in Shanghai Municipality, China
- Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport (10 mi)
- Shanghai Pudong International Airport (20 mi)
- Nantong Airport (64 mi)
- Guangfu Airport (64 mi)
- Sunan Shuofang International Airport (65 mi)
- Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport (94 mi)
- Ningbo Lishe International Airport (98 mi)
- Zhoushan Airport (105 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 31.250 and 121.489 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 31° 15' 0" and E 121° 29' 20"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Yuan Renminbi - CNY
- Spoken languages:
- Chinese, Uighur, Zhuang
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 05:39 PM (Tuesday)
- Timezone: Asia/Shanghai
- UTC/GMT offset: 8 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:32 am and 4:51 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -31.301 and -58.461 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- Viuda de Faro
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Safety Score: 3,4 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to China.
Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning China. Last Update: 2023-11-28 08:25:59
Hongkou in Shanghai Municipality is located in China about 663 mi (or 1,067 km) south-east of Beijing, the country's capital.
Local time in Hongkou is now 05:39 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Asia / Shanghai with an UTC offset of 8 hours. We know of 8 airports in the wider vicinity of Hongkou, of which 4 are larger airports. The closest airport in China is Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport in a distance of 10 mi (or 16 km), West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
There are two Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in China is Classical Gardens of Suzhou in a distance of 62 mi (or 99 km), West. If you need a place to sleep, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Yangpu, Pudong, Shanghai, Luwan and Huamu. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 16°C / 60 °F
|Morning Temperature||13°C / 55 °F|
|Evening Temperature||15°C / 59 °F|
|Night Temperature||13°C / 55 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1025 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Gentle Breeze with 6 km/h (4 mph) from South-East|
|Cloud Conditions||Clear sky, covering 0% of sky|
|General Conditions||Sky is clear|
Wednesday, 29th of November 2023
18°C (65 °F)
12°C (54 °F)
Scattered clouds, moderate breeze.
Thursday, 30th of November 2023
12°C (53 °F)
9°C (48 °F)
Overcast clouds, gentle breeze.
Friday, 1st of December 2023
9°C (48 °F)
9°C (48 °F)
Few clouds, gentle breeze.
Hotels and Places to Stay
Sheraton Shanghai Hongkou Hotel
Hyatt On The Bund
W Shanghai The Bund
Jinjiang Metropolo Classiq Hotel Off Bund
Bund South China Harbour View Hotel
Videos from this area
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Bund Sightseeing Tunnel, Shanghai
Fahrt durch den Bund Sightseeing Tunnel, Shanghai DC 20090208 V109 08.02.2009.
Cruise on Huangpu River
A cruise through the Huangpu River on a yacht. The cruise roughly takes 2 hours and costs RMB 180 per person. The feel of the city in the evening hours is amazing. The high rise buildings with...
Shanghaied in Shanghai
This is the bund tunnel. It is a tourist attraction that due to its kitchiness it can't be missed. It is like a bad flashback to the 70's. Not to be missed.
Yacht at The Bund, Shanghai
Walking towards the Yacht at the Bund area, Shanghai in the evening hours for a better view of what the city has to offer in the dim lights.
Shanghai in Black and White
Discover Shanghai in Black and White. The City of Shanghai from the Jin Mao Tower, the Pudong Skyline, The Bund and the Huangpu River. Walking through the streets in to the centre of Shanghai....
Oriental Pearl Tower, Shanghai, China. Travels with my wife
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Attractions and noteworthy things
Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.
The Bund is a waterfront area in central Shanghai. The area centres on a section of Zhongshan Road (East-1 Zhongshan Road) within the former Shanghai International Settlement, which runs along the western bank of the Huangpu River, facing Pudong, in the eastern part of Huangpu District. The Bund usually refers to the buildings and wharves on this section of the road, as well as some adjacent areas. It is one of the most famous tourist destinations in Shanghai.
Customs House, Shanghai
The Customs House is an eight storey building on the Bund, Shanghai. Built in 1927, the building remains a customs house today. Together with the neighbouring HSBC Building, the Customs House is seen as one of the symbols of the Bund and Shanghai.
The Broadway Mansions is a nineteen-floor Art Deco five star hotel, one of the most famous hotels in Shanghai, China. It's been stated "since the day of its opening it had been one of the sights of Shanghai", and was for over five decades one of the primary symbols of Shanghai. It was once its most visible landmark, Completed in 1934, the same year as the Park Hotel, which is 19 feet taller, it was the tallest apartment building in Shanghai and remained so for several decades.
General Post Office Building, Shanghai
The General Post Office Building is a landmark four story building located at the north end of the Sichuan Road Bridge, Shanghai, China on the banks of the Suzhou Creek.
The Waibaidu Bridge, called the Garden Bridge in English, is the first all-steel bridge, and the only surviving example of a camelback truss bridge, in China. The fourth foreign bridge built at its location since 1856, in the downstream of the estuary of the Suzhou Creek, near its confluence with the Huangpu River, adjacent to the Bund in central Shanghai, connecting the Huangpu and Hongkou districts, the present bridge was opened on 20 January 1908.
Huangpu Park is the name of the triangular stretch of green at the northern end of the Bund in Shanghai, the oldest and smallest park of the city. It is the site of the large Monument to the People's Heroes, commemorating those who helped to free China from foreign occupation, and of the Bund Historical Museum, which documents the history of the Bund in old photographs.
Hailun Road Station
Hailun Road is the name of an interchange station between Lines 4 and 10 of the Shanghai Metro. The station is located in Hongkou District, Shanghai.
Shanghai Ocean Aquarium
The Shanghai Ocean Aquarium is a public aquarium located in Shanghai, China. Designed by Advanced Aquarium Technologies, the aquarium includes a 120-meter tunnel that takes visitors through a coastal reef, open ocean, a kelp cave, shark cove, and a coral reef, and is one of the longest such tunnels in the world. It is home to an Oranda goldfish named Bruce after Bruce Lee which measures 17.129 inches in length.
Suzhou Creek (simplified Chinese: 苏州河; traditional Chinese: 蘇州河; pinyin: Sūzhōu Hé, also called Wusong River, is a river in China that passes through the Shanghai city centre. It is named after Suzhou, a city in neighbouring Jiangsu province which was the predominant city in this area prior to the rise of Shanghai as a metropolis.
Shanghai History Museum
The Shanghai History Museum, also sometimes translated as "Shanghai Municipal History Museum", is a museum dedicated to the history of the city of Shanghai. The museum's collections focuses on the approximately 100 years in the history of Shanghai from the opening of the port in 1843 to the communist take-over in 1949. The Shanghai Municipal History Museum currently has no permanent home, with much of its collection held in storage.
North Sichuan Road Metro Station
North Sichuan Road is a station on Line 10 of the Shanghai Metro. It entered operation on April 10, 2010.
Tiantong Road Station
Tiantong Road is a station on Line 10 of the Shanghai Metro. It entered operation on April 10, 2010.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Hongkou.
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Hung-k’ou, Hongkew, Hung-k’ou-ch’ü, Hongkou, 虹口