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Miniature Auto Cars Shanghai

Shanghai is quite famous for being one of the major production hubs for automobiles in China. Mainly Volkswagen and General Motors cars are produced in Shanghai. Shanghai is also host of the F1 race track and a Car Museum.

But you can also buy car models, meaning realistic miniature cars  in Shanghai, Here are some places to buy miniature cars and autos:

Shanghai Dazhong Automotive Gift Company Limited

 

Miniature Auto Cars Shanghai

Shanghai Dazhong Automotive Gift Company

Miniature Auto Cars Shanghai

Display with Miniature Cars in Shanghai

Miniature Autodell VW Gol

Miniature VW Gol Model

Miniature Auto VW Lamando Auto Model

VW Lamando Auto Model

Miniature Auto Cars Shanghai

Miniature Skoda Car

Address: 178 Mo Yu Lu, Anting, 201 805 Shanghai

 

Small Shop close to Bund / Waitan Area

This shop sells models of all sorts and is not fixed to one brand. We found models of China made Hunydai/Kia, Volkswagen but also several home-grown Chinese brands aswell as imported Kyosho models.

Address : Jin Ling Lu 182

Medium Sizes Car Model Shop in XuHui

This shop sells models of all sorts and focusses on imported miniture auto cars.

Address : Ground Floor, Shanghai Stadium, Xu Jia Hui, Shanghai

 

 

Ausgefallene Autos in Shanghai

Shanghai ist eine sehr große Stadt mit über 20 Millionen Einwohnern. Und Shanghai ist eine moderne Stadt, man sagt das Wirtschaftszentrum von China (während das politische Zentrum in Beijing ist). Und Shanghai ist sehr reich. Und Shanghai hat eine Art “Wolfsburg” als Stadtteil, eine Autostadt, namens “Anting”. Und dort werden VWs gebaut. Und am anderen Ende der Stadt werden Buicks von GM gebaut. Und dann gibt es natürlich noch das Automuseum. Und viel wichtiger: eine F1 Renntrecke in der Form der Symbols Shang (aus dem Namen Shang Hai).

Fazit: Shanghai hat viel mit Autos zu tun !

Autos für Kinder in Shanghai

Autos für Kinder in Shanghai

Having said all that – Nachdem das jetzt mal gesagt wurde, kann man sich vorstellen, daß es in Shanghai auch eine Menge ausgefallene Autos gibt. Und einige davon wollen wir Ihnen hier heute zeigen (Dieser Beitrag wird regelmäßig aktualisiert).

Ausgefallene Autos in Shanghai

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Pink Panther Toyota

Pink Panther Auto in Shanghai

Pink Panther Car in Shanghai

Camouflage BMW M6 mit Strafzettel

Camouflage BMW Shanghai

Camouflage BMW Auto in Shanghai

Goldener Maserati

Goldenes Auto in Shanghai

Goldenes Auto in Shanghai

Zinoro (Elektro-Auto in Anlehnung an den BMW X1)

Elektro Zinoro (BMW) in Shanghai

Elektro Zinoro (BMW) in Shanghai

Ferrari in Metallic-Blau

Metallic blaues Auto in Shanghai

Metallisch hochglänzender Ferrari in Shanghai

Tesla Modell S in Metallic-Rot

Metallic rotes Tesla Modells Auto in Shanghai

Metallic rotes Tesla Modell S in Shanghai

Tesla Shanghai

Tesla Auto in Shanghai

 

Und hier noch ein besonderes Modell – keine Ahnung, was das ist … es gibt schon wirklich ausgefallene Autos in Shanghai.

Auto in Shanghai

Ein wirklich kleines Auto in Shanghai

 

Qoros SUV

Was das hier mal wird, erkennt man. Ein Qoros SUV.

Quoros SUV

Qoros Shanghai SUV

BMW in Lila Matt Metallic

Oder wie wäre es mit einem Lila Metallic-BMW in der längeren L Version und mattiert ?

Lila BMW in Shanghai

BMW lila

 

Haval Erlkönig Protype

Dieses Haval SUV geht ja schon fast in Richtig BMW X6. Wie der mal heißen wird ?

Haval ErlkoenigHaval Versuchsfahrzeug SUV

Shanghai London Taxi

London Taxi in Shanghai

Shanghai London Taxi

Als der Hesteller der berühmten London Taxis (Black Cabs) 2012 in die Pleite ging, hat der Chinesische Hersteller Geely die Firma einfach für 20 Mio. $ übernommen.

Der Plan ist, die Taxis aufzuwerten und dann weltweit, später auch als Elektro-Taxi, zu vermarkten.

In Shanghai wurden mittlerweile 200 London Taxis – goldfarben lackiert – auf die Straße gebracht.

Shanghai Polizei Bus

Polizei Bus Station in Shanghai

Shanghai Polizei Bus

Dieser eingezäunte Polizei Bus steht an der Ecke Ruijin Lu und Taikang Lu im Bezirk HuangPu. Hier befindet sich das beliebte TianZiFang Viertel, in dem hunderte kleine Boutiquen, kleine Essbuden und Cafés Touristen und Künstler anlocken.

Cadillac GTS im Aquarium

Cadiallca im Aquarium

Cadillac GTS im Aquarium

Ein interessante Werbeveranstaltung. Im Vergnügungsviertel Xintiandi in Shanghai wird dieser Cadillac gerade in ein Aquaium gestellt – echte Kois mit eingenommen. Die Aussage dahinter ? Ich weiß es nicht, aber es ist ein Blickfang und Passanten fotografieren sich davor wie wild.

 

Ein stellarer Maserati

Maserati in Shanghai

Maserati in Shanghai

Haben Ihnen einige der ausgefallenen Autos in Shanghai gefallen ?
Hinweis: Dieser Beitrag wird regelmäßig erweitert.

Shezhuang Temple Shanghai

Shezhuang temple shanghai

Shezhuang Temple

Introduction to the Shezhuang temple

The Shezhuang temples is situated in Pudong, in the Shezhuang village in Jin Qiao district. It is not clear when it was first established. Tradition says, that it was established at the end of the Ming dynasty by local villagers to remember the Old Master Jin who became a martyr by saving the people from starvation. Therefore, Old Master Jin is the main deity of Shezhuang temple. He is also an example for  a popular deity of the category of divination because of merit, what in ancient China was called: “If there is merit, the people will offer sacrifices”.

The special religious activities of the Shezhuang temple comprise a yearly temple fair on the 10th of the third month of the lunar calendar and the birthday celebration for Old Master Jin on the 13th day of the sixth month of the lunar calendar.

The location of the Shezhuang Temple Shanghai

Shezhuang Temple Shanghai Location

Shezhuang Temple Shanghai Location

The Shezhuang Temple Shanghai is located on Jin Xiu Dong Lu between Huang Yang Lu  and Hong Feng Lu. Currently it is amidst a large unpopulated area opposite of several high end compounds on the other side of the Jin Xiu Dong Lu. The whole area between the temple and Jin Qiao Lu is currently under development in connection with the new Middle Ring elevated road on Jin Qiao Lu.

Shezhuang Temple Shanghai

Shezhuang Temple Courtyard

The Shezhuang Temple fair

The temple fair of Shezhuang Temple Shanghai was also called the temple fair of the 360 activities. According to the people, among the 360 businesses, farming is the first. This embodies the deep feelings for the soil that originate in the agricultural society of ancient China.

On the first and fifteenth of every month there are several additional temple activities which draw the public.

Shezhuang Temple Detail

New Shezhuang Temple

By the way, the temple is to be refurbished and updated while at the same time the whole area surrounding it is being developed. Here is a preview:

Plans for a new Shezhuang Temple

New Shezhuang Temple

Anschrift:

Shezhuang Tempel Shanghai
Jin Xiu Dong Lu (Ecke Hong Feng Lu)
Postleitzahl :201206
Telefon :58992664

Anschrift (PinYin) :

shàng hǎi shè zhuāng miào
jǐn xiù dōng lù (hóng fēng lù kǒu)
pǔ dōng xīn qū, shàng hǎi shì

Address in Chinese:

上海社庄庙
地址:上海市浦东新区锦绣东路(红枫路口)
邮编:201206
联系电话:58992664

Website: http://shszm.org

Greenhills Shanghai Willowbrook | China

Greenhills and Willowbrook are two residential compounds which are located together in one quarter on Jin Xiu Dong Road in Pudong District of Shanghai.

Greenhills Shanghai Willowbrook

Greenhills Shanghai Willowbrook Arial View

Greenhills Shanghai Willowbrook Drive Through video


For more detail see out details post about Green Hills and Willowbrook Shanghai.

Adress of the Greenhills Compound Shanghai:

Greenhills Shanghai Willowbrook Shanghai
Chinese:   上海 浦东 金桥 锦绣东路418弄 云间绿大地
PinYin:     yún jiān lǜ dà dì, 418 jin xiu dong lu
English:     Greenhills 418 JinXiu East Rd Jinqiao, Pudong, Shanghai 200135

Tomson Golf Villa Shanghai

Tomson Golf Villa (Simplified Chinese: 汤臣高尔夫别墅, PinYin: Tāng chén gāo’ěrfū biéshù) often just called Tang Chen Golf, is a very popular apartment and villa compound in Pudong amongst expats and wealthy Chinese living in Shanghai.

Tomson Golf Villa Shanghai is one of the older villa and apartment compounds

Located in Pudong (eastern part of), Shanghai and built in 1996 many buildings have already been completely re-decorated by their individual owners. Tomson Golf Villa is set around a golf course and many villas have a direct view onto the course. In total there are around 125 and 40 semi-detached villas as well a few apartment buildings on 133.000 square meters !!! Extensive garden areas make the compound particularly interesting for families with children.

A short video along the river outside Tomson and then inside the compound:

Tomson Golf Villa Shanghai is located on Longdong Da Dao. It is close to the Century Park and the popular Lian Yang and JinQIao Green City area. It is a 20 minute drive to Pudong Airport and it takes around 45 minutes to downtown by car.

Some of the facilities:

  • Clubhouse
  • 18-holes Golf Course
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Gym
  • Tennis court
  • Basketball ground
  • Two children playgrounds

Address:
Chinese: 汤臣高尔夫别墅, 1龙东大道, 上海浦东
PinYin:   Tāng chén gāo’ěrfū biéshù
English: Tomson Golf Villa,  1 Long Dong Da Dao, Jinqiao, Pudong, Shanghai

In November 2014 there are around 30 units available for rent.

Have you lived or been to Tomson Golf Villa in Shanghai ? Leave a comment.

Gongqing Forest Park – best park in Shanghai

Best Park in Shanghai

Gongqing Park Bridge

In our opinion the Gongqing forest park is still the best park in Shanghai! For its trees, its groves, verdant forests and pretty lakes. Though there are the usual hordes, it’s big enough that you can find a shady spot to yourself. You can do what you want on the grass, though there are designated kite-flying areas, and there are barbecue pits (from 60RMB/four people up to 150RMB/ten people for two hours) with a shop for supplies.
Best Park in Shanghai

This is the best park in Shanghai

The park boasts too many activities to mention, from a loop-the-loop rollercoaster (20RMB) and other classic rides (log flumes, pirate ships, etc) to airgun rifle shooting (10RMB/five bullets), rock climbing (20RMB), paintball (20RMB/five bullets), go karting (15RMB/lap) and a fun electronic toboggan ride (20RMB). They’ve added more activities including horseback riding (30RMB/person), rowing boat (40RMB/hr), cable sliding (60RMB for two), football field (200RMB/hr for 15 people; 400RMB/hr for 23 people) and fishing for free.

If you can’t bring yourself to leave, you can stay the night in one of the cabins at the Hongsen Forest Park Hotel (Rooms from 280RMB. Cabins from 580RMB). Just remember to bring your passport and plenty of food. Also note that no dogs allowed in the park.

Check the video:

ParkSize 131 hectares – Entry 15RMB – Opening Hours: 6am-5pm
Website: http://www.shgqsl.com

Gongqing Forest Park 共青森林公园
2000 Jungong Lu 军工路2000号

Phone: 6574-0586

Do you think the Gongqing Forest Park is the best park in Shanghai ? Join the conversation and share your opinion !

Graffiti in Shanghai | China

GraffitoGraffiti in Shanghai.

You rarely see graffiti in Shanghai besides phone numbers for some services. This graffiti is on a piece of wall in Pudong and shows the German word “Freundschaft” (= friendship). On a corner of Jin Xiu Dong Lu.

Wieviele Deutsche leben im Ausland ?

Ich hab´mich bei der letzten Wahl kurz geärgert, weil das mit der Briefwahl nicht geklappt hat –  muss aber gestehen, dass ich hier in Shanghai kaum jemanden kenne, bei dem es geklappt hat. Die meisten wählen gleich gar nicht…

Mich hat in dem Zusammenhang interessiert: Wieviele Deutsche leben im Ausland ? Und bin dann von einem zum anderen gekommen.

Eine Zusammenfassung:

74.324.165 Deutsche Einwohner

davon 12.236.582 unter 18 Jahren (lt. Auskunft des Stat. Bundesamts)

62.087.583 Wahlberechtigte (Wikipedia)
61.903.903 (lt. Auskunft des Stat. Bundesamts)

davon ca. 32.000.000 Frauen
davon ca. 30.000.000 Männer
davon ca. 21.000.000 über 60
davon ca.  3.000.000 Erstwähler

44.330.000 Wähler (= 71.5% Wahlbeteiligung)

abzgl. 576.290 ungültige Stimmen (1.3% lt. Wikipedia)

43.753.710 gültige Stimmen

davon: 41.5% Union  
=  18.157.789 Deutsche haben CDU/CSU gewählt

Ergibt ca. 22,1 % aller Deutschen!

oder: 41.5% Union + 25.7% SPD
= 29.402.493 Deutsche haben CDU/SPD gewählt

Ergibt ca. 39.5 % aller Deutschen die eine Große Koalition gewählt haben!

Achja: In der Zahl der Wahlberechtigten sind 67 021 Deutsche enthalten, die im Ausland leben und auf Antrag in ein Wählerverzeichnis in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland eingetragen wurden (lt. Auskunft des Stat. Bundesamts). (Hmm, allein in Shanghai wohnen wohl 10 TSD Deutsche)

Die Antwort auf die Frage: Wieviele Deutsche leben im Ausland ? habe ich aber immer noch nicht gefunden. Das Statistische Bundesamt schreibt dazu: “Die Zahl der deutschen Staatsbürger, die im Ausland wohnen, ist nicht bekannt.”

The Green Hills Shanghai & Willowbrook | Shanghai | China

Entrance of The Green Hills Shanghai and Willowbrook
Green Hills Main GateGreen Hills (Simplified Chinese: 云间绿大地, PinYin: yún jiān lǜ dà dì) sometimes also called Yunjian Greenlands Villa, is a very popular appartment and villa compound in PuDong for expats and wealthy Chinese living in Shanghai.

Green Hills Shanghai & Willow Brooks probably have one of the largest communities of expat kids living in one, well actually two combined compounds. The very peaceful park setting make Green Hills & Willow Brooks extremely popular with expats and Chinese alike.

The Green Hills Shanghai & Willowbrook Shanghai

Some of the features:

  • two tennis courts
  • large indoor pool and outdoor pool with slide
  • gym with all sorts of machines
  • sauna in each changing room
  • soccer ground with 2 goal posts
  • outdoor basketball court
  • two large playgrounds with swings and lots of other things
  • a small convenience store
  • own property and lease office on the grounds

There is a dancing room where a Kungfu teacher, amongst others offer all types of classes. You need to be member to use the pools, sauna and tennis courts or pay a guest fee.

The “community center”-Pudong is located inside the compound offering a wide array of courses for expat mom´s and the kids. [Update Sept. 2014: The Community Center has moved away from Green Hills to BiYun Road] A Montessori Children´s House kindergarden is also on the gounds.

Green Hills Shanghai

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Road in Willobrooks Shanghai

The location in Jinqiao, sitting just next to Luo Shan Lu, provides access quick to Lian Yang/Thumb Plaza Area, the Century Park and JinQiao Green City. Lujiazhui can be reached in 10-15 mins, The Peoples Square, depending traffic, within 30~60 minutes.
The compound offers a bus running to several locations in the city several times per day. The next subway is a bit far though.

Eventhough GreenHills is already a little “old” (constructed around 2001) the compound is well maintained and very peaceful and eventhough there are no hills, it is VERY green and in a park-like setting.

See a short video here:

Adress:
Satelite View of Green Hills compounf Pudong
Greenhills & Willowbrook Shanghai
Chinese: 上海 浦东 金桥 锦绣东路418弄 云间绿大地
PinYin: yún jiān lǜ dà dì, 418 jin xiu dong lu
English: Greenhills 418 JinXiu East Rd Jinqiao, Pudong, Shanghai 200135

In September 2014 there are around 50 units available for rent.

Have you lived or been to GreenHills in Shanghai ? Leave a comment.

Shanghai Auto Museum

Shanghai Auto Museum

Entrance of the Shanghai Auto Museum

Shanghai Auto Museum

Shanghai ist eine der Auto-Metropolen Chinas und hat natürlich auch ein eigenes Auto-Museum. Es ist einen Besuch wert und bietet eine interessante Mischung internationaler Klassiker und chinesischer Originale, insbesondere dem Shanghai SH760. Es gibt sehr viele technische Exponate und eine große Carrera-Bahn für die kleinen Besucher.

Das Museum befindet sich im Stadtteil Anting, der sog. “VW Stadt” in Shanghai, in der Nähe der Shanghai Formel 1 Strecke und ist auch mit der U-Bahn gut zu erreichen.

Shanghai Auto Museum – Adresse:
No. 7565 Boyuan Road, Anting District, 201805 Shanghai
In Chinesisch: 上海安亭博园路7565号
Offizielle Website: http://www.shautomuseum.gov.cn/en/

Einen Überblick über weitere Auto-Museen in China findet man hier.