bridge at night
Though designated prayer room facilities near Waibaidu Bridge will be unavailable, there is plenty of private space around the area that can be used during prayer times. Muslim visitors may also go to some of the mosques near Waibaidu Bridge in Shanghai such as the Pudong Mosque, Xiaotaoyuan Mosque, Fu You Lu Mosque, the Songjian Mosque, Hu Xi Mosque and West Shanghai Mosque which are located in relatively close proximity.
Access to Halal food near the Waibaidu Bridge can be found at a few Halal restaurants near Waibaidu Bridge in Shanghai city. Popular spots include the Salaam New Idea Muslim Restaurant, Efes Turkish Restaurant, Uighur Restaurant, Islamic Restaurant and 1001 Nights which are all located within the city limits of Shanghai.