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Being the first and best Free Tour Operator in China, we are here to show you the best of Shanghai-The Paris of East, the Jewel of the Orient. Whether you are new to Shanghai or a local, let's walk together and explore both the famous landmarks and hidden sights of this city. Expect a history lesson, social experience, and intense walkathon. 阿拉不见不散! (Be there or be square!) To learn more about us, visit: www.freetourasia.com

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Shanghai City Free Walking Tour

People's Square Metro Station Exit 3 (Chinese: 人民广场站3号口)

Discover Shanghai from its humble origins as a fishing village and hear the stories behind how it evolved to become one of the most exciting and cosmopolitan places in the world in the 21st century! In 4 hours, our walking tour will introduce you to the history, culture, art, architecture, and gastronomy of this fascinating and vibrant city. ​ Highlights of the Tour:​ People's Square Shanghai Municipal Government building People’s Park The Shanghai marriage market East Nanjing Road pedestrian street Local food street for snack break The old red light district The Bund area The biggest clock in Asia The first cathedral in French Concession Yuyuan Garden And more! Given the unbearable heat you would experience in Shanghai, in July and August the tour takes place in the evening. We departs 5PM from People's Square metro station, Exit 3, and drops you off around 9PM at Yu garden. Please wear comfortable shoes as we will be doing a lot of walking. The tour will be well paced and has been running for over a year seeing tourists of different age groups all make it with ease:) This is a donation-based tour and you pay what you want! Recommended tip: 150 RMB. Contact & Guide: Dinna (Phone/Wechat/WhatsApp: [masked]) *Lots of visitors book the tour directly from our website, so you may make more friends than you expect from here:)* *In June 2017, Free Tour Asia was launched in Shanghai and Tokyo with a social mission to encourage responsible travel. For more info and to book a free tour, visit: https://www.freetourasia.com/ We are looking for new guides in Shanghai! If you are interested in this great opportunity, send us an email to [masked], we look forward to meeting you!

French Concession Free Walking Tour

South Shaanxi Road Metro Station Exit 4 (Chinese: 陕西南路站4号口)

As they say, “Paris ne s’est pas fait en un jour!” (“Paris was not made in a day!”) And by the same token, neither was the French Concession of Shanghai. In 3 hours, hear captivating stories about the French Concession and its colorful past as you walk across this quaint neighborhood. Learn about the celebrities and commoners alike who once strolled down these streets, and find yourself becoming a part of the legacy of this place. Tour highlights: Middle huaihai Road The former French club Shanghai Shikumen houses Shanghai cultural square Sinan mansions St. Peter’s church Tianzifang And more! Given the unbearable heat you may would experience in Shanghai, in July and August the tour takes place in the evening. We will depart at 5:00 PM outside South Shaanxi Road Metro Station Exit 4 and drop you off around 8:00PM at Tianzifang. Please wear comfortable shoes as we will be walking a lot. This is a donation-based tour (recommended tip: 100RMB)! Contact & Guide: Dinna (Phone [masked]) *Lots of visitors book the tour directly from our website, so you may make more friends than you expect from here:)* *In June 2017, Free Tour Asia was launched in Shanghai and Tokyo with a social mission to encourage responsible travel. For more info and to book a free tour, visit: https://www.freetourasia.com/ We are currently looking for more guides in Shanghai! If you are interested in this great opportunity, send us an email to [masked], we look forward to meeting you!

Shanghai City Free Walking Tour

People's Square Metro Station Exit 3 (Chinese: 人民广场站3号口)

Discover Shanghai from its humble origins as a fishing village and hear the stories behind how it evolved to become one of the most exciting and cosmopolitan places in the world in the 21st century! In 4 hours, our walking tour will introduce you to the history, culture, art, architecture, and gastronomy of this fascinating and vibrant city. ​ Highlights of the Tour:​ People's Square Shanghai Municipal Government building People’s Park The Shanghai marriage market East Nanjing Road pedestrian street Local food street for snack break The old red light district The Bund area The biggest clock in Asia The first cathedral in French Concession Yuyuan Garden And more! Given the unbearable heat you would experience in Shanghai, in July and August the tour takes place in the evening. We departs 5PM from People's Square metro station, Exit 3, and drops you off around 9PM at Yu garden. Please wear comfortable shoes as we will be doing a lot of walking. The tour will be well paced and has been running for over a year seeing tourists of different age groups all make it with ease:) This is a donation-based tour and you pay what you want! Recommended tip: 150 RMB. Contact & Guide: Dinna (Phone/Wechat/WhatsApp: [masked]) *Lots of visitors book the tour directly from our website, so you may make more friends than you expect from here:)* *In June 2017, Free Tour Asia was launched in Shanghai and Tokyo with a social mission to encourage responsible travel. For more info and to book a free tour, visit: https://www.freetourasia.com/ We are looking for new guides in Shanghai! If you are interested in this great opportunity, send us an email to [masked], we look forward to meeting you!

Feed Foreign Foodies Free Walking Tour

People's Square Metro Station Exit 14 (Chinese: 人民广场站14号口)

Yes! We know everyone loveeees Free Food Tour- here we go! Go beyond the expensive traditional food tour, taste more, learn more, gain more joy in stomach & heart! During our 3-hour evening food tour, we will visit 7+ sit-in eateries and street vendors in local neighborhoods in Shanghai. Our tour takes you off the beaten path to unveil the secrets of local gastronomy, learn about the history and culture of Chinese food and Chinese crazy eating habits, and of course keep you extra full until the next morning! Whether you are keen to taste some special flavors of the city, curious about the secrets of authentic Chinese food, or simply enjoy being a happy foodie, you will LOVE our tour. 100% guaranteed for a fun blast. As we genuinely believe that our amazing local delicacies deserve to be experienced by everyone (just as our lovely free walking tour concept!), we are dedicated to making this Free Food Tour happen, being fully committed as always to bring you the best food tour experience ever! Meeting Point: Exit 14 of People's Square Metro Station on line 1/2/8. It is in front of a KFC. (Address: Hankou Road & Middle Xizang Road intersection). In Chinese: 人民广场地铁站14号口 (1/2/8号线),汉口路与西藏中路路口,来福士肯德基门口。 Food and drink cost approx. 80-150 RMB per person, simply pay for what you eat! This is a donation-based tour and you pay what you want to the guide at the end of the tour! Recommended tip: 150 RMB. Contact & guide: Elaine (Phone/Wechat: [masked]) *Lots of visitors book the tour directly from our website, so you may make more friends here than expected:) *In June 2017, Free Tour Asia was launched in Shanghai and Tokyo with a social mission to encourage responsible travel. For more info and to book a free tour, visit: https://www.freetourasia.com/ We are looking for more guides in Shanghai! If you are interested in this great opportunity, send us an email to [masked], we look forward to meeting you!

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Shanghai City Free Walking Tour

People's Square Metro Station Exit 3 (Chinese: 人民广场站3号口)

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