Explore the best of the old city of Shanghai, there is a lot to see
In this one day tour you will visit the highlights of Shanghai in Puxi part of the city. Puxi is the old part, where you can still see a lot of the history of Shanghai. You will get a nice overview of the history, but also get a glimpse about how life is in Shanghai now a days.
I will take you to some of the famous places like People Square, Nanjing Road, Yu Yuan garden and Jing'An temple. But I will also take you to some of the more hidden places like The Propaganda poster Exhibition and the Cricket market. Here you can see the real life of Chinese people in Shanghai. And of course we will also have a taste of the famous Shanghai food at lunch time. In this tour we will travel with metro/subway and taxi and will do some walking.
This is my standard tour, but if you like I can customize it to your wishes, or please inquire for larger group.
Pick you up from your hotel.
- Peoples Square:
First stop on Peoples Square is the Shanghai Urban Planning exhibition.
Second stop will be the Shanghai museum.
- Jing'an temple:
This temple was first built in 247 AD and rebuild in in 1983.
- We have local lunch
- Propaganda Poster art Art Centre:
This centre is a museum exhibiting posters from the Maoist period of communist China. You can learn a lot about our modern history.
- Visit the cricket market. This is real Chinese culture
- Visit Yuan Garden:
This is a Ming dynasty creation, surrounded by high skyscrapers, then visit the ancient Shanghai Old Street.
- Walk over the Bund:
Here you can see famous Shanghai skyline.
- After the Bund we walk over Nanjing Pedestrian street back to Peoples Square. Nanjing Road is one of the busiest shopping streets in the world.
And finally I bring you back to your hotel.
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Airport, Hotel
Duration: 8 hours 30 min.
This tour is a walking tour and we will also use public transportation or taxi to go to specific sites.
If required, the tour can be done with private car. Just know that this tour is in downtown Shanghai area and private car is not the quickest way to travel. Extra cost will be 600 yuan
Estimated Local Cash Needed
320 yuan - This amount is for transportation cost, entrance fees, lunch and drinks for one person.
For a tour with metro and bus you need around 10 USD
For a tour with taxi you need around 100 USD
I am not a driver. I can accompany you in your vehicle or I can arrange for a separate car and driver.
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I hired Jin to assist with translation for business. We had a little bit of time left over at the end of the day and she showed me the brief highlights of Shanghai. I would recommend Jin for both translation and guiding services. She was prompt, knowledgeable and professional!