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Century Avenue - the centre of Pudong New Area

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Located just to the west of the centre of Pudong New Area, the avenue is 4,200 meters long and 80 to 100 meters wide, starting in the west from the Pudong exit of East Yan'an Road Tunnel, and ending in the east at Century Park. As one of the scenic roads and landmarks of urban construction in Pudong New Area, Century Avenue used to be called Axis Avenue and Central Artery.

In 1994, a project was started with the pavement of a sample road with 12 lanes, 80 meters wide and 700 meters long, from the tunnel, exit to South Pudong Road and a 3,000 square-meter greenery area was set aside at the west end.

After its completion at the end of 1999, the scenic stops along the Riverside Promenade, South Pudong Road Financial Street, Zhangyang Road Business Zone, Zhuyuan Commerce & Trade Zone, and Pudong's administrative centre where successively joined together, and connected with Puxi via East Yan'an Road Tunnel. Beside Century Avenue, there stand Jinmao Tower, Shanghai World Financial Centre and Shanghai International Information Port.

Bus 790 terminates at the intersection of Dongfang Road, at the nearby Metro Line 2 stations include Lujiaui Station, Dongchang Road Station, Century Avenue Station (Interchange with metro lines 4, 6 and 9) and Shanghai Science & Technology Museum Station.

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