On this urban discovery of the "Paris of the East", it is an incredible journey transporting you from hidden lanes, where we uncovered architectural gems, to more frequented streets which can be unrolled for you like magic parchment. We start at the renowned Fuxing Park and head quickly to the former French municipal school building close by. You get some insights about the immense role of the Russians in China while checking out on a beautiful Orthodox Church. Continue with your expert and explore French countryside style villas, Art Deco treasures & some of the most famous Lilong complexes in Shanghai. At the end of your experience with our Historian, our Photographer, our Story-teller, we will ensure that you leave with more anecdotes and knowledge than you ever thought Shanghai could contain!
Charlie & Nicolas
We are all young and dynamic foreign expats, who fell in love with Shanghai and who live to share our passion about Chinese Culture, Food, and History. Fab has a fun anecdote at every stop. Nicolas is amazing Taiwan aboriginal art collector, storyteller and city walker. Mathias is historian, photographer full of anecdotes to tell. Georgie knows all the hidden history and small alleys.
A bottle of water
An Expert Tour Leader
A map of Shanghai
We will depart from the renowned Fuxing Park. Take a stroll among the heritage and landscape from last century. School, Church, Countryside Villa, Art Deco Treasure and the most famous Lilong complexes..You will be amazed by the normal plain things that actually tells a deep story into your heart!
Wear comfortable clothes & don't forget to bring along your camera, your smile and a good dose of curiosity!
Secret of the Former French Concession