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Fuxing Park

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Address: No.2 Gaolan Road, Shanghai, China
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Private Day Tour: Deep Dive into Shanghai's French Concession

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French Concession Jewel

Fuxing Park was a special visit for me. My grandmother's last photograph in China before moving to the United States in 1948 was in Fuxing Park. Nothing has changed. I located... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fuxing Park was a special visit for me. My grandmother's last photograph in China before moving to the United States in 1948 was in Fuxing Park. Nothing has changed. I located the exact spot where she was photographed. It was like traveling back in time in Shanghai's French Concession, forgetting about the new highway that was once a grand avenue... More 

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Shanghai Region, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice yet typical park but you can play on the grass here! Nice flower garden, old folks dancing, thats about it.

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New Delhi, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Though I am not a big fan of parks, this one is more special coz of the history associated with it. The park was built in 1909 by French, then it was under Japanese and was called Daxing Park, and finally under the Chinese and got called Fuxing Park. It's at walkable distance from Xintiandi Subway station Exit 5. You... More 

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Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you visit Shanghai don't miss out Fuxing park. The absolute joy is infectious. Whilst always busy no-one is concerned and everyone is tolerant. Dancers,singers children playing all mane of activities.

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Tucson, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

A very quiet park, well kept. Retired people reading papers. A way to absorb the daily life of the Chinese, far from tourists.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

Walked through this park on a crisp winter afternoon. Apart from some old men flying a kite and some local cats, there was not a lot to see.Nice break from the city but you can't sit on the grass anyway so really just passed through.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

Established in the eponymous style by the French in the early 1900s this is a tranquil enclave in the midst of traffic heavy city streets. It was busy with locals and visitors enjoying the peacefulness. Walking along the tree canopied paths was lovely and relaxing. We saw pleasant sights like the water features and flower beds, particularly the mattress flowerbed... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

Fuxing Park is a lovely spot to escape from the hustle and bustle of Shanghai for a pleasant stroll. Nice spot for a sunset walk.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

This park is located south of the People's square and it is popular among residents who can leisurely stroll, play card, do jogging. Music is often live played. A nice place to enjoy seeing locals relaxed from the hectic life of Shanghai.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Adapted from a post on my blog “Shanghai virtually painted by Tan Choon Hong”. Fuxing Park is one of several scattered around Shanghai providing respite in this throbbing metropolis. Built by the French during the colonial era, it has the usual Parisian features like sycamore-lined walkways, placid ponds and colourful flower beds, augmented by typical Chinese garden features like rockeries... More 

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Former French Concession
While there are technical borders to the area formerly governed by the French in Shanghai, the "French Concession" of today is an amorphous neighborhood that is a favorite of the city's foreign residents. While it is mostly within the Xuhui district, residents will sometimes include parts of Jing'an and Luwan in their mental maps of the Former French Concession. The area seems frozen in time, characterized by quiet, tree-lined avenues, French-style villas, interesting boutiques, lively bars and quaint cafes that are not typical of China. All of these mix and mingle with local life as Chinese markets and lanehouse communities are peppered throughout. Denizens of the Former French Concession can spectate a mahjong game on the street or get their bike checked at a tiny bike repair store on the way to their refurbished apartment tucked away among Chinese family homes.
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