- Shanghai Indoor Stadium (Shanghai Metro)
: "This article is about the Line 1 station formerly known as Shanghai Stadium. For the new Line 4 station now bearing that name, see
Shanghai Stadium (Shanghai Metro)"
The Chinese name of this station 上海体育馆 (literally "Shanghai Sports Hall") refers to the nearby
Shanghai Indoor Stadium. However, the station used to bear the English name "Shanghai Stadium", possibly referring to the adjacent outdoor stadium called Shanghai Stadiuminstead of the indoor stadium. After the opening of the nearby Line 4 station 上海体育场 , which specifically refers to the outdoor stadium, that (above-ground) station took the English name "Shanghai Stadium", while this station was renamed "Shanghai Indoor Stadium", now better reflecting the Chinese name. Still, confusion remains due to the similarity of the names in both English and Chinese, only differing by one word/character, and referring to facilities located in close vicinity.
Shanghai Indoor Stadium
* Sightseeing bus station, with shuttle buses to
Sheshan Forest Parkand other destinations
This station is close to Caoxi Road station of
Shanghai Metro Line 3, however, a new ticket has to be bought, the walking time is longer than for the interchange at People's Square station and some of the most frequented roads and bus stations of Shanghai need to be passed, so transferring here is not recommended.
If you want have a short interchange between
Shanghai Metro Line 1and Shanghai Metro Line 3and you think Shanghai South Railway Stationis far, you can take Shanghai Metro Line 1to this station, and if you are lucky enough that your destinaiton is between Hongqiao Luand Baoshan Lu, then interchange Shanghai Metro Line 4, otherwise, take Shanghai Metro Line 4to Hongqiao Lu, interchange Shanghai Metro Line 3.
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