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Full-Day Old Shanghai City Lifestyle and Culture Private Tour with Lunch

New visitors to Shanghai can get acquainted with the city at an easygoing pace on this small group tour. With a private guide, travel the city by private vehicle, stopping at major attractions like Former French Concession, Fuxing Park, Shanghai Zhougong Mansion, Xintiandi, Shikumen Museum, Yuyuan Old Street, Yu Garden, ShiLiu Pu Cloth Market, local Bird And Flower Market and Nanjing Road. You will admire the western-style architectures around Former French Concession area, walk through Shanghai Old City and experience the original Shanghai lifestyle.

1. Get in touch with the local people and experience lifestyle in Fuxing Park
2. Admire the SHIKUMEN style old houses and the relaxing atmosphere of Xintiandi
3. Admire classical Chinese architecture, exquisite sculptures and carvings at Yu Garden
4. Lunch is included, with vegetarian options and local speciality available
5. Hassle-free pickup and drop-off from your Shanghai hotel

per adult from

$167

AUD

Duration

7 to 8 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • Lunch
    • Bottled water
    • Private transportation
    • Knowledgeable tour guide
    • Entrance fee of the indicated attractions
    • Entry/Admission - Shikumen Museum, Shanghai
    • Entry/Admission - Yu Garden (Yuyuan)
    What's excluded :
    • This is a typical itinerary for this product

      Stop At: Fuxing Park, No.2 Gaolan Road, Shanghai China

      Your tour guide will meet you at your hotel at 09:00 a.m.. Then, transfer to Fuxing Park and start the highlight tour.
      Fuxing Park, also called Gujiazhai Park. It is a unique park in Shanghai that maintains the French classic style, which is characterized by plaids and patterns. Now stays popular both for senior's exercises in the morning. We will experience the colorful life of retirees.


      Duration: 30 minutes

      Stop At: Former French Concession, Puxi Central, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200000 China

      Known for its tree-lined boulevards, the former French Concession is a stylish neighborhood boasting a charming mix of Chinese and European architecture. Explore quiet alleyways on a leisurely stroll, and enjoy the area's shopping, dining, and entertainment.
      You will stroll along Sinan Road and visit Shanghai Zhougong Mansion.
      Shanghai Zhougong Mansion is a Spanish-style garden building on No.73, Sinan Road in Former French Concession. It was once the place where Zhou Enlai who was the former Chinese premier has worked and lived in Shanghai in 1946. It is well-preserved, you can still see the layout of the room at that time, and can also see the furniture and some work items copied as they are.

      Then, you will walk around other areas of the Former French Concession.


      Duration: 40 minutes

      Stop At: Tianzifang, Tianzifang, Shanghai

      Tianzifang, which used to be industrial area, is now a fashion landmark with many lanes. You can walk through the old alleys to see what the folk houses looked like in early 20th century Shanghai with dormer windows, red tiles, green moss on the walls, and so on. Moreover, losts of restaurants and fashion boutiques can be found here, making it a nice place to enjoy delicious food and shopping

      Duration: 30 minutes

      Stop At: Xintiandi, Lane 181, Taicang Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200021 China

      Xintiandi is a tourist attraction that preserves the historical and cultural features of Shanghai and integrates Chinese and western culture. Xintiandi is divided into northern and southern parts. The south is dominated by modern architecture. The north is dominated by Shikumen old buildings. Composed of Shikumen and modern architectural style, now it has become a hot and fashionable pedestrian street in the center of the city. The outdoor cafes, bars and romantic restaurants can be seen everywhere.

      Then, we will visit Shikumen Museum and learn about the living space and lifestyle of Shanghai people in those days.


      Duration: 30 minutes

      Stop At: Shikumen Museum, Shanghai, No.25, 118 Alley, Taicang Road, Luwan District, Shanghai 200021 China

      It is an old shikumen house built in the 1920s that has been preserved and renovated. The museum was built according to the model of one household in the 1920s. There are seven main exhibition rooms, namely, the guest room, the study room, the old people's room, the master room, the daughter room, the pavilion room and the oven room. The story of a shikumen family runs through the whole visit. It not only shows the unique shikumen architectural culture of Shanghai, but also reproduces the living space and lifestyle of Shanghai people in those days.

      At noon, you will enjoy local speciality for lunch, with vegetarian options available.
      Then, you will head to Yuyuan Old Street and visit Yu Garden.


      Duration: 30 minutes

      Stop At: Yuyuan Old Street, Houjia Road, Fangbang Middle Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200001 China

      Shanghai Old Street, historically called Miaoqian Dajie, is an old business street that has a combination of tourist attractions, shops, entertainment and cultural exhibits. It owes its special social attractions and rich commercial background to the fact that the earliest bank, gold shop, jeweler's store, wine shop and tea house of the city were all to be found here. Visiting the old alleys of Shanghai is a great way to discover the traditional culture of this city and experience the real life of the Shanghainese.
      After lunch, you will visit the largest ancient gardens in Shanghai - Yu Garden and Shanghai Temple of the Town God (Chenghuang Miao).


      Duration: 30 minutes

      Stop At: Yu Garden (Yuyuan), No.218 Anren Street, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200010 China

      Yu Garden was a private garden of the Pan family in the Ming Dynasty. It was the largest and most prestigious of its era in Shanghai after it was completed.
      Yu Garden is small in size, but it contains all elements that a classical Chinese garden should have. The pavilions, halls, rockeries, ponds and cloisters all have unique characteristics. The exquisite layout, beautiful scenery, and the artistic style of the garden architecture have made the garden one of the highlights of Shanghai.
      You can walk to the Zigzag Nine Bend Bridge. Chinese people believe that the number nine symbolizes auspiciousness. Walking across the Bridge is said to bring people good luck. The Bridge leads to Mid-Lake Pavilion Teahouse, which is the oldest teahouse in Shanghai.

      Then, you will visit the famous Shanghai "Fabric Market" - ShiLiu Pu Cloth Market.


      Duration: 1 hour

      Stop At: ShiLiu Pu Cloth Market, 168 Dongmen Road, Shanghai China

      Lesser known than its South Bund counterpart, Shi Liu Pu Cloth Market houses an array of tailors and seamstresses, ready to whip up commissioned clothing in a week or so. In addition to a full range of fabrics, it's a good spot to pick up buttons, zippers and trims.

      Then, your guide will take you to explore local Bird And Flower Market and experience original Shanghai lifestyle.


      Duration: 45 minutes

      Stop At: Bird And Flower Market(South Xizang road), No.417, Xizang S Rd Near Dongtai Rd, Shanghai 200000 China

      Start by the crossing of Tibet Road and Fangbang Road, in one of Shanghai’s many antique neighborhoods, also known as the cricket market. Its full of flowers, bonsai, birds, fish insects and crowds of people searching for whatever their hearts desire. It is a good place to experience part of a local’s life kind of life.

      Then, you will walk around Nanjing Road, explore surrounding communities and the thinnest building.


      Duration: 45 minutes

      Stop At: Nanjing Lu (Nanjing Road), Nanjing East Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200000 China

      Nanjing Road is considered to be the 'No. 1 commercial street in China', which has been a landmark for this city for a long time. Along its 5.5 kilometers, you will find over 600 shops that on average are visited by some 1.7 million people each day.
      You can also visit the thinnest building in Ningbo Road is known as Paper Building(纸片楼).
      The building was once reported by British Daily Mail, stated as perhaps the world's flattest and thinnest building. Standing diagonally in the front of the the building, it just looks like a piece of paper. The old house had four floors, not all that thin; it takes the shape of triangular polygon. This novel and strange building still has a large number of residents.

      Afterwards, enjoy comfortable transfer back to your hotel. Wrap your memories and say good-bye in your hotel.


      Duration: 1 hour

    • Departure Point :
      Traveler pickup is offered
      Your guide will pick you up from hotels centrally located in Shanghai.
      Departure Time :
      9:00 AM
      Return Detail :
      -
      Hotel Pickup :
      • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
      • Wheelchair accessible
      • Stroller accessible
      • Service animals allowed
      • Infant seats available
      • Most travelers can participate
      • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
    • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

    Language

    English - Guide

    Age Req.

    -

    Fitness Req.

    None

    Group Size

    15

    Organised by MoreFunAsia

    Activity ID: V-37241P413

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