In pics: Shanghai's Realm of Stars, from night to early morn

en.lgxc.gov.cn| Updated: Nov 15, 2021 L M S


Shanghai city's biggest sponge park – designed to absorb and capture rain water and repurpose it for other uses – is named Xing Kong Zhi Jing, or The Realm of Stars. This magical place has become a new landmark in the Lin-gang Special Area in East China's Shanghai. [Photo/WeChat account: shlgguanweihui]


Brilliant sunshine in the early morning is reflected by the walls of the labyrinth at the Realm of Stars, to create a dreamlike atmosphere. [Photo/WeChat account: shlgguanweihui]


The recreation area of the Realm of Stars at 5 am. [Photo/WeChat account: shlgguanweihui]


There's a hill for visitors to enjoy the ever-changing sky, like this view of the area at night. [Photo/WeChat account: shlgguanweihui]


The futuristic equipment that reuses rainwater at the sponge park, also has its own kind of beauty at night. [Photo/WeChat account: shlgguanweihui]


The labyrinth of the Realm of Stars at night looks like stars that have fallen to earth. [Photo/WeChat account: shlgguanweihui]