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“Beautiful place for a stroll - best by night.”

Former French Concession
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$38.99*
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Private Day Tour: Deep Dive into Shanghai's French Concession
Ranked #11 of 1,312 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.
Adelaide, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“Beautiful place for a stroll - best by night.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2014

We went to check out this place by day and then back for dinner and drinks one night. Its definitely better and more lively by night so if you are short on time than go at night. Definitely grab a drink or cocktail at one of the restaurants or bars and soak up the atmosphere.

Visited January 2014
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  • Arabic first
  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Greek first
  • Indonesian first
  • Italian first
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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
“Overrated are but nice cafes”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2014

The area is nice but I feel it's a bit overrated. The prices are expensive too but nonetheless an awesome area to be for a nice afternoon coffee break.

Visited December 2013
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Los Angeles, California
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366 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
“A great place to be”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2014

after shopping till we were dropping we stopped by here for a bite to eat. It's a great "mall" of restaurants with lots of choices. Most have outdoor dining at it is fun to relax and people watch here.

Visited November 2013
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nyc
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
“Quick fix for Westerners experiencing culture shock”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2014

Clean and well maintained area of the city that appears designed primarily for expats. Restaurants and shops are expensive. Interesting to see and experience, but not really a true slice of Asia.

Visited December 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Lovely area, expat prices”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2014

Look like boulevards de Paris! Lots of western food joints and cafes. Shanghai brewery is fun and portions huge! Come here for comfort food if in china for a while. Negative is with western food comes western prices!

Visited February 2013
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