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Residents of Shanghai know that this grassy park surrounded by art galleries, shops and cafes is one of the best places to meet friends for a leisurely picnic followed by some casual gallery strolling. You can sit on the grass most parts of the year here, which anyone who lives in Shanghai knows is a rare find among the city's green spaces. There are lots of sculptures here, including an array of long legs clad in high heels that stand nearly two stories tall, and children are free to clamber among and atop them. Among the best of the surrounding galleries is the Minsheng Art Museum, where a 20 rmb admission gets you access to a rotating exhibition of contemporary Chinese and international art from around the world.