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Special Industry Tourist Route

( chinadaily.com.cn ) 2013-08-29

<BR>Special Industry Tourist Route

Route I

Malu Vineyard –Shanghai International Circuit – Shanghai Volkswagen Industrial Tour – Totole

Route II

Huating Home & Maoqiao Village -- Zhouqiao Old Street – Jiading New Town Exhibition Center –Yakult

【Malu Vineyard】

Malu is the growing area of grapes, and the Malu Vineyard is the experimental and growing base of the Malu Grape Institute. The institute is the first professional research organization in the suburban areas of Shanghai approved by the Shanghai Commission of Science and Technology. It has successfully introduced 38 kinds of grapes since its founding.

Main attractions of the vineyard include: the Grape corridor, the petite fruit orchard, the wine castle, the lovers' paradise, the miniature garden, the fruit-picking garden and the water-borne vineyard.

【Shanghai Volkswagen Industrial Tour】

Shanghai Volkswagen, a Chinese-German joint venture, houses the largest auto manufacturing base in China. The Shanghai Volkswagen Industrial Tour is an experimental industrial tour route in China. Tourists who find themselves by the assembly line can witness the car-making process. Visitors will be amazed by the advanced science and technology on display.

【Shanghai International Circuit】

Shanghai International Circuit occupies a land area of 5.3 square kilometers and is known as an F1 circuit adhering to international standards for its highest degree of difficulty, highest technological content, and the most complete and comprehensive functions.

Its main structure has both modern elements and traditional Chinese features. Its race track is shaped like the Chinese character 上 (the first character in the city's name Shanghai). The design of the red and golden cylindrical roof cut-outs of the main spectator stand was inspired by the traditional Chinese lantern; the film structured roof of the side spectator stands is shaped like lotus leaves; and the design of the PAddressock area for racing teams to rest and refresh was inspired by the waterside pavilions and bridges at Yuyuan Garden in Shanghai.

The designed capacity of spectator stands is about 200,000 people, including 50,000 seats on the main and side stands, and the rest are temporary spectator seats at the sloped areas. The total length of the race track is 5,451.24 meters, with seven left turns and seven right turns, and the designed average speed is 205 kilometers.

Shanghai Volkswagen Industrial Tour is an experimental industrial tour route in China. Tourists who find themselves by the assembly line can witness the car-making process. Visitors will be amazed by the advanced science and technology on display.

【Huating Modern Agriculture Park】

As the core of Jiading's Modern Agriculture Zone located in Huating town, the park covers about 856,667 square meters and boasts major attractions such as the Huating teahouse, the “heart-to-heart” bridge, fishing ponds, turtle pools and vineyards. Tourists can pick grapes, taste delicious Hami melons, fish along the river, and even claim a piece of land to grow vegetables.

The park provides city dwellers an opportunity to get close to nature and experience the beauty and charm of the countryside. The park was named a national pilot park for agriculture-based tourism in 2006.

【Maoqiao Village】

Maoqiao Village is one of 35 experimental villages for a new socialist rural area in China. The village, with lush trees, fresh flowers and singing birds, is a typical South China village characterized by bridges and brooks. The village has a unique charm and attractions for urban visitors, such as natural rivers and roads, a green environment, country-style houses and urban-style infrastructure.

It was named as a pilot village for agriculture-based tourism in 2006.

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ATTRACTIONS

Jiading Fahua Pagoda

The Fahua Pagoda, 40.8 meters tall, is a square, brick-wood structure with seven stories, accessible by ladders.