Shanghai Private Tour Featuring Must-see Museums plus Xintiandi

Shanghai is an international metropolis with a blend of rich history and fashionable modernity. This tour will provide a great opportunity to explore the Hidden History of Shanghai. We will discover a lesser-known side of Shanghai’s history, traditional culture and modern development by visiting various museums. The itinerary includes Shanghai Jewish Refugees Museum, Shanghai Museum, Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Hall, Shanghai History Museum, Shikumen Residence Museum, Shanghai World Expo Museum and China Art Museum.

1.Explore the Jewish Ghetto where refugees lived during World War II
2.Visit the largest city model in Urban Planning Exhibition Hall
3.Visit Shikumen which is the typical architectural style
4.Learn about profound history and culture in Shanghai Museum
5.Appreciate the masterpieces of China's modern and contemporary artists

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  • What's included :
    • Admission to the indicated attractions
    • Professional guide
    • Metro/Subway fee
    • Entry/Admission - Shanghai Jewish Refugees Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Hall
    • Entry/Admission - Shikumen Museum, Shanghai
    • Entry/Admission - China Art Museum
    What's excluded :
    • Lunch
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Shanghai Jewish Refugees Museum, 62 Changyang Road, Shanghai China

    The museum, built in 1907, was once the religious ceremonial center for the exiled Jewish refugees during the World War II. On the walls of the entrance, you can see photos of the surviving refugees. Inside, some articles of daily use and religious articles full of Jewish culture, as well as historical records about the Nazis persecuting Jewish are on exhibit.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan), No.201 Renmin Avenue, Shanghai China

    Located in the center of Shanghai in People's Square, Shanghai Museum is a large museum of ancient Chinese art. Its style and presentation surround visitors with artifacts demonstrating ancient wisdom and philosophy. Bronze wares, ceramics, coins, jade articles, sculptures, seals, and calligraphy and paintings from different dynasties are gathered here. Among all collections, the most treasured one is the Dake Bronze Tripod dating back to the Western Zhou Dynasty.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Hall, No.100 Renmin Main Street, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200003 China

    Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Hall was built to show the achievement of the city planning and construction. The main body of the building covers Shanghai's development from ancient times to the present and beyond. There is a city model made in a scale of 1/500, total 600 square meters, the largest in the world.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Shanghai History Museum, No.325 West Nanjing Road, Shanghai China

    If you have ever wondered what Old Shanghai was like, you can find the answer at Shanghai History Museum. Dedicated to the history of Shanghai, the museum houses more than a thousand relics and chronicles 6000 years of history from the region. Divided into two sections – Ancient Shanghai and Modern Shanghai, the museum traces the political, social, economic and cultural evolution of the city from 4000BC to the founding of the People's Republic of China in 1949.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: People's Square (Renmin Guang Chang), People's Square, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200000 China

    Shanghai People's Square is located at the very center of Shanghai and is the demarcation point of East Nanjing Road and West Nanjing Road. It is a flourishing place for people to look around.
    There are many scenic spots around people's square, such as the new Municipal Government Mansion, Shanghai Museum, Shanghai Grand Theater and the Urban Planning Exhibition Hall. Along the south side of the People's Avenue, there are several large underground structures, including Hong Kong Famous Brands Street and Dimei Shopping Center, the largest underground city transformer substation of Asia and the largest underground parking garage of Shanghai.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Shikumen Museum, Shanghai, No.25, 118 Alley, Taicang Road, Luwan District, Shanghai 200021 China

    The museum not only presents the typical Shanghai architectural style, but also revives the life space and style of the local residents. In fact, it was reconstructed from an old Shikumen house in the 1920s.
    The displays in the museums are all about the daily necessities of that time. The cooking range, some textbooks, lipstick and rouge are among them. In addition, the whole setting of the museum depicts the vivid life of a middle-class family.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Xintiandi, Lane 181, Taicang Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200021 China

    Xintiandi is a tourist attraction that preserves the historical and cultural features of Shanghai and integrates Chinese and western culture. Composed of Shikumen and modern architectural style, now it has become a hot and fashionable pedestrian street in the center of the city. Actually, it stands for the popular and leisurely life style of this city's new generation. The outdoor cafés, bars and romantic restaurants can be seen everywhere. It was once the site of the first congress of the Communist Party, but is now lined with shopping and entertainment places.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: China Art Museum, No.161 Shangnan Road, Shanghai China

    The museum was transformed from the China Pavilion of the Expo 2010 Shanghai, an upside-down red pyramid. It is dedicated to demonstrate the masterpieces of a number of China's modern and contemporary artists. The stunning highlight of the museum is the multimedia replica of the famous painting “Riverside Scene at Qingming Festival” one thousand years ago, which vividly shows the life of all social sectors at that time.

    Duration: 1 hour

  • Departure Point :
    Shanghai Jewish Refugees Museum, 62 Chang Yang Lu, Hongkou Qu, Shanghai Shi, China
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We pick up from hotels centrally located in Shanghai.
    Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    China Art Museum station, Pudong, Shanghai, China
    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.


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Organised by MoreFunAsia Shanghai Tours

Activity ID: V-180220P18

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