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Newman Tours-Day Tour

#11 of 104 Tours in Shanghai
Certificate of Excellence
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Address: Suite 311-313, 3rd F, Tower 3, Donghai Plaza, 28 East Yuyuan Road, Shanghai 200040, China
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+86 138 1777 0229

The only company to have won 2015 TripAdvisor Certificates Of Excellence in...

The only company to have won 2015 TripAdvisor Certificates Of Excellence in both Shanghai and Beijing, Newman Tours' native English speaking guides use iPads, and Chinese cultural activities to ensure your tour is informative and memorable. We have more than five years' experience leading historical and interactive tours in Beijing, Hangzhou, Suzhou, Nanjing, Xi'an, Tianjin, and of course Chengdu.


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French Concession Tour

Daniel is a well-prepared knowledgeable tour guide with a lot of enthusiasm and a great sense of humour. His Shanghai tours are not to be missed!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 December 2016
San Francisco, California
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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Daniel is a well-prepared knowledgeable tour guide with a lot of enthusiasm and a great sense of humour. His Shanghai tours are not to be missed!

Thank EmmaKrasov
George Town, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

One of the best tours I've been to. After a hectic week, we spent our last day at Shanghai with Daniel - our gangster guide. Daniel was punctual as we met outside the metro station at 930AM and the moment we met him, he took us back in time! Dressed up as a french gangster, he had a lot of... More 

Thank SylvesterYap
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Went on the Gangster tour and it was insightful. Daniel was full of enthusiasm and we definitely enjoyed the tour led by him.

Thank MichelleEggyC
Essen, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

The tour was great. Luke the guide had lots of insights and waited for us because we were running late to the tour. Very much appreciated! It was very informative and Luke made it also challenging and funny with his little quizzes. I would highly recommend this tour.

Thank viviend862
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

After a stressfull day in the Office, this was exactly what I needed to relax a bit and submerge into chinese culture. Luke, the Guide, did an excellent Job in telling the stories and creating the right atmosphere on our way through the - sometimes dark and a bit creepy - streets and places. More than once during the two... More 

Thank H K-H W
Washington DC, District of Columbia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

This was my first visit to Shanghai and I have always wanted to explore the French Concession. This tour did not disappoint and I would highly recommend this tour as an introduction to Shanghai. Luke our guide was outstanding!

Thank J Chris B
Gubei / Hongqiao / Minhang, China
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

This tour was very informative and a great way to truly appreciate the rich history in the neighbourhood. The style of story telling by our guide, Luke was quite entertaining. Even my two kids (7 and 10) were very engaged!

Thank VivBWal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

I did a private tour of the French Concession which was packed with fascinating information about the history and architecture. The time flew by. And what really impressed me is that afterwards they send you links to further information based on the interests you expressed and books to read. Now that's service!

Thank 10911
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

I've been to Shanghai on four other occasions, and thought I knew almost all there was to know about the french concession, but boy was I wrong. The tour guide Luke, was knowledgeable and humorous, making the tour into a game where you could win sweets. But be aware that you'll have to walk, yes walk, for two hours in... More 

Thank Daniela B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Luke was our tour guide and really brought the history of the Bund to life. He clearly has a passion for the history of the city and used engaging stories to take us through colonialism, Japanese invasion and modern day Shanghai. The stories were anchored well with maps and photos from his iPad and references to the visible external and... More 

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