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Shanghai Private Tour with Material Market and Jin Mao Tower

Shanghai is an international metropolis with a blend of rich history and fashionable modernity. This tour will provide a great opportunity to explore must-see attractions of Shanghai. With a private guide, stroll around Shanghai Old City, visit Yu Garden, Shanghai Temple of the Town God and a traditional Chinese pharmacy; visit a famous fabric market. Besides, visit Xujiahui Catholic Church and 1933 Old Millfun. At dusk, enjoy panoramic views of Shanghai and sunset on the 88th floor of Jin Mao Tower. According to your preference, your guide will recommend some delicious local foods to eat.

1. Get in touch with the everyday people and experience local lifestyle at Shanghai Old City
2. Admire classical Chinese architecture, exquisite sculptures and carvings at Yu Garden
3. Discover the Historical Sites along Wukang Road
4. Take it easy with 2-way door-to-door private transfers and guiding

per adult from

$222

AUD

Duration

8 to 9 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

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

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

    Your tour guide will meet you at your hotel at 09:00 a.m.. Then, we will transfer to Shanghai Old City and start the highlight tour.
    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.
    Then, we visit the largest ancient gardens in Shanghai - Yu Garden.

    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.

    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 learn about the use of traditional Chinese Medicine at an ancient Chinese pharmacy.


    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Tonghanchuntang Museum of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Huangpu, Shanghai, China

    This old Chinese pharmacy was built in the Qing Dynasty in 1783. It is one of the four famous traditional Chinese medicine stores in Shanghai. It still retains a very traditional operating and decorating style. The architecture is old and beautiful, and there are few better places to learn about the use of traditional Chinese Medicine.

    Then, we will transfer to South Bund Soft Spinning Material Market.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: South Bund Soft Spinning Material Market, No.399 Lujiabang Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200000 China

    The famous Shanghai "Fabric Market" is home to hundreds of tailors and seamstresses, and is the city's prime destination for bespoke clothing garments. Most people who come to Shanghai will recommend the South Bund Spinning Material Market as a must-visit place. There you can choose a variety of fabrics and then work with a tailor to customise the clothes you want.
    Once you enter the market, you can see almost all the shops are using several languages to write their billboards as 80% of the customers are foreigners. “Tailor” is the most prominent feature, not only satisfying Chinese and foreigner's requirement for tailored fit clothes, but also bringing them unique clothing characteristics.

    In the afternoon, we will visit Xujiahui Catholic Cathedral, Former French Concession area, Wukang Road, 1933 Old Millfun and Jin Mao Tower.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Xujiahui Catholic Church, No.156 Puxi Road, Xuhui District, Shanghai 200000 China

    St. Ignatius Cathedral was built in 1896 during Qing Dynasty. As an international church in Shanghai, it used to be called 'The largest Cathedral in the far east', which is now referred to as 'the Cathedral on Sheshan'. The building is in a Gothic style. The top is 50 meters high and is quite unique among the skyscrapers of the city.

    Then, we will explore the Historical Sites and Wukang Building along Wukang Road.

    Duration: 45 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: 1 hour

    Stop At: 1933 Old Millfun, No.10 Shajing Road, Hongkou District, Shanghai 200000 China

    1933 Old Millfun, or 1933 Laochangfang in Chinese, or simply 1933, was originally a slaughterhouse, built in the year 1933 at the intersection of Hongkou Port and Shajing Port, not far from the Bund. Nowadays, it has been transformed into a cluster of creative art precincts and has become the center of Shanghai’s fashion, design, shopping and entertainment. We can see Lattice Windows, Umbrella Columns, Covered Bridges, Central Atrium and Sky Theater.

    Then, we will transfer to Pudong New Area, walk along Lujiazui Ring Bridge and visit Jin Mao Tower.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Pudong New Area, Shanghai 200120 China

    As a new and bustling district, Pudong offers visitors some of the most modern attractions, businesses, skyscrapers and shopping malls, all featuring the latest in entertainment, technology and fashion.
    We will walk along Lujiazui Ring Bridge which is good place to photograph skyscrapers.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Jin Mao Tower, No.88 Century Avenue, Pudong New Area, Shanghai 200121 China

    Being the forth tallest building only to Shanghai Tower, Shanghai World Financial Center and Oriental Pearl Tower in Shanghai, Jin Mao Tower is located in the center of Lujiazui Finance and Trade Zone in Pudong. It is 420.5 meters (almost 1,380 feet) tall and covers an area of 2.3 hectares (5.68 acres). The architect, Adrian D. Smith, of this skyscraper ingeniously combined the elements of traditional Chinese culture with the newest architectural styles of the time, which makes it one of the best-constructed buildings in China.
    The 88th floor-the highest floor, is reserved for the tower's observation deck, which can hold 1000 people at any one time. From there, visitors can get a sweeping view of the scenery on the banks of Huangpu River. If the weather is nice enough, you have a chance to see a spectacular sunset.

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


    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Shanghai, China
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We pick up from hotels centrally located in Shanghai.
    Departure Time :
    8:30 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-37241P357

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