New park opens in Zhangjiang
Authorities at Shanghai's Zhangjiang Science City announce the opening of Zhangjiang Park, a new landmark in the area, on Sept 2. [Photo/WeChat account: zjpark]
The first part of Zhangjiang Park, a new landmark in Shanghai's Zhangjiang Science City, opened on Sept 2.
The first stage of the project, which covers 4.2 hectares, is dividied into three separate themed areas, which focus on technology, culture, and sports respectively.
The technology area is decorated with many sculptures themed on technology and culture.
The culture area uses the original river system and wetland to create a natural oxygen bar. There are also decorations themed on Zhangjiang's history and culture.
The sports area, decorated with bright colors, serves as perfect venue for kids to play games, the elderly to exercise, and young people to relax.
More themed areas will be built at the park, according to local officials. It is hoped the park will enrich the leisure and entertainment options for Zhangjiang residents.
The construction of the new park forms part of Zhangjiang's efforts to develop the area into a world-class science city, housing leading scientific research institutions and innovative start-ups, and boasting excellent accommodation facilities, convenient transportation, a beautiful environment and good cultural atmosphere.
Zhangjiang Park is full of pleasant communal spaces to offer Zhangjiang locals more choices for leisure and entertainment. [Photo/WeChat account: zjpark]
The park's colorful sports area will serve as the perfect venue for kids to play games, the elderly to do exercise, and young people to relax. [Photo/WeChat account: zjpark]