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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

More Off The Beaten Path in Shanghai

Furniture

I felt the emptiness in many monuments in China, mostly in the Forbidden City. I think that the political convulsions in China, in the recent years, may have damaged a lot. This small display in the...
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Apr 13, 2016

Lucky me

One of my deceptions in China was the poor interior of many monuments, some of them empty, the other only with isolated pieces of furniture. This garden was no exception, but I felt lucky when I saw...
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solopes
Apr 13, 2016

Socialist art

Ideologies and cultural movements come and go along the history, but their influence in art does remain as a testimony of the gone days and ideas. China is a curious example of that - the strength...
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solopes
Apr 13, 2016

The very old Jewish Club is hidden in plain sight

As you walk down Nanjing and west road you will pass some of the fanciest shopping malls in Shanghai. You will pass by a brick wall with a wrought iron gate never notice the very old building behind...
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gaolei
Nov 27, 2014

First Congress of the Chinese Communist Building

if you are a history buff and loves to see historical sites, Just at the middle of the famous Xin Tian Di Shopping area in Xingye Road (that separates the North Block and South Block of Xin Tian Di),...
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Oct 25, 2014

free foot massage

like what I've said in my tourist trap tips on Chinese Herbal Shops in Shanghai, every tour, whether big group or private tour takes you to the chinese medicine shops and they offer a free foot...
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Oct 17, 2014
 
 
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Shanghainese Wedding

chanced upon a chinese wedding party in the restaurant that were are eating in Shanghai Restaurant along a hotel in the Huangpu District of Shanghai. The wedding party reception was a modern one but...
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Oct 17, 2014

Found, Mao's Financial District Home

I was walking down Tongren Road heading for a burger at Malone's one night, when I stopped to look at the Jing An Kerry Center. They had been working on it for years, but this was the first time I saw...
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gaolei
Jun 11, 2014

Qibao Old Town

If you are short on time in Shanghai and can't get to a classic water town in neighbouring Jiangsu or Zhejiang provinces, Qibao in western Shanghai's Minhang district is quick and easy to get to, and...
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cheezecake_deli
Jan 23, 2014

Shanghai Wild Animal Park

Shanghai isn't the most child friendly city, especially for younger children, though most kids will enjoy the Shanghai Wild Animal Park. Located on 2300 acres in Pudong, you can get up close and...
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Jan 23, 2014

Check out the neighbourhoods

Shanghai is full of smaller local neighbourhoods and even within an area there are hidden gems.Check out the west side of Jing'an for example. The area around Yuyuan Lu towards Wulumuqi Bei Lu is full...
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martystagram
Apr 01, 2013

Pedestrian Bridge at Henan South Road

This unknown pedestrian bridge located between Henan South Road and Fuxing East Road is big and well connected between places off the streets. This bridge is made by metal steel with modern design....
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cal6060
Jun 17, 2012

Old French Colonial Mansions

In Luwan district, around Sinan Mansions, I discovered a lot of the old colonial Mansions were in bad condition. Developers in Shanghai has been restructuring these mansions and trying to regain their...
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cal6060
Jun 16, 2012

Ruijin Hotel

Ruijin Hotel is located on 118 Ruijin 2nd Road, French Concession of Luwan district, which is near Fuxing Park. This 100 acres property is really different in term of architectures, neighborhood, and...
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Jun 16, 2012

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.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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