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Private 2-Hour Walking Tour of Shanghai's Jewish Ghetto

Private 2-Hour Walking Tour of Shanghai's Jewish Ghetto - Shanghai, China
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Duration: 2 hours
Location: Shanghai, China

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$69.23

Delve deep into the heart of Shanghai’s Jewish history on this private 2-hour tour of Shanghai’s Jewish Ghetto in the Hongkou District. On your guided walking tour, visit Huoshan Park, the Jewish Refugees Museum (Ohel Moishe Synagogue) and the site of the former Joint Distribution Committee ... More info ›

Delve deep into the heart of Shanghai’s Jewish history on this private 2-hour tour of Shanghai’s Jewish Ghetto in the Hongkou District. On your guided walking tour, visit Huoshan Park, the Jewish Refugees Museum (Ohel Moishe Synagogue) and the site of the former Joint Distribution Committee. Then, visit a local neighborhood to get a glimpse into daily life in this historical area. Your guide’s knowledge and passion of the area’s history will ensure an enlightening experience that you won’t get by simply walking around Shanghai on your own. This is a private tour just for you and your party.

Enjoy a unique experience of one of Shanghai’s most historical sites, the Jewish Ghetto. With your guide, a Shanghai local with an intimate knowledge and relationship with city and people, walk along the winding streets of Shanghai's Jewish Ghetto in the Hongkou District to visit various buildings that served as a refuge for a large number of Jewish immigrants in World War 2.

Visit the Shanghai Jewish Refugees Museum, the site of the former Ohel Moishe Synagogue, where the refugees once gathered for religious activities without fearing refusal or capture. Learn about how this sanctuary afforded these refugees a free and peaceful life during a time of chaos and fear. Afterwards, see the site of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, which oversaw a large relief program for over 20,000 refugees to Shanghai. Then, walk through Huoshan Park to see the memorial tablet created in honor of these immigrants.

Make a visit to a local neighborhood to meet locals who have spent most of their life living in this area. With the help of your bilingual guide, talk with the local and learn about life in this area from someone who has lived through various events firsthand.

Throughout your tour, pass by local craft shops, small bird and fish markets and seafood restaurants to witness the lively yet modest way locals live here. Finally, visit Xiahai Temple, located in a remote location very few tourists visit, and learn about the role this Buddhist temple plays within the Jewish Ghetto.

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Tour of Jewish Shanghai led by a Jewish History Expert

Tour of Jewish Shanghai led by a Jewish History Expert - Shanghai, China
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Duration: 4 hours
Location: Shanghai, China

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$73.00

Learn about Shanghai's extraordinary Jewish heritage and experience on this half-day tour led by a Jewish history expert. The tour will take you to various sites of significance to Shanghai's Jewish community and will provide a comprehensive historical tale spanning 3 waves of Jewish immigration to Shanghai ... More info ›

Learn about Shanghai's extraordinary Jewish heritage and experience on this half-day tour led by a Jewish history expert. The tour will take you to various sites of significance to Shanghai's Jewish community and will provide a comprehensive historical tale spanning 3 waves of Jewish immigration to Shanghai. Led by a Jewish expert residing in Shanghai, the tour is a mesmerizing journey into an amazing sweet and sour world where opium dealers, old world colonialists, real estate moguls, hard working poor Chinese migrants and Jewish holocaust survivors all mix. Join this tour for an interactive look at Jewish culture and history in Shanghai.

Meet your guide at the Peace Hotel (formerly the Cathay Hotel, built by Sir Victor Sassoon) on Shanghai's famous Bund riverfront. Take in magnificent views of the city as your guide discusses in length the Baghdadi-Jewish legacy of the city.

After that, your guide will take you to the Hongkou district, also known as the Shanghai Ghetto. In the Hongkou district, you will visit various places including the Shanghai Jewish Refugees Museum (Ohel Moshe Synagogue) and a monument in Huoshan Park. In addition, your guide will take you to explore the back lanes of the district and to visit a Chinese home where Jewish refugees used to live.

Over the course of the tour, your guide will discuss the cultural and commercial contribution of the Russian Jewish immigration at the turn of the century and the Jewish experience in Shanghai under the Japanese occupation during WWII. This is not just a superficial glance at the highlights of Jewish life in Shanghai. It is a four-hour, a mini-course led by an expert guide with encyclopedic knowledge and intense passion that brings to life a vanished world and attracts visitors from every continent.

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Exploring the Former French Concession of Shanghai

Exploring the Former French Concession of Shanghai - Shanghai, China

Duration: 4 hours
Location: Shanghai, China

From USD
$60.00

This Frenchtown tour is a historical-architectural & cultural journey through some of the finest and most interesting areas of Shanghai. Explore historical villas, Art-Deco buildings and Shanghai’s unique lane housing ... More info ›

This Frenchtown tour is a historical-architectural & cultural journey through some of the finest and most interesting areas of Shanghai. Explore historical villas, Art-Deco buildings and Shanghai’s unique lane housing. Places where Western intellectuals mixed with Chinese revolutionaries,  where the seeds of Chinese communism were planted in the heart of capitalism. Places, that White Russians, wealthy Jews, movie starts and gangsters made their home. Hear there stories from our historical expert.

This half-day walking tour will take you on a journey through the past of one of the most beautiful and mesmerizing areas of Shanghai, The French Concession.
We will meet at the Fuxing Park (Former French Park) for the short historical introduction to the founding and development of the FC. Then we will walk along the small windy streets and alleyways learning about the architects, Chinese revolutionaries, intellectuals and tycoons, White Russian dancers and aristocrats, the criminals and the movie stars and even the Communist Party leaders – French Concession has it all.

You will see the Art Deco buildings that Shanghai is so famous for, crowded Lane House’s neighborhoods, Russian Orthodox Churches, 1920’s Cinemas and Hotels.

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From the very Old to the very New

From the very Old to the very New - Shanghai, China

Duration: 4 hours
Location: Shanghai, China

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$69.00

A genuine slice of life of old Shanghai and a glimpse to the city's future.  Off the beaten tracks starting at Shanghai’s Old Town and the city's oldest backstreets and residential dwellings, Walking towards Yu Yuan gardens area. We explore temples and various markets (antique markets and an pet market) ... More info ›

A genuine slice of life of old Shanghai and a glimpse to the city's future.  Off the beaten tracks starting at Shanghai’s Old Town and the city's oldest backstreets and residential dwellings, Walking towards Yu Yuan gardens area. We explore temples and various markets (antique markets and an pet market). We commence towards the Former French Concession of Shanghai to conclude in the new area of  Xin Tian Di to experience and discuss the China's future.  It is mainly a walking & exploring tour through place most tourist do not get to see; however, they are most interesting and authentic with a city insider point of view.

You are going to start your journey in the less touristic part of the Old Chinese City, walking along the narrow and winding alleys and exploring one of the poorest neighborhoods of Shanghai. Absorb the local life, try the hand-stretched noodles, pass by the hidden gem - one of the oldest buildings in the area - that was built even before the famous Yu Gardens and visit the Daoist Temple. Walk around the Yu Gardens itself and the more touristic part of the Old City, where we will show you the most interesting places from the insider's point of view. After that visit the antique market and the very local pet market - the experience not to be missed. On weekends, we will also pass by the weekend marriage market. The Tour concludes in one of the most beautiful areas in the French Concession - Xin Tian Di - where the contrast between the past and the future, the rich and the poor is astonishing.
Residing in Shanghai for over a decade, we are surely to bring you the best expertise and knowledge about this rapidly changing city.

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5-hr Shanghai Qibao Old Town Tour of Food & Cricket Fighting Culture Experience

5-hr Shanghai Qibao Old Town Tour of Food & Cricket Fighting Culture Experience - Shanghai, China

Duration: 5 hours
Location: Shanghai, China

From USD
$67.00

Qibao, a mini version of water town of China, now features a bustling tourist old street teeming with variegated snacks. More than mere twenty years ago when the area was still rural, people immediately thought of crickets at the mention of Qibao, which was well known in the cricket fighting circle across China ... More info ›

Qibao, a mini version of water town of China, now features a bustling tourist old street teeming with variegated snacks. More than mere twenty years ago when the area was still rural, people immediately thought of crickets at the mention of Qibao, which was well known in the cricket fighting circle across China. This tour provides you an opportunity to grasp the authentic Qibao beyond time through its hallmarks, e.g. the food and the cricket fighting culture.

At 10:00AM, meet up your guide at your hotel or residence in Shanghai downtown. Your guide will take you to the nearest subway station and find the best way to Qibao Station on Line 9. 

In the first part, walking along the old street and indulge yourself in all kinds of snacks. You can choose to sample up to 10 kinds of snacks and food.

After nearly 1-hour walking and food savoring, you reach the "arena" for cricket fighting, Qibao Cricket Thatched House. Through watching some games with introduction to Chinese cricket fighting sport and culture. At last, you will learn how to manage a round of competition for these "little warriors". 

In the end, your guide will escort you back to hotel / residence.

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Private Shanghai City Highlights Day Tour with Vegan Lunch

Private Shanghai City Highlights Day Tour with Vegan Lunch - Shanghai, China

Duration: 8 hours
Location: Shanghai, China

From USD
$119.00

Take on this 8-hour tour with quality Chinese vegan lunch to experience the manifold facets of humongous Shanghai through insightful eyes: colonial classical, Chinese archaic, fusion centerpiece and modern wonder via the Bund, Yu Garden of Old Town, Xintiandi of French Concession and Pudong Financial Zone respectively. You will be guided not only to have a panoramic view of the city but also synchronize with its vibe: receptiveness, excellence, liberality and humility.

Meet with your friendly private guide and driver at 9:00am, and begin your wonderful city tour from The Bund area ... More info ›

Take on this 8-hour tour with quality Chinese vegan lunch to experience the manifold facets of humongous Shanghai through insightful eyes: colonial classical, Chinese archaic, fusion centerpiece and modern wonder via the Bund, Yu Garden of Old Town, Xintiandi of French Concession and Pudong Financial Zone respectively. You will be guided not only to have a panoramic view of the city but also synchronize with its vibe: receptiveness, excellence, liberality and humility.

Meet with your friendly private guide and driver at 9:00am, and begin your wonderful city tour from The Bund area. Discover the "Gallery of World Architectures", strikes your eyes and distinguishes Shanghai as an open melting pot and historic city to the near-modern and modern times of China. Move south to a bustling market area in Old Town that features Yu Garden, "Oasis of Tranquility", at the core.

Then cross the space to the famous showpiece of French Concession, e.g. Xintiandi. Where the CPC (Communist Party of China) was born in 1921 was given a rebirth two decades ago into now a chic icon. At last, ascend to a great height in a skyscraper's observatory in Lujiazui Financial Zone to capture the kaleidoscopic panorama of Shanghai.

Lunch will be arranged at a timing suited to you in a quality Chinese vegan restaurant, such as Vegetarian Life Style.

At the end, you are returned back to your city hotel or you can request to be dropped off anywhere in the city center.

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