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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

Nanjing Lu Tips (10)

Take your time to stroll along Nanjing Road

The city is so huge, if one has just a few days, the best thing to do is... to go back for more! I liked that we stayed along Nanjing Road. That way, we got to stroll along this long avenue filled...
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Dec 11, 2009

Strolling Nanjing Dong Lu

Nanjing Dong Lu is considered the most famous shopping street in China. The street starts from Xizang Zhang Lu and the People's Park and then stretches eastward for about 3 kilometers towards the...
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Aug 05, 2007

East meets West

I found this picture such a good symbol of the city's present: Western consumerism with Eastern heritage (a Mastercard ad using the picture of traditional clothes in the Mastercard colours to motivate...
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Oct 26, 2003

Cruising the Shopping areas

You can walk around in some of the shopping areas where at certain times can be quite crowded. When I was there in 1987 the most of the shelves in the stores where quite bare!! I think things have...
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Sep 29, 2003

Nanjing Road Pedestrian Zone

Nanjing Lu is now a pedestrian walk zone with shops of all kinds, from traditional local food stores to fashion houses, just look at the colourful ads and signs all over the buildings. It is easily...
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Sep 04, 2003

'Hundred Years Old' Shop Brands

Even though the main streets turn modern and trendy day by day, Shanghai retains its historic and nostalgic feel as many 'hundred year old shops' brands still rule the city. Here at Nanjing Road is...
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Sep 04, 2003

Nan Jing Dong Lu

Shops around Nan Jing Dong Lu. The mega stores here will leave you wanting for more. Made in China goods are improving in quality & designs, especially its leather goods. Good value for money. My...
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Nov 12, 2002

Take a Ride

Take a ride on the small trains if you are too tired to walk along the Nanjing Lu.Ticket cost RMB 2 each (1 way).The trains are all beautifully decorated with many colours.
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Feb 17, 2006

Herbal Medicine still popular

Here in Nanjing Lu is another big brand shop, which specialises in Chinese herbal medicine. People come to this shop for consultation, treatment, and healing medicine.
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Sep 06, 2003

Nan Jing Road

Nan Jing Road The most prosperous shopping street of Shanghai. Probabley it is the No.1 shopping street of China as well.
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Aug 25, 2002
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Fuxing Park

Formerly a private estate, Fùxing Park in the French Concession was styled like a Parisian city park with wide, tree-lined walks and flower beds. Today it is a popular Shanghai parks with pleasant...
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People's Park - Renmin Park

This park was established in 1952 on land which was the former British built race club. Peoples Park was designed by Mr Cheng Shi-fu and originally covered an area of 150,000 square metres. Located...
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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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Urban Planning Exhibition Hall

The Urban Planning Museum is a fun smaller museum located in Renmin Square. Its exhibits focus on Shanghai's buildings and infrastructure, including their history. The highlight of the museum is a...
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Madame Tussauds

The wax figures in the museum are pretty life-like, and close attention was paid to the smallest details - eg. armpit hair! See Liu Xiang's and Yao Ming's wax replicas... Besides exhibiting the wax...
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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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