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Private Walking Tour In The Former French Concession
"This tour is designed for city walkers and minimum walking time is 4 hours. Your English tour guide will lead you through architecture of 1930's Art Deco and leading about modern history of China from 1850 to 1950. You will get to know the environment and culture during this relax walking tou the lobby in eastern part shows the best case for French classical style in interior design. Lanxin Theatre: The first western style theatre in Shanghai. Cathay Mansion: Formerly owned by famous Sassoon's family known for hosting distinguished guests worldly wide since 1950's as well as its typical Art Deco style. King Albert Apartment: Another name popularly known as Royal Garden built by French Catholic church for expatriates living in Shanghai. Walking through this living community which is now hidden between two busy narrow streets one may take a close look to the French Concession. The former residence of Dr. Sun Yat-Sen: A museum of China's revolutionary history. St. Nicholas Church: An Orthodox church built by Russian expatriates in 1920s
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Shanghai Bus Tour Hop-on Hop-off Premium Ticket
"Based on the attractions you want to see choose from three different routes: the Shanghai City Tour (Red Route) Temple Tour (Green Route) and Pudong Tour (Blue Route). Your pass is valid for all three routes. Then hop aboard the open-top double-decker bus at any of the 22 stops around Shanghai to begin your hop-on hop-off sightseeing tour. On board enjoy informative audio commentary that brings Shanghai’s culture and ancient history to life.Drive down beautiful tree-lined streets past outstanding colonial style buildings and under soaring skyscrapers. With your provided map in hand
From $48.00
 
Private Former French Concession Walking Tour
"Your guide will pick you up in the lobby of your downtown hotel at your preferred time. Head to the first stop Xintiandi using local public transportation. Visit the Shikumen Museum for approx 20 minutes to see what the interior was like for the 1920's middle class. Next head to Fuxing park which is best preserved French-style park in China. In the park there are many locals doing different exercises and activities. Make a 5 minute walk to the residence of Sun Yat-sen. A half hour visit inyou will get an idea of the Chinese history between Opium war to 1920. The last stop of this walking tour Tianzifang
From $59.00

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Cultural Resistance

In most Chinese cities that we visited, the signs of modernity and fast growth are recent. Not in Shanghai; there, it is easy to notice that development and growth are a sustainable and continuous...
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solopes
Apr 13, 2016

Do you need a VISA to enter Mainland China ?

maz5555, I would look into the travel VISA to travel inside Mainland , China andconfirm that you can travel into the city and back. I have a USA passport thatwhen i was on a layover, I was told that I...
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xymmot
Oct 15, 2012

The Bathroom!

Shanghai is very modern in many ways and the bathrooms are no exception! But.....omg............Squat toilets are every where including some at the larger shopping malls. A tip for all is to roll off...
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rabbit06
Sep 18, 2011

When to go?

Next time we will be spending the month of May-June in Shanghai as Shirley reckons this is the spring time. We have been in October-November which is the Autumn, really nice weather with a couple of...
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rabbit06
Sep 15, 2011

Free Wi-Fi in Shanghai

I found it relatively easy to get free wi-fi but it does depend on where you travel. In China, the law requires the government to know the identity of everyone connected to the internet. This is...
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MikeySoft
May 17, 2011

drinking water

Shanghai is such a fantastic city but do be careful of the tap water which is not always good for drinking, that is why you will find water coolers everywhere and all the local stores sell an...
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rabbit06
Feb 07, 2011
 
 
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Taxis In Shanghai

Catching a cab in Shanghai's not difficult, just get to the side of the road and start waving your arm. If you have more than four people you'll probably be out of luck. I'm not sure if there's a law...
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Zadig
Oct 03, 2010

finding some of Old Shanghai

Shanghai is quite a nice and very large city. Be sure to visit the hutongs or lilongs or small villages within the city where people still live more traditionally. Easy to do. Just go to the "Old...
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gkitzmil
Jun 27, 2010

Shanghai 2010 World Expo

Now that the Shanghai Expo is on between May 1st and October 31st --- I was there on 18 to 20 May. http://daddytravel.blogspot.com/ My travel blog details some of my experiences, which may be useful...
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JohnPaulla
Jun 01, 2010

Staying in touch!

Mobile phones everywhere, everyone has one and they are all using them, as unlike NZ they are affordable to use for private use locally. My Nokia 6300 was purchased over two years ago in Shanghai, has...
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rabbit06
Jan 21, 2010

Expo which side?

What ever you do have a great time! Pudong is very bubbly side of Shanghai, although you will find Puxi has a lot to offer and if anyone is there for Expo stay close to your work and or hotel as...
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rabbit06
Jan 16, 2010

Construction

Coming from the construction industry, i could not beleive that this 24/7 operation is getting the job done! Concrete mixers never stop and by the look of them never get washed, the local contractors...
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rabbit06
Jan 02, 2010

Shanghai Skyline

assorted views of the Shanghai Skyline. The high-rise towers of Shanghai stretched as far as the eye could see, a great forest of soaring shapes punctuated here and there by huge construction cranes....
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machomikemd
Dec 16, 2009

Shanghai Condominiums

like in Beijing, Shanghai has lots of Condominiums of different shapes and sizes. Condominiums can be classified as public and private wherein the less wealthy are given condo units by the state...
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machomikemd
Dec 16, 2009

Top Hotels in Shanghai

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No.20 Nanjing East Road, Shanghai, Shanghai Region, 200002, China
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No.399 Nanjing West Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai, Shanghai Region, 200003, China
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No.88 Century Avenue, Pudong New Area, Shanghai, Shanghai Region, 200121, China
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No.33 Fucheng Road, Pudongxin District, Shanghai, Shanghai Region, 200120, China
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No.1288 Lujiazui Ring Road, Pudong New District, Shanghai, Shanghai Region, 201206, China
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No.100 Century Avenue, Pudong New District, Shanghai, Shanghai Region, 200120, China
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Top Things to Do in Shanghai

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Nanjing Lu - Road

Nanjing Road is also known as the No. 1 street in China having the miniature of the history and culture of Shanghai. It offers a pedestrian walkway that is very much applicable for sightseeing and...
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Yuyuan Gardens

Had my vacation from Hangzhou to Shanghai China in Mar, and I am really fascinated by the beautiful city that lined with colonial-era buildings. Here are the ten places that I find it interesting and...
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Oriental Pearl Tower

Oriental Pearl Tower is a distinct landmark in Pudong. It is said to be the 6th highest tower in the world. The 2nd sphere contains shops, restaurants, (including a rotating restaurant) and a...
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Bund

From reading up on the subject, it would appear that 'The Bund' was initially constructed as a barrier to prevent flooding of the colonial era buildings that line the Huang Pu River bank. Today it is...
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Yuyuan Bazaar

final part of my Yu Yuan Garden Tip with more pictures inside. Yu Yuan Garden is the famous in the Shanghai Region and is one of the Major Attraction in the Old City Area of Shanghai and it sits just...
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Shanghai Museum

This is one of Chinas top museums. It has collections spanning more than 5000 years of art and history, from Neolithic times to the 19th Century. There are collections in Bronze, Stone, Jade,...
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"Sex and the city... so to speak."
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"Shanghai"
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"Essence of Shanghai"
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"Shanghai! Its a lively city"
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"5 Days in Shanghai"
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