Private Walking Tour in the Former French Concession

Highlights

  • Learn about the development of modern China through a historic stroll

  • Observe architectural gems and hidden art deco attractions

  • Flexible departure times for added convenience

Summary

Shanghai, a vibrant Chinese city, is perpetually at the crossroads of old and new, torn between development and preservation. This dynamic is apparent in the former French Concession, a hip and historic quarter once home to French consuls and expatriates that still keeps its colonial character. Go deep into the colorful Chinese port city’s history and heritage on this guided walking tour, exploring modern China’s growth through an in-depth visit to the French Concession’s trendy, tree-lined streets. Your guide points you toward hidden gems, such as art deco mansions, classical theaters, and a French-style park that’s now a nightlife hub. Learn about the city’s changes firsthand while roaming the French-built quarter. Discover how it transformed from an Old World foreign enclave to a contemporary hotspot for young Shanghainese. Flexible departure times adapt to your schedule, and your guide can arrange to meet you in your hotel lobby for added convenience.

Tour info

Duration
3 hours - 3 hours 30 minutes
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Why take this tour?

The French Concession is one of Shanghai’s hippest and most historic neighborhoods, constructed by French consuls during the 19th and 20th centuries. During this fun and informative walking tour, you’ll be joined by a private guide on a stroll through the leafy, European-built neighborhood. Discover hidden charms, such as art deco mansions and French-style parks, as you explore the city’s unique mix of old European and classic Shanghainese.

What’s included?

  • Hotel pickup

  • Transportation to attraction

  • Excellent English-speaking guide

  • Entrance Tickets

  • Personal expenses

  • Gratuities

  • Hotel drop-off

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Things to know

Before you book

  • Duration: 180-210 minutes

  • Mobile tickets accepted

  • Instant confirmation

Cancellation Policy

    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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About operator:

Shanghai Melody Private Tours is here to provide you with a flexible, professional and reasonably priced tour of shanghai and the surrounding areas. Based on our long-term professional expericence, we can design your private tour to meet all of your interests and preferences.

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