Although many parts of Old Shanghai have disappeared over the years, there is still a lot to see around the city… when one knows where to look. I am not doing tours, but some of my friends in Shanghai do it very well. If you want to visit Old Shanghai while on a trip or living in the city, contact them and arrange a tour!
Historic Shanghai is an international group of people interested in Shanghai’s rich social and architectural heritage. By visiting Shanghai’s most beautiful buildings and neighborhoods, Historic Shanghai helps deepen understanding of the city’s people, history and culture. Find out about forthcoming events on the Historic Shanghai website.
Culture Shock is a tour company specialized in bikes and walking tours. Nicolas, the main partner, is one of most knowledgeable French scholars of Old Shanghai. He offers tours in English and French.
When you get in touch with them, don’t forget to mention that you got their details from the Shanghailander blog.