Under the Phoenix Trees (NEW)

Event Details

Come with Maja von dem Bongart, sinologist, historian, and 20-plus-years resident of Shanghai, and walk the alleys and streets in the heart of the Former French Concession (FFC). Winter is the perfect time to view the variety of architectural styles, the details of which create the unique atmosphere of the FFC, giving us a glimpse into its exciting past where glamour met gangsters, Chinese mixed with foreigners, and rich businessmen lived alongside poor refugees.



Tuesday, January 15


10:15am Registration, 10:30am to 12:30pm


935 Huaihai Rd. (M), near Shaanxi Rd. (S)
(metro line 1, 10 or 13 to South Shaanxi Road station, exit 7, turn left down Shaanxi Rd. (S), then left onto Huaihai Rd. (M))


RMB 200


Please email events@seashanghai.org by January 11. Under Subject type “FFC Classic” and include your membership number, mobile phone number, and WeChat ID. SEA cancellation policy applies after January 11. The event costs need to be paid in cash only. SEA coordinator is Anja Beer, mobile: 156-1878-9102.