Nicolas Grevot

Art and History Lover

Nicolas Grevot is a French national that came to Shanghai 9 years ago, after spending 15 years as a journalist in Taiwan. He is now working part time as a consultant and a facilitator. Also collecting Chinese antiques and contemporary art or old Shanghai maps and photos, he is passionate about China, Shanghai and its people.

He is regularly leading historic and architecture tours around Shanghai as well as lecturing about the city, the Taiwanese aborigines or Chinese arts for the Royal Asiatic Society China, the Shanghai Expatriate Association, Shanghai Accueil – the French speaking club in Shanghai.


  • Fairyland in the heart of the Former French Concession
  • Masterworks of Art Deco in the Former French Concession
  • From the Eastern Paris to Little Moscow
  • Origins of the French in Shanghai
  • From the Jewish area to the Buddhist nirvana
  • Forgotten Shanghai – the history and present of the old town


  • French
  • English