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“Brilliant place”

Former French Concession
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Private Day Tour: Deep Dive into Shanghai's French Concession
Ranked #11 of 1,318 things to do in Shanghai
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: A residential area of Shanghai once designated for the French, the French Concession is popular with tourists and expats, and appreciated for its cafes, tree-lined avenues, and tudor houses.
Bengaluru, India
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57 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Brilliant place”
Reviewed January 15, 2013

This is an awesome awesome place to hang out. Just Rent a bike and wander around. Some great food, great drinking places in a lovely set up.

Visited November 2012
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  • Danish first
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Sydney
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31 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Paris in Shanghai”
Reviewed January 14, 2013

This is a great place to wander around. We visited twice, one day was cold and windy, the other cool with the sun breaking through the clouds. On each occasion the area was packed with shoppers, and families strolling around, Prices in the shops tend to be expensive but the atmosphere of the place is terrific.

Visited January 2013
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Newark, New Jersey
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180 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
“nice change of pace”
Reviewed January 13, 2013

really liked going here. very different from day to night. lots of different style bars/restaurants. a german beer garden. also a great spanish/italian style cafe with great tiramisu and rice pudding. like soho in nyc. cute shops and nice to walk around on a warm day. nice architecture. here is where i saw the most non-asian people in china. different styles of food, if you're tired of chinese

Visited January 2013
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Shanghai, China
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Definitely one of the best places in Shanghai”
Reviewed January 10, 2013

The French Concession has a very different feel to it and is a great place to just walk around in. It has many interesting shops and cafes that you can meet up with people in, or just hang around. Lot's of shopping opportunities and great restaurants to explore and try. You can easily spend an entire day there. Highly recommended.

Visited January 2013
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Shanghai, China
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“small alleys”
Reviewed January 5, 2013

This place is very cool but It is also very touristic. Many small shops and restaurants. Very arty too.

Visited December 2012
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