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Fengxian (奉贤区 Fèngxián Qū) is a suburban district of Shanghai. By Shanghai standards it is almost rural, but it has a population of over a million and considerable development, mainly residential and industrial. Nanqiao town is the largest clump of development.

Ten Thousand Buddha Pavilion
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Map of Shanghai/Fengxian

Metro line  5  was extended into Fengxian on December 30, 2018, with several stops in the district. There are buses:

  • Nanmei Line (南梅线) from Jinjiang Park to Nanqiao Bus Station (南桥汽车站) (The park is on Hongmei Road; Nanmei abbreviates Nanqiao-Hongmei)
  • Shangfeng Bus from the Shanghai South Railway Station South Square. (Shanghai-Fengxian)
  • Xinnan Bus from Xinzhuang (Xinzhuang-Nanqiao)

The Shanghai end of any of these is a metro stop on line  1 ; of the three, Xinzhuang is closest to Fengxian.

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  • Three Women Temple (三女祠, Sān Nǚ Cí) (in Guhua Park). Named for the three daughters of the King of Wu during the Zhou Dynasty (1024-256 BCE) who hanged themselves rather than be caught by the King of Yue's soldiers.
  • Shanghai Business School. A university.    
  • 1 East China University of Science and Technology. A university.    
  • 2 Ten Thousand Buddha Pavilion (万佛阁 Wàn fó gé), 奉城北街189号 189 North Street, Fengcheng Town.

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  • Guhua Park (In Nanmei).

There are beaches on the South side of the district.

  • Bihai Jinsha (碧海金沙, meaning Blue Sea, Gold Beach). A popular water park for Shanghai residents to go on weekends.  
  • Xinghai beach. Undergoing development as a resort.

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