Nanxun Culinary Tour

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The ancient town of Nanxun, which means “south of the water,” is highly rated due to its stunning architecture and magnificent gardens. Wealthy silk merchants eventually retired here, bringing with them a western influence. Shanghai and Beyond will guide you through domestic architecture to private venues for locals, including an exclusive retirement community of former high-level government employees, teachers, and civil servants. We’ll tour the residence as the retirees share their wisdom and stories, and engage in a team-building activity.

Rather than a formal lunch, a food tour will allow you to sample local specialties including our favorites, some choices for the brave at heart. We’ll have a crash course on bubble tea and a finale of baijiu to help with our digestion!



Thursday, February 21


8:15am Registration, 8:30am-6:30pm


Starbucks Marriott Hongqiao
2270 Hongqiao Lu, near Jianhe Lu
(metro line 10 to Longxi Road, exit 3)


RMB 650 (includes guide, bus, tickets and food.)


Please email by February 14. Under Subject type “Nanxun Culinary Tour” and include your membership number, mobile phone number, and WeChat ID. SEA cancellation policy applies after February 14. The event costs need to be paid in cash only. SEA coordinators are Suanne Sardi, mobile: +86 156 0184 0262 and Lilo Bruckmeier, mobile: +86 185 1530 6671.