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Full-Day Private Historical Guided Tour of Shanghai City

Get to know Shanghai with your own guide on this private day tour. After a convenient hotel pickup, walk through People’s Square and visit Shanghai Museum; walk around Nanjing Road, exploring surrounding communities and the thinnest building. In the afternoon, visit the largest Shanghai's ancient garden - Yu Garden and the oldest temple - Longhua Temple, explore the Historical Sites along Wukang Road and Hengshan Road. According to your preference, your guide will recommend some delicious local foods to eat.

1. Learn about profound history and culture at Shanghai Museum
2. Experience the original Shanghai atmosphere in Yuyuan Old Street and local communities
3. Visit the central origin of Shanghai urban coordinate axis at Park Hotel
4. Personalized experience with a private guide
5. Make the most of limited time with convenient hotel pickup and drop-off

per adult from

$189

AUD

Duration

7 to 8 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • Private transportation
    • Knowledgeable tour guide
    • Bottled water
    • Entrance fee of the indicated attractions
    • All Fees and Taxes
    • Entry/Admission - Yu Garden (Yuyuan)
    • Entry/Admission - Shanghai Temple Of the Town God (Chenghung Miao)
    • Entry/Admission - Longhua Temple
    What's excluded :
    • Lunch
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: People's Square (Renmin Guang Chang), People's Square, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200000 China

    Your tour guide will meet you at your hotel at 09:00 a.m.. Then, we will transfer to People’s Square by public transportation and start the highlight tour.
    Shanghai People's Square is located at the very center of Shanghai and is the demarcation point of East Nanjing Road and West Nanjing Road. It is a flourishing place for people to look around.
    Before 1949, the area of Shanghai People’s Square and the People’s Park was used as a famous horse racetrack which was built in 1861, honored as the ‘No.1 Racetrack in Far East’. Visitors still can find the ruins for the former main building standing at the northeast part of the People’s Square.
    We will see many scenic spots around people's square, such as the new Municipal Government Mansion, Shanghai Museum, Shanghai Grand Theater, Shanghai History Museum the Urban Planning Exhibition Hall. Later, we will visit Shanghai Museum.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan), No.201 Renmin Avenue, Shanghai China

    Located in the center of Shanghai in People's Square, Shanghai Museum is a large museum of ancient Chinese art. Its style and presentation surround visitors with artifacts demonstrating ancient wisdom and philosophy. The exterior design of the round dome and the square base symbolizes the ancient idea of a round heaven and a square land.
    The museum is divided into eleven galleries and three exhibition halls. The eleven galleries cover most of the major categories of Chinese art: Ancient Bronze, Ancient Ceramics, Paintings, Calligraphy, Ancient Sculpture, Ancient Jade, Coins, Ming and Qing Furniture, Seals, and Minority Nationalities.

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Pass By: Shanghai Grand Theater, No.300 Renmin Avenue, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200000 China

    We will admire the facade of Shanghai Grand Theater.
    Shanghai Grand Theater is uniquely designed and beautifully shaped. It combines western and Chinese architectural styles perfectly. The white arched vault sets off glass curtain walls like a crystal palace.

    Stop At: Hotel Park Hotel Shanghai, 170 Nan Jing Xi Lu, Huangpu Qu, Shanghai Shi, China

    Park Hotel is one of the oldest hotels in Shanghai. It was the tallest building ever in Shanghai. Here is used as the central origin of Shanghai urban coordinate axis. Park Hotel is considered an architectural milestone that lends a touch of historic charm to the animated cityscape.

    Then, we will walk around Nanjing Road, exploring surrounding communities and the thinnest building

    Duration: 30 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. Here, you can purchase everything wanted, spanning from special and cheap souvenirs to the luxurious world famous brands. You can also visit the surrounding neighborhoods and the thinnest building.
    The thinnest 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 in the front of the the building at 30°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.

    Then, we will walk to Huanghe Road. There is a street filled with great little eateries, definitely a good place for a quick bite. According to your preference, your guide will recommend a place to eat, which could be a small local eatery or elegant cuisine restaurant.
    In the afternoon, we will walk through Yuayuan Old Street, visit Yu Garden and Temple of the Town God.

    Duration: 1 hour

    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.

    Duration: 1 hour

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

    Later, you will be shown around Yu Garden which was first built in 1559 during the Ming Dynasty by Pan Yunduan as a comfort for his father, the minister Pan En, in his old age. Pan Yunduan began the project after failing one of the imperial exams, but his appointment as governor of Sichuan postponed construction for nearly twenty years until 1577. 
    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 garden has six areas, each with its own style.


    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Shanghai Temple Of the Town God (Chenghung Miao), No.1 Yicheng Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200010 China

    The Old Town God Temple of Shanghai, with far-reaching history, attracts a lot of tourists from all over the world to visit. As well as praying, visitors to the Old City God Temple can watch some folk performances, can take part in cockfighting, special calligraphy and some other acrobatic performances. The Old City God Temple is most famous for its local snacks, and as such is a real kingdom of delicious food with many different kinds of restaurants spread along the streets.
    Then, we will visit the oldest temple - Longhua Temple.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Longhua Temple, No.2853 Longhua Road, Xuhui District, Shanghai China

    Longhua Temple is the oldest temple in Shanghai for its long history of over 1,700 years. The visitor here having marveled at the city's modern architecture and historical sites. Besides its long history, Longhua Temple is the largest temple in Shanghai. It occupies an area of over 20,000 square meters (five acres) and the architectural proportion is about 5,000 square meters (1.2 acres). The whole courtyard was built strictly in the style of traditional Buddhist symmetry and it's in accordance with the Chinese concept of beauty.
    Then, we will explore the Historical Sites along Wukang Road and Hengshan Road.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Wukang Road, Xuhui District, Shanghai China

    Wukang Road is only 1.17 km long. There are 21 outstanding city-level historical buildings and 22 district-level cultural protection relics. Each house and its detail show its stories and history. All of the buildings on the road are in European style, and while walking on Wukang Road you'll get the sense that you have arrived in Europe.
    Wukang Building is the most famous building on Wukang Road. The building, shaped like a giant vessel, was the most famous English-styled building in Shanghai back in the 1930s. The Wukang Building was designed by Hudec, the well-know architect.

    Afterwards, we will transfer back to your hotel by private transportation. Wrap your memories and say good-bye in your hotel.

    Duration: 30 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Shanghai, China
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    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-37241P343

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