China – Shanghai This incredible city I visited four times between 2013 and 2017. Unbelievable, how many different faces Shanghai offers. It’s always been great fun to walk the city. Yuyuan GardenThe well-known little bridge in Shanghai's city garden.Yuyuan GardenYuyuan GardenThe BundAmazing view onto The Bund from one of the coolest outdoor roof top bars of the city - Vue Bar!Yuyuan GardenSeems quiet and peaceful, but as soon as you turn around, you're surrounded by people.TransrapidGerman technology running at high speeds between Shanghai Airport and (almost) downtown.Yuyuan GardenVue Bar ViewAnother panoramic view off the outdoor bar. They even have a little pool!Shanghai SkylineWatching the setting sun amazingly lighten that remarkable skyline. My favorite view on the city. Photographed in April 2013.Sun set over West-ShanghaiVue Par PanoramaThe Bund from inside outRiver trafficShanghai World Financial CenterThe first time I visited the city, this building was still the highest one (2013). Shanghai Tower (next to it) was far from being finished.Jontao Tower from aboveView on Jinmao Tower (and Pearl Tower in the back) from SWFCThe BundPhotographed from Shanghai Tower in September 2017430km/h!Glassfronts of the three towersAll three in one - SWFC, Shanghai Tower, and Jinmao TowerThe Three TowersFrom left to right: Shanghai World Financial Center; Jinmao Tower; Shanghai Tower (still under construction (April 2014)Overlooking ShanghaiAt Shanghai World Financial CenterLiving FoodThat's how Chinese supermarkets are set up -- the food can't get much fresher, but still.....Overlooking ShanghaiThe southern park of the city. Endless views...Supermarket FoodFood I've never seen before. Looks kind of tasty, though.Living Food IIThat's not a zoo, that's a supermarket shelf...Downtown Shanghai from aboveView from SWFC over Jinmao Tower towards Pearl TowerShanghai Sports CenterHuge olympic swimming hall; there was even an additional pool in a different section.Shanghai Sportscenter Swimming hallShanghai Sports CenterSportcenter AreaSportcenter AreaOutdoor PoolShanghai TowerThe Three TowersDuring my last visit in Shanghai in 2017, Shanghai Tower was finally finished. More than 800m of steel and glass...Walking away from the SkylineShanghai SkylineShanghai Skyline from The BundProbably one of the world's most taken photos.Skyline from The BundRoof top viewCool view from my hotel's roof top bar during my last visit in 2017.SWFC from aboveShanghai World Financial Center photographed from top of the Shanghai TowerCantene FoodHow am I supposed to eat the Schnitzel with chop sticks?Skyline from behindTourist boats crossing the skylinePanoramic skyline viewPhotographed from hotel roof top barSAP CampusNot a spectacular area of the city, but some nice quiet places on top of the office buildings.Pearl Tower reflectionEveryday's little difficultiesTry to get your Café Latte at this machine 😉IPAM Mall shopping centerOverlooking SAP CampusXintiandiNice neighborhood in a quiter area of ShanghaiRooftopsWalking XintiandiCloud covered skylineSkyline variationsInterstingly I visited the city on the exact same day of two subsequent years - April 26 2013 and 2014. The weather couldn't have been more different.The skylinesPearl TowerNanjing Road at dawnNightwalk at The BundNanjing road at nightShanghai's Las Vegas?Nanjing road at daylightFresh food on market(Fresh?) Fish to sellNo comment...Eggs en masseLiving Food IIIHungy?View from hotel roomStreet food kitchenHot DogsOrdering hot dogs in China is something I'd probably not do.Shanghai at nightStreets of Old TownJapanese food in ShanghaiStreets of Old TownThe Three TowersStreets of Old TownStreets of Old TownFilling up the subwayCentury Park viewThe second Skyline of ShanghaiPhotographed from Shanghai harbour, in 2017.Bamboo constructionClocktower at The BundCentury ParkCentury Park meadowsCentury ParkCentury avenue...obviously on a week-end.Grand Hyatt Hotel LobbyMasses at The BundA380Mobile phone usage41gradGetting hot in Shanghai in August 2013!