Your will meet the privateEnglish guide and thedriver at9amin your hotel lobby.
The tour begins at the Okura Garden Hotel on Huaihai Road, initially it wasthe old French Club built in 1926. The splendid art deco buildingand its elegant surroundings still encapsulates the glamor of old Shanghaieven today.
From here, you will walk down Huaihai Road to the Cathay Theatre. It is a splendid art deco cinema built in 1930. Youwill visit here and learnabout itsimportant role in China's 1930s Golden Age of film.
Your guide will help you know the architectural highlights as youstroll inthe streets of the old French Concession. You'll see how trendy boutiques and restaurants have transformed this historic area. Admire classic old buildings and the homes of famous Shanghaiites as you amble down Sinan Road.
Lunch in a local restaurant and you will taste some original shanghai food.
In the afternoonyou will explore the Former Residence of Sun Yat-Sen, the European-style home where the founding father of modern China lived from 1918 to 1925. Then you will takea short stroll to the Fuxing Park, a European-style park where locals sing, dance, and practice Chinese arts and crafts under shady sycamores.
At last, the driver will take you tothe Tianzifang complexwhere gather trendy eateries, high-fashion boutiques, and galleries. The cosmopolitan and vibrant atmospherehere makesitan excellent spot to end the tour in French Concession.
From here, you'll drive back to your hotel, arriving at around 5pm.