Discover Shanghai old town and taste local breakfast

Tour Number

Activity Level



Local Experience, Hiking and Walking, Food and Wine, City


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 10



Mandarin (fluent), Cantonese (fluent), English (fluent)

3 hours city walking tour

As a local shanghainese, I have seen Shanghai change a lot in 3 decade. More metropolises instead of old shanghai style; More high-rise instead of shanty town.
It's easy for everyone to see Shanghai's fancy but you wont see a real shanghai without an insiders. Today I am going to take you to discover a real Shanghai.


We will start from a famous food street and you will taste local breakfast. The egg pancake, sticky rice roll, bean milk, deep fried "ghost" all for you to choose.
Wet market and birds market was a part of life for locals however that is almost disappeared gradually. During the tour, you have chance to see precious markets and learn rich culture about cricket fight, Chinese bonsai, and orioles bird.
After that you will cross over the last old section in downtown center. There are lots of local food hidden in the allay way. You have chance to try signature wanton soup, fried dumping and sticky rice ball.
Later we will visit 700 years old Confucians temple.
Confucius is considered the greatest of the ancient Chinese sages. You will learn Confucian's doctrine and experience Confucians tea ceremony here.
Last we are going to try best soup dumping in the town.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Meeting poing: In front of Fraser Residence Shanghai. 辉盛庭国际公寓
Address: No.98 Shouning RD(Cross to Xizang Rd) 寿宁路98号
How to get there by metro: Take line 8 to DaShiJie stop and get out from gate 3. Keep walking on Xizang Rd about 5 mins to meeting point.

End location: Last dim sum shop in city center

Duration: 3 hours


Walking tour

What’s Included

Other: -Entrance fees (Confucians temple)
-Food tasting
-Meals as per itinerary (B=breakfast/L=lunch,)
-Professional guide
-Tea ceremony experience

Estimated Local Cash Needed

200 CNY - For souvenir

What’s Extra

Other: -Other expanses in the tour(ex. drinks, snacks,etc)
-Hotel pickup and drop-off

Private tour guide Cindy

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