Add:1649 Nanjing Rd W.
Time:Apr-Jun, 5am-6pm; Jul-Sep, 5am-7pm; Oct-Mar, 6am-6pm
This pleasant little park was completely remodeled in 1999 when the new Jing An Metro station was created. Its north side consists of a sunken cement courtyard, flanked by a few shops, cafes, and the Metro entrance; the south side, dominated by a pond that is an artful re-creation of a classic Southern Chinese garden, is a pretty spot to stroll, people-watch, or enjoy an evening drink at the bar in the adjacent Indonesian restaurant (Bali Laguna). Mornings are a perfect time to watch (or join) tai chi classes, while Sunday morning (8:30-11am) brings out the polyglots (mostly Chinese who want to practice their English) to the multi-language corner (wai yu jiao) at the eastern end of the park.