Private Tour of Shanghai Ocean Aquarium, Longhua Temple and Oriental Peal Tower
Experience many iconic attractions in this classic Shanghai tour. After a convenient hotel pickup, closely watch various water creatures at Shanghai Ocean Aquarium; learn about the 700-year history of the city at Shanghai Development Exhibition Hall. In the afternoon, admire the western-style architectures around Former French Concession area; the oldest temple - Longhua Temple; walk along Duolun Road to visit life size bronze statues of the eminent writers and Luxun Park. According to your preference, your guide will recommend some delicious local foods to eat.
1. Enjoy panoramic views of Shanghai on the sightseeing floor of Oriental Pearl Tower
2. Admire SHIKUMEN style old houses along Duolun Road
3. Explore the Historical Sites along Wukang Road and Hengshan Road
4. Enjoy an in-depth immersion into Chinese history courtesy of your private guide
5. Take it easy with 2-way door-to-door private transfers and guiding
per adult from
7 to 8 hours
Hotel pickup available
What's included :
- Knowledgeable tour guide
- Private transportation
- Bottled water
- Entrance fee of the indicated attractions
- All Fees and Taxes
- Entry/Admission - Shanghai Ocean Aquarium
- Entry/Admission - Longhua Temple
What's excluded :
- This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Shanghai Ocean Aquarium, No.1388 Lujiazui Ring Road, Pudong New Area, Shanghai 200120 China
Your tour guide will meet you at your hotel at 09:00 a.m.. Then, we will transfer to Pudong New Area and visit Shanghai Ocean Aquarium.
Shanghai Ocean Aquarium is located in Lujiazui Finance and Trade Zone in Pudong District and is adjacent to the famous Oriental Pearl Tower and Jin Mao Tower. One of the largest ocean aquariums in the world, it has the world's longest submarine viewing tunnel measuring 155 meters in length. The submarine viewing tunnel enables visitors to have a wonderful tour here.
Shanghai Ocean Aquarium consists of two pyramid-shaped buildings - a main building and an annexe. The main building is divided into different exhibition zones: China Zone, South America Zone, Australia Zone, Africa Zone, Southeast Asia Zone, Cold Water Zone, Polar Zone, Sea and Shore, Deep Ocean Zone and Special Exhibitions. The exhibits include more than 300 types and 15,000 water creatures and rare fishes, such as poison dart frogs, jellyfishes, moonfish, leafy sea dragons and emperor penguins.
Then, we will walk along Lujiazui Ring Bridge and visit Oriental Pearl Tower.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Stop At: Shanghai Development Exhibition Hall, No.1 Century Avenue Pudong New Area, Shanghai 200122 China
Shanghai Development Exhibition Hall is on the ground level of Oriental Pearl Tower. It contains thousands of historical relics, over 100 wax figures and scaled-down exquisite architectures.
You can learn about the culture of Shanghai, from what it used to be and how it has evolved through time. It's a very nice exhibition for both children and adults, showing the history of the city.
Duration: 30 minutes
Stop At: Oriental Pearl Tower (Dongfang Mingzhu), No. 1 Century Avenue, Pudong New Area, Shanghai 200120 China
Shanghai Oriental Pearl Tower is located in Pudong Park in Lujiazui, Shanghai. This 468 meters high tower is the world's sixth and China's second tallest TV and radio tower. However, even more alluring than its height is the unique architectural design that makes Oriental Pearl Tower one of the most attractive places anywhere.
The Oriental Pearl TV Tower consists of three main full-scope sightseeing spheres. Each of these spheres offers an observation deck. Visitors can enjoy the breathtaking view of Shanghai at different heights. We will take an elevator up to glass-bottomed sightseeing floor at 259 meters and the main sightseeing floor at 263 meters. It is memorable to walk on it and enjoy panoramic view of the Huangpu River and buildings on both sides of the river.
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 around Former French Concession area, such as Wukang Road and Hengshan Road.
Duration: 1 hour 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.
Duration: 45 minutes
Stop At: Hengshan Lu (Hengshan Road), Hengshan Lu (Hengshan Road), Shanghai
With a length of 2.3 kilometers (1.4 miles), Hengshan Road is a quiet and elegant passage between Xujiahui, the commercial center to the south, and Huaihai Road, the fashionable shopping street to the north in Shanghai Former French Concession. These two bustling areas were built by the French in the 1920s. Hengshan Road is lined with leafy trees and European-style constructions. Currently, many of its buildings are used as bars, making Hengshan Road a famous bar street. It is popular among overseas tourists and expats as it is close to the embassy area.
Then, we will visit the oldest temple in Shanghai - 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 walk along Duolun Road to visit life size bronze statues of the eminent writers and Luxun Park.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Shanghai Duolun Road Cultural Celebrities Street, Duolun Road, Hongkou District, Shanghai 200081 China
Duolun Road, previously known as Darroch Road after a British missionary, is a tiny part of Shanghai that will transport you to a bygone era when Chinese literati and social elites were fashionable and making waves in the country's fabric in their many ways. This is a pedestrian street today and was home to many famous writers, artists, poets and social workersthrough the 1900s. The likes of Ding Ling, Rou Shi, Mao Dun and many others lived in different parts of this street and area.
Hong De Tang Church
This church is a grand structure on this street. Being a rare architectural structure, maybe the only one of its kind in the city, this attracts lots of attention from passers-by. The Christian church is built with Chinese architectural styles. If you are lucky, you may catch a wedding shoot underway here.
Duration: 30 minutes
Stop At: Lu Xun Memorial and Gravesite, No.2288 Sichuan North Road, Shanghai 200000 China
It Originally named Hongkou Park. 1956 is Luxuns 75th birthday, and it is also the memorial day of Luxuns 20th years death. So the goverment moved Luxuns tomb here and set a statue in memory of Luxun. The Luxun Memorial Hall was set in the same year. All these made the park become a place of memory.
The park is renamed because of the Luxun Memorial Hall and Luxun Tomb. The area Luxun Tomb is about 1600 square meters. There are words written by Mao Zedong on the tombstone: the tomb of Luxun. There stands a bronze statue of Luxun in the grass in front of the tomb. It makes all the people feel respectful.
Afterwards, enjoy comfortable transfer back to your hotel. Wrap your memories and say good-bye in your hotel.
Duration: 30 minutes
Departure Point :Shanghai, China
Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up from hotels centrally located in Shanghai.
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
- No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
- 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.