Shanghai - French Concession (PDF Chapter)

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This is the French Concession chapter from Lonely Planet’s Shanghai guidebook.

The French Concession is Shàngh?i sunny side up; it’s the city at its coolest, hippest and most elegant. Shàngh?i’s erstwhile reputation as the ‘Paris of the East’ owes a big debt to this neighbourhood’s tree-lined avenues, 1920s mansions and French-influenced architecture.

  • weave through a forest of shoppers’ elbows in the charming shíkùmén (stone-gate house) warren in Tiánz?fáng
  • maps
  • shop for fashion and homewares in the boutiques along Xinle and Fumin Roads
  • transport
  • savour home-style Shanghainese cuisine in Jian Guo 328
  • restaurants & bars

Coverage includes: Sights, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping and Sports & Activities.

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