French Concession Free Walking Tour

An exotic era of style, tranquility and romantic surprises

The Former French Concession was a foreign concession area in Shanghai, China from 1849 until 1943. For much of the 20th century, this area remained the premier residential and retail district of Shanghai, and was also one of the centers of Catholicism in China. Despite re-development over the last few decades, the area retains a distinct character, and is a popular tourist destination. (Wikipedia)

As they say, “Paris ne s’est pas fait en un jour!” (“Paris was not made in a day!”) And by the same token, neither was the French Concession of Shanghai. In 3 hours, hear captivating stories about the French Concession and its colorful past as you walk across this quaint neighborhood. Learn about the celebrities and commoners alike who once strolled down these streets, and find yourself becoming a part of the legacy of this place.

Meeting Time

10 AM Every Wednesday, Friday & Sunday;

*Look for our YELLOW umbrella to find us!
*Suggest arriving 5-10 min earlier.
*By booking only.

Meeting Point

South Shaanxi Road Metro Station (line 1/10/12), Exit 4
It is in front of a Uniqlo Store.
Address: Corner of Maoming Road & Mid Huaihai Road
(Chinese: 陕西南路地铁站4号出口;茂名路与淮海中路交叉口,优衣库门口)

Ending Point

Tian Zi Fang Area​
Near Metro Station Dapuqiao on Line 9
(Chinese: 田子坊,近9号线打浦桥地铁站)

Where you can eat, shop, and do more sightseeing on your own!

Things to Bring

◆ Comfortable shoes for walking!

◆ Money to tip your guide at the end of the tour!

(Recommended: 100RMB)

◆ A curious heart to learn and explore!

Highlights of the Tour

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Booking Calendar

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Pay what you want!

Being a tip-based tour, simply pay what you feel the tour worth at its conclusion. This guarantees our local guides will provide you the best tour experience every time!

(Recommended tips: 100 RMB)

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