If you have one day in Shanghai and want to explore the history of Shanghai, don't miss this shanghai tour package that packes all mian highlights in Shanghai old town. Accompanied by knowledgeable shanghai tour guide to get a glimpse of ancient Chinese buildings that have survived through turbulent times and most likely will no longer exist within the next decade. What's more, you can get deep insight of scrappy Shanghainese street life, hidden history and culture.
Duration: 6-8 hours
Old French Concession, Sinan Road, Tianzifang, Okura Garden Hotel
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Shanghai Old French Concession, roughly bounded by Ruijin Road to the East, Yan'an Road to the North, Zhaojiabang Road to the South and Huashan Road to the West -- is quiet, tree-lined and teeming with a large number of boutiques, bars and restaurants. Despite re-development over the last few decades, the area retains a distinct character and keeps the old Shanghai complex in heart of every Shanghainese because its streets are filled with memories.
In the morning, your guide will pick you up at your hotel lobby or Shanghai train station, you'll find a welcome signage "Shanghai Private Tour".
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Firstly, your guide will take you to visit the Okura Garden Hotel, which is situated on Huaihai Road. The hotel built in 1926, retains the vestiges of the French Club and preserves its beautiful Art Deco atmosphere.
Later, stroll down Old French Concession, upon arrival listen as your guide sets the historical scene and directs your attention to cobbled streets and wrought-iron railings reminiscent of 19th-century Paris. Hear of the radical cultural transformation that occurred at the site of the First Conference of the Communist Party and absorb the botanical beauty of a French-style park during your stroll.
Your lunch will be arranged at the local restaurant popular with the local people to stay away from the tourists' meals. (At your own expense or ask your guide to recommend some other restaurants if you have special dietary needs.)
After lunch, head to the Sinan Road, Walk along Sinan Road to see the classic old buildings and former celebrity residences and enjoy the neatness of the road. Pay a visit to the former residence of Dr. Sun Yat-Sen and Fuxing Park. which is an European style park with gardens, open spaces and restaurants and clubs dotted throughout.
Your final stop is Tianzifang in Taikang Road. It has become an amazing cluster of the trendy and cultural spots. It is an arts and crafts enclave that has developed from a renovated residential area in the French Concession area of Shanghai, China. It comprises a neighborhood of labyrinthine alleyways off Taikang Road, and is therefore also referred to as Taikang Road or Taikang Lu. Tianzifang is known for small craft stores, coffee shops, trendy art studios and narrow alleys. It has become a popular tourist destination in Shanghai, and an example of preservation of local Shikumen architecture, with some similarities to Xintiandi.
After the tour ends, drive your hotel in Shanghai or Shanghai train station (based on your requirement).
Shanghai is a city with a multicultural blend. It has many famous tourist attractions, such as the Bund, Yuyuan Garden and Nanjing road pedestrian street. However, it will be crowded in the peak seasons. If you want to get to know Shanghai from a new perspective and look for the secrets that unknown, our Shanghai Private Tour offers you 100% flexibility. you can replace or mix and match the places you want to go or the activities you want to participate in. Below we list some unconventional activities and minority attractions for your reference.
Dating back to the Old Shanghai-Shanghai "Long tang" visit with Shikumen Gate (Free for charge)
Have you ever been to the Hutong in Beijing? In fact, there are also in Shanghai, but it called "Long Tang", and the scale is very large. Walking into Shikumen Gate, you will walk through the old Shanghai in the 1970s at that moment, the historic buildings of the Republic of China are actually the most primitive features of Shanghai.
Jewish Culture in Shanghai-Jewish Refugees Museum (Free for charge)
Jewish Refugees Museum witnessed the vicissitudes of Shanghai and Jewish residents during World War II. You can took half an hour to visit the museum, talk to history and listen to their past stories. Witness the vicissitudes of Shanghai and the origin of Jewish culture.
Art appreciation in 1933 Creative Hub (Free for charge)
If you want to get to know more about the history and culture of Shanghai, why not ask your guide to bring you to the 1933 Creative Hub. It was a slaughterhouse, but now one of the most famous historical buildings in Shanghai. You will be amazed by the complex structure and the architecture with the essence of eastern and Western culture.
Price Per Person in US Dollars
Duration：6 - 8 hours
Attractions(Cities)：Yuyuan Garden, The Bund, Nanjing Road, Jade Buddha Temple, Old French Concession
Tour Style：Incredible Shanghai Highlights Day Tour is a fully guided tour for those who have just one day to see the best of Shanghai. Make the most of your time with your knowledgeable Shanghai Private Tour guide, see all top Shanghai attractions. With complete flexibility, follow this itinerary or create your own for a unique Shanghai experience. You'll get an insight into the city's culture, history, local lifestyle and future.
Duration：6 - 8 Hours
Attractions(Cities)：Yuyuan Garden & Bazaar, Jade Buddha Temple, Former French Concession, Boat cruise on the Huangpu River, Pudong New Area(Shanghai Oriental TV Tower, OPTIONAL)
Tour Style：If you only have one day in Shanghai, we highly recommend this one day tour in shanghai. This fully customizable tour particularly designed for first-time travelers to Shanghai touring traditional gardens, bustling shopping streets, historic buildings, and even to the top of a skyscraper with your knowledgeable guide. It will let you get an insight into its people, culture, history and the dynamic urban life.
Attractions(Cities)：Boat Cruise on Huangpu River, Yuyuan Bazaar (Shanghai City God Temple)
Tour Style：Book this private Shanghai evening tour, stroll the most famous food street-Yuyuan Bazaar (Shanghai City God Temple) in downtown Shanghai, which can offer you opporunity to taste the city from a local's perspective, taking the Huangpu River Cruise to enjoy the stunning light view and the amazing architecture of the city. It's the best way to admire Shanghai's classic skyline view.
Duration：4 - 5 hours
Attractions(Cities)：Pick two or three attractions as you are interested
Tour Style：Want to see the top sights in Shanghai with a professional private tour guide? Then go on this half day Shanghai city tour that puts the power in your hands to decide what attractions you visit. Avoid lengthy itineraries of places that don't interest you. You can customized the tour entirely on your preferences and discuss with your guide for advice. Flexible on the start and finish time.
Attractions(Cities)：Lingering Garden, Panmen Gate, Hanshan Temple, Pingjiang Historic Street, Suzhou No.1 Silk Factory
Tour Style：Book this Shanghai to Suzhou Day Trip riding on a bullet less than 30 minutes, accompanied by your private guide, visit the winding canals, historical buildings, ancient street, classic Chinese gardens and much more on this private customized day tour to Suzhou. We will book the entrance tickets in advance to escape the crowds, let you jump the queue to make your trip comfortable and enjoyable.
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My husband and I were in Shanghai in last week. We booked the trip with Shanghai Private Tour to get an overview of the city and thoroughly enjoyed our day with our guide Alex. He was outstanding as a tour guide with just the right amount of fun and knowledge to make the day fly by. We were intrigued with the marriage proposal area and loved watching many citizens dancing in the park. The views of the Bund were stunning and gave us a plan for the rest of the week. Alex speaks excellent English and found no question insignificant to answer whether about Shanghai's past or present.