The Bund


These British Colonial buildings are located on the west bank of the Huangpo. "Bund," pronounced like "fund," is an Anglo-Indian word that means "embankment." Major buildings, from left to right: Hong Kong & Shanghai Bank (dome), Customs House (tallest, with clock), North China Daily News Building (two red flags), Peace Hotel (formerly Sassoon House; tall, green peaked roof), Bank of China.