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A bird's-eye view of Jing'an, shining at each moment

September 30, 2019


Abstract : Gaining its name for ancient Jing'an Temple, Jing'an District has become a coverging point of various lifestyles in downtown Shanghai.

Gaining its name for ancient Jing'an Temple, Jing'an District has become a converging point of various lifestyles in downtown Shanghai. Here you can find historical richness and all manners of theaters and ancient buildings; it boasts a pleasant living environment and rich offerings of public space and ecological resources; it is home to various high-end business facilities with an international touch and dynamic and innovative industries.

It is place shining at each moment, whether you are familiar with or not.

Jing'an Temple

The millennium-old Jing'an Temple is said to date back to the Three Kingdoms Period (AD 220-280), after which the district gained its name.

"Aerial Video of Shanghai-Jing'an Part" focuses on highlighted moments of different locales in Jing'an District. The aerial video shows how people live under the skyline of Jing'an District. Meanwhile, ambient sound is added to tell the stories of Jing'an from a new perspective.

Aerial video shows Jing'an District 

                                                  Highlighted moments of Jing'an

Dawn: Suhe Bay

A new landmark of culture and leisure along river banks

Moment of departing: Shanghai Railway Station

Witnessing the departure and arrival of numerous people each day

Thriving moment: Jing'an Park

Built in 1954, the park is home to 32 hundred-year-old plane trees and deemed as a landscape park in a modern city.

Dynamic moment: The First Central Primary School of Jing'an District

Innovative moment: Shibei High-tech Big Data Park

Shanghai Big Data Center empowers the practice of "handling all government administrative affairs via one website"

Reverend moment: Site of the Second National Congress of Communist Party of China

In 1922, the Second National Congress of Communist Party of China was held here.

Cozy moment: Jing'an Villas

Built in 1932, it is the largest new-type lane housing complex in Shanghai.

Moment of tasting: Nanjing West Road

HKRI Taikoo Hui: It is home to the second Starbucks Reserve Roastery in the world, and numerous first stores of global brands in China.

Wangjiasha Dessert Store: Founded in 1945, it has a history of 60-plus years.

Pleasant moment: Daning Lingshi Park

When spring comes, the 680,000-square meter ecopark would be turned into a sea of tulip flowers.  

A moment of curiosity: Shanghai Natural History Museum

Built by drawing inspiration from a nautilus, the building features the harmony between human and nature.

A moment of inspiration: Shanghai Exhibition Center

It is the first large exhibition center in Shanghai.

A moment for gathering: Shanghai Media Group  

It is a leading radio and television media and a cultural conglomerate.

A moment of wonder: Moller Villa

Completed in 1928, the fairytale building originated from the dream of a girl. A moment of spotlight: Majestic Theatre

It bears the cultural memories of several generations. After upgrading, it is enriching the cultural life of citizens with higher standards.

A moment of fun: Shanghai Circus World-a castle of time and space

Over the past 14 years, it has offered some 5,000 Shanghai-style circus performances, featuring "a journey of time and space".

Colorful moment: Jing'an business district

With decades of development, Jing'an business district has emerged as one of the landmarks in Shanghai.

A passionate moment: Jing'an New Sports Center

The sports complex boasts the first standard roof football pitch in Shanghai.

A moment of love: Shanghai Jing'an Joy City

A landmark for lovers in Shanghai, it is China's first cantilever type sky wheel on the roof.

One axis and three belts: a new development layout in Jing'an

A north-south axis

A holistic development axis: Considering the conditions of Jing'an District, namely a long stretch from north to south, a hierarchical development status, and diversified cultures, efforts have been made to shape a holistic development axis that connects the north and south for sharing and integrated development, coordination among "three belts" and holistic regional development.

City-Industry Integrated Development Belt

City-Industry Integrated Development Belt on two wings of Middle Ring Road: The Belt functions as the "golden corridor" of Middle Ring Road, with features of "innovation and city-industry integration". It is promoting the integrated development of industrial parks, business districts, university campuses, and residential communities, and aiming to build a model district suitable for both livelihood and entrepreneurship in Shanghai.

A belt of culture, leisure and entrepreneurship

A belt of culture, leisure and entrepreneurship along the banks of Suzhou River: Highlighting "river, culture, greening, and people", the belt boasts creative culture, business, leisure tourism, and eco-friendly dwelling. It will become an engine driving the coordinated north-south development in new Jing'an and a new landmark in downtown Shanghai.

A high-end business cluster

High-end business cluster on two sides of Nanjing West Road: As a global high-end business cluster, it is designed to develop an industrial system dominated by high-end business, a modern urban living quarter, and the most iconic district in Shanghai.

Flying over the skyline of Jing'an, you will experience incredible highlighted moments.

Each highlighted moment is possible with the presence of each and every one who lives in Shanghai and loves Jing'an.

"Aerial Video of Shanghai-Jingan Part" was produced by the CPC Jing'an District Committee and Jing'an District People's Government. It made its debut in Dragon TV on July 2.

The promotional videos titled "Aerial Video of Shanghai" for each district in Shanghai are co-organized by the Publicity Department of CPC Shanghai municipal committee, the office of the Cyberspace Administration of CPC Shanghai municipal committee, and the Information Office of Shanghai Municipality, and undertaken by Shanghai Media Group, Shanghai United Media Group, and Eastday.com. The promotional videos of each district will be aired in Dragon TV and other mainstream media of Shanghai. The program will last until October this year.

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