Shanghai Old Street
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Tour Overview

Shanghai, as the modern metropolitan city standing on the East China, has witnessed the ups and downs of China. Spending one day to join in a group to visit the most classic sites in downtown Shanghai: Yu Garden, Shanghai Old Street, the Bund, Shanghai Museum, People’s Square, Old French Concession. This tour will show you the history and present of Shanghai!

Highlights of this tour:

*Come to Yu Garden to appreciate the architectural beauty of classical gardens.
*Look deep into the local lifestyle in Shanghai Old Street.
*Enjoy the charming night scenery of Shanghai on The Bund.
*Trace the history and development of Shanghai in Shanghai Museum.
*Stroll on People Square to have a glimpse of the local lifestyle.
*Find how Shanghai has the name of “Oriental Paris” due to Former French Concession.

AM: Our guide and driver will pick you up from your hotel in the early morning at about 07:30-08:00 and transfer to Jade Buddha Temple. This more than 100-year-old temple was built to keep two jade Buddha statues brought back from Burma by a monk named Huigen. Then pay a short visit to a Fresh Water Pearl Gallery to appreciate some fine pearl artworks, you will have opportunity to purchase some fine products here. Afterwards, stroll on People Square to have a glimpse of the daily life of the locals. The square now is most famous for its match-making corner where parents try to seek partners for their children. Next, head to Shanghai Museum which houses millions of collections and especially features bronze wares, porcelain works, paintings and calligraphy works.

Noon: Lunch in local restaurant.

Shanghai Jade Buddha Temple
Jade Buddha Temple


PM: After lunch, move on to Yuyuan Garden. It is a famous classical garden which was originally built by the owner as a place for his parents to enjoy a tranquil and happy time in their old age. Then wander around Shanghai Old Street which combines sightseeing, shopping, entertainment and cultural exhibition. The next stop is the Bund. You will admire buildings of various styles, enjoy the beautiful Huangpu River, and listen to your guide explaining its history.

Shanghai Old Street
Shanghai Old Street

After a leisure walk at the Bund, visit a Silk Factory to see how the silk is processed and you will still have opportunity to buy some silk products here if you are interested in it. Then visit former French Concession, a perfect place to learn the history of Shanghai from 1849 to 1943. The last stop of today is Xin Tian Di, a walking street converted based on the old Shikumen building district, where you can find nice bars, cafes and square.

After all the activities, the guide and driver will escort you back to your hotel for a good rest.

the Bund
the Bund


Tour Price ($=USD)

From $96 P.P, which is based on a private tour for 2 people. The price varies depending on the activity, number of people, travel date, and selected hotel.


Price includes

  • Entrance fees to attractions listed in the itinerary
  • Simple lunch
  • Air-conditioned car/van and driver
  • English-speaking tour guide

Price excludes

  • Personal expense
  • Gratuities (recommended)
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