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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
From $32.00
 
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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Peace Hotel

The former Sassoon House, built by Sir Victor Sassoon and designed by Palmer and Turner Architects with a floor area of 36 317 square meters, was constructed between 1926 and 1929. The building has...
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JohanIsWeg
Nov 14, 2011

The Swatch Art Peace Hotel

The Swatch Art Peace Hotel is a red-brick building not to be confused with the Fairmont Peace Hotel and is the southern building of the former Shanghai Peace Hotel, founded by a British businessman in...
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JohanIsWeg
Nov 14, 2011

Peace Hotel

This building is also known as Sassoon House which housed the former Cathay Hotel, built in 1929 by Sir Victor Sassoon. It was once the tallest building in Shanghai and is famous for its jazz band in...
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Willettsworld
Jun 22, 2009

Peace Hotel:Rub shoulders with the rich and famous

Shanghai is famous for its Bund area, and the pearl of the Bund is doubtless the Peace Hotel, one of the most famous hotels in China. The art deco styled hotel has a high profile history; formerly...
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maria_hz
Aug 02, 2006

The Peace Hotel

The Peace Hotel is one of those places you just have to see in Shanghai, without ever really knowing why.The north building of The Peace Hotel was originally Sassoon House, with The Cathay Hotel...
mke1963
Jan 17, 2005

The Jazz Band at the Peace Hotel

Enter the door of the Peace Hotel and you are whisked back to Shanghai in its pre-war golden age. Every night in the bar on the ground floor, the Jazz Band of now rather elderly musicians plays New...
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xiquinho
Sep 23, 2004

Peace Hotel Old Jazz Bar

You hear so much about it from other travellers and from locals, but it really does live up to expectations...... well worth atleast afew hours on a night out.This ancient Jazz Band have been playing...
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jono84
Aug 17, 2004

Elevators at Peace Hotel South.

Pictured here, the grandiose elevators of the Peace Hotel South, which may be the oldest in Shanghai... Apart from the meeting of the International Opium Commission, this hotel is also famous as the...
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Guantanamera
Sep 26, 2003

Peace Hotel South.

The Peace Hotel South, formerly called the Palace Hotel, was built in 1906 and is most well known as the location for the meeting of the International Opium Commission which took place in February of...
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Guantanamera
Sep 26, 2003

Art Deco--The Peace Hotel

This 5-star hotel, built in the 1920s, is a beautiful example of art deco. I didn’t stay here (and probably couldn’t have afforded it) but it was fun to look around in the lobby.
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JessieLang
Oct 12, 2012

Peace Hotel

The famous hotel sitting along The Bund. It is the building with the green top on the right hand side of the photo.
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vincentf
Aug 10, 2003
 
 
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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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