The People’s Square is located in downtown Shanghai. Before liberation, it was a race course. Now, you will find here the Municipal City Hall, Shanghai Museum, Shanghai Grand Theater, No. l subway People’s Square stop, the underground shopping street, the underground transformer house, the largest in Asia, an underground parking ground, the largest in Shanghai, able to accommodate 600 cars. On both sides of the 600-m long and 32-m wide People’s Avenue are 5.5-m wide green belts and 6.5 -m wide passages for non-motorized vehicles. In the middle of the square is a 320-sq.m. round fountain and a landscaped lawn of 80,000 sq.m. In the western part of the square are kept 1,000 pigeons. On holidays and at weekends the square is crowded with people, enjoying the peaceful and pleasant scene on the square.