Songjiang District

Located in the southwest of Shanghai of Yangtze River Delta area and along the upper and middle reaches of Huangpu River, Songjiang District, blessed with natural resources and rich historic relics, is the backyard garden and cultural root of Shanghai. It boasts cultural heritages such as Guangfulin archaeological site, Fangta and Zuibai Pond parks, Xilin Temple, Sheshan Basilica on the top of Sheshan West Hill and many more. It’s the backyard garden of Shanghai, supplying the city crops, fresh fruits and vegetables. At the same time, Songjiang’s economic development is taking the lead among other suburbs. It’s positioned to be a high-tech innovation base in the Yangtze River Delta Region.
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City first as driverless trucks sweep through a science park

Two driverless sweeper trucks underwent their first tests at Songjiang's Tus-Caohejing Science Park.
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Recycling hut gives new life to garbage

The average daily recycling capacity of Sheshan Town's first residential recycling hut reached more than 1,900 kilograms.
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Thousands of tourists flock to scenic spots

Around 439,400 tourists visited the 11 scenic spots in Songjiang District during the Labor Day holiday, the district tourism bureau estimated.
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Farmers sign up for better quality

China's first farmland quality protection insurance scheme kicked off in Huguang Village, Maogang Town, Songjiang District.
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Ancient stones shed new light on a grand design

Two large stones believed to be ancient pillar bases were spotted at Nanliangyuan residential area in Songjiang by an antiques enthusiast.
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Taking a wander along Sock Alley

Wazi Alley, or Sock Alley, meanders for around 700 meters from south to north along a riverside in Songjiang District. 
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Innovation head to improve agricultural industry

Technical innovation has been improving Yexie Town's agriculture layout, while efforts are made to spread the town's filial culture and blend the eco-resources to its tourism.
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True love leads to historic site worth visiting

Han San Fang, residence of the third brother of the Han family, is another of Songjiang's historic sites worth a visit.
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'Midnight Han' even saved his mother from death

Han Banchi (1856-1929), a Chinese medical practitioner in Songjiang, was so busy making house calls that he often returned home late at night. 
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Wax Printing

Wax printing works by batik master Ma Zhengrong will be exhibited at Cheng Shifa Art Museum from June 9 to August 31. 
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