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Former French Concession

Puxi Central, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200000, China
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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.
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  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
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“lined streets” (126 reviews)
“plane trees” (26 reviews)
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Puxi Central, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200000, China
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A little bit of France in China. Beautiful lined streets with lights .Lots of restaurants with reasonable prices .Great coffee as well. Also some boutique shops .could have spent more time there.

Thank Marie C
Reviewed 5 days ago

To visit the garden or to do shopping. This is the place to be for tourism. You can stay 1/2 day or 2/3 hours

Thank sarheb r
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The French Concession in Shanghai was a “visual” change with its cobble streets and beautiful western style archways. It is worth an hour strolling through this area.

Thank Michael K
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a great walking area full of history, good places to eat and lots of shopping is available. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank Geonannie
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If your in Shanghai and want a nice night out this is a great place - many bars and restaurants available here. At the time I visited it was raining heavily- found a great restaurant- bar. Got a seat at the bar and spent the...More

Thank Bapsy3732
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place reminds France and the coffee shops are an invitation to seat and have good coffee with a view of China. Nice to look around the architecture

Thank Simonest
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took a taxi from our hotel to this area which dropped us in front of a Starbucks so first impression not great. However if you walk through the various streets / alley ways you will see architecture from the past that has been restored...More

Thank Granny-Mae
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a good area to do some some walking and shopping. Upscale shops and pedestrian friendly sidewalks.

Thank UnclePen
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We followed the DK guide's 90 minute walk around the French Concession area and found a great mix of architecture and history. We visited Zhou Enlai's former house, a busy park , cool mansions and artisan shops down narrow alleys akin to Camden in their...More

Thank JJJP
Reviewed 1 week ago

Looks like you stepped out of Asia into London or Paris or even Charleston, SC for a time. Charming restaurants (BREAD etc,, was awesome french pastry and western style food stop), shopping in Tianzifan, strolling around and taking in the sights including the Plane tree...More

Thank 1TravelNP
The refurbishment of a block of old shikumen into a
carless entertainment center called Xintiandi, filled
with restaurants, shops and bars, turned this area
below South Huangpi Road into one of Shanghai’s most
fashionable areas. Luxe condos house people who can
afford the high-end brands that fill the malls and
shops along Madang Road. The pleasant Taipinghu Park
provides the area with green space and is also home to
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14 October 2016|
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Response from mgrahame | Reviewed this property |
Hi there We used Viator, filtered to Shanghai and looked for cycling tours. It was really good fun. Cheers Mark
15 September 2016|
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Response from Peter K | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry for the delay in getting back to you. Definitely, yes, I did see some vegetarian and whole food restaurants (and Indian) but I did not try them. You have a much better chance of finding something good in the... More
10 November 2015|
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Response from Marmite62 | Reviewed this property |
As Peter B answered, your Hotel will help you and they will also tell your taxi driver. Remember to get a Hotel card or directions in local language for your return trip to your Hotel. Not all drivers speak enough english... More