Shanghai Jewish Refugees Museum

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Shanghai: Private Tour of The Bund with Jewish Ghetto

1. Shanghai: Private Tour of The Bund with Jewish Ghetto

After meeting your guide at the fixed meeting point or being picked up at the hotel, start this 4-hour private tour with the first stop - Huoshan Park. It was the cemetery for the Jewish refugees during WWII, where former Israeli PM Yitzhak Rabin parents were buried. Now you can find monuments to memorize the history and locals using it for civic purposes. then, your guide will walk you to the former JDC office. During the War, the Committee helped thousands of Jewish survive from the Nazi persecution and now the building becomes residence for locals. Passing through the back lanes where you can see the real-life of Shanghainese, you'll then reach the Jewish Refugees Museum. Here, you will see various documents, photographs, films, and personal items documenting the lives of some of the more than 30,000 Jewish residents of the Restricted Sector for Stateless Refugees, better known as the Hongkou Ghetto, during the Japanese occupation of Shanghai. Your guide will tell you the forgotten stories of Jewish migration to China. At last, you will visit the Bund where you will pay a visit to the well-known Peace hotel, the former Cathy hotel, once were the tallest and most luxurious building in the Far East. Then, stroll along the famous Bund riverside to enjoy the splendid view of the old and New Shanghai while learning the history from your knowledgeable guide for the different buildings along the Old Shanghai side. You can find the legendary Jardine Matheson Building and HSBC Building here. Your tour will conclude here.

Full Day Shanghai Jewish Refugee Museum & Heritage Bike Tour

2. Full Day Shanghai Jewish Refugee Museum & Heritage Bike Tour

Enhance your visit to Shanghai with a tour that illustrates the invaluable influence Jews had on shaping Shanghai's culture and economy. Jews played an important role in the city's development from the 1850s to the 1950s, and this excursion immerses you in this period of history. Delve into the Jewish heritage of Shanghai as you explore the city via bicycle with an expert guide. Explore in the open air and get active while scoping out sites such as Huoshan Park, the Jewish Refugees Museum, the Jewish Ghetto, and the former Jewish Club. After meeting up at the office located at Japanese Concession, pedal out into the city with your guide leading the way. Uncover the story of Judaism in Shanghai as you stop at a series of landmarks that offer insights into Jewish life and culture. Stop at the small but quaint Huoshan Park, home to the sole memorial plaque to Shanghai's Jewish community. Then, pay a visit to the Jewish Refugees Museum, founded on the site of the former Ohel Moshe Synagogue. Here, peruse an array of artifacts documenting the lives of the refugees who fled to the city during WWII to escape the horror of the Holocaust. To learn more about how Jewish families spent their leisure time, tour the former Jewish Club, which offered music performances among other activities. Along the way, your guide offers their insights, giving you in-depth knowledge about each site. Spend the day exploring the city from this fascinating perspective, and then conclude your tour back at the starting point with a greater appreciation for Shanghai's Jewish history.

Shanghai: Jewish Ghetto and Shanghai Bund Private Tour

3. Shanghai: Jewish Ghetto and Shanghai Bund Private Tour

Your local great guide will pick up at your downtown Shanghai hotel, follow your guide to Hongkong District and begin your visit at the impressive Jewish Refugees Museum (Ohel Moishe Synagogue) , check out several different sections which features life documents, photographs, films and personal items from Jewish refugees during WWII ,gain a deep understanding of the Jewish history by browsing the fine and comprehensive exhibitions. Then walk along the old alley streets ,see old JDC center ,admire the old and historic Shanghai stone framed houses once was the home of thousands of the refugees, make the stop at the old "Jewish park" and see how locals go about their lifes. Continue your tour to the Bund , here pay the visit to the famous Peace hotel, the highest achievement from the British Jewish Sassoon’s families, appreciate the beautiful art-deco architecture , walk to the riverfront, stroll along the famous Bund river side to take in the fantastic view of the old and new Shanghai while learning the history from your knowledgeable guide . Your tour will be concluded with a convenient drop off back to hotel or other downtown area as per your requests.

Shanghai: a 12h sightseeing passing through 5 must-see spots

4. Shanghai: a 12h sightseeing passing through 5 must-see spots

Away from the airport by maglev, subway, even bike, or ferry, to the waterfront, streets, temples, museums, markets, and parks. Be guided to enjoy a dynamic day, or just lay flat in one of the places. A usual itinerary: 1) Airport Terminal -> Shanghai Ship Build Exhibition -> Maglev -> Subway -> Downtown, in 40 minutes 2) Exploring the architecture along the waterfront, strolling, and using bicycle and ferry 3) Visiting 1 museum and 1 temple of the following: Shanghai Museum, Shanghai Jewish Refugee Museum, Power Station of Art, Shanghai Urban Planning Museum, Jade Temple, Yu Garden 4) Window shopping for Shanghai goodies: Textile market, Shanghai Watch, Feiyue sneakers 5) Tea and snack breaks in between Option 2: Lay flat, relax in one of the places, even on a boat on the lake, till the call of the next flight

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Shanghai Jewish Refugees Museum: Our most recommended tours and activities

Shanghai: Private Tour of The Bund with Jewish Ghetto

Shanghai: Private Tour of The Bund with Jewish Ghetto

After meeting your guide at the fixed meeting point or being picked up at the hotel, start this 4-hour private tour with the first stop - Huoshan Park. It was the cemetery for the Jewish refugees during WWII, where former Israeli PM Yitzhak Rabin parents were buried. Now you can find monuments to memorize the history and locals using it for civic purposes. then, your guide will walk you to the former JDC office. During the War, the Committee helped thousands of Jewish survive from the Nazi persecution and now the building becomes residence for locals. Passing through the back lanes where you can see the real-life of Shanghainese, you'll then reach the Jewish Refugees Museum. Here, you will see various documents, photographs, films, and personal items documenting the lives of some of the more than 30,000 Jewish residents of the Restricted Sector for Stateless Refugees, better known as the Hongkou Ghetto, during the Japanese occupation of Shanghai. Your guide will tell you the forgotten stories of Jewish migration to China. At last, you will visit the Bund where you will pay a visit to the well-known Peace hotel, the former Cathy hotel, once were the tallest and most luxurious building in the Far East. Then, stroll along the famous Bund riverside to enjoy the splendid view of the old and New Shanghai while learning the history from your knowledgeable guide for the different buildings along the Old Shanghai side. You can find the legendary Jardine Matheson Building and HSBC Building here. Your tour will conclude here.

Full Day Shanghai Jewish Refugee Museum & Heritage Bike Tour

Full Day Shanghai Jewish Refugee Museum & Heritage Bike Tour

Enhance your visit to Shanghai with a tour that illustrates the invaluable influence Jews had on shaping Shanghai's culture and economy. Jews played an important role in the city's development from the 1850s to the 1950s, and this excursion immerses you in this period of history. Delve into the Jewish heritage of Shanghai as you explore the city via bicycle with an expert guide. Explore in the open air and get active while scoping out sites such as Huoshan Park, the Jewish Refugees Museum, the Jewish Ghetto, and the former Jewish Club. After meeting up at the office located at Japanese Concession, pedal out into the city with your guide leading the way. Uncover the story of Judaism in Shanghai as you stop at a series of landmarks that offer insights into Jewish life and culture. Stop at the small but quaint Huoshan Park, home to the sole memorial plaque to Shanghai's Jewish community. Then, pay a visit to the Jewish Refugees Museum, founded on the site of the former Ohel Moshe Synagogue. Here, peruse an array of artifacts documenting the lives of the refugees who fled to the city during WWII to escape the horror of the Holocaust. To learn more about how Jewish families spent their leisure time, tour the former Jewish Club, which offered music performances among other activities. Along the way, your guide offers their insights, giving you in-depth knowledge about each site. Spend the day exploring the city from this fascinating perspective, and then conclude your tour back at the starting point with a greater appreciation for Shanghai's Jewish history.

Shanghai: Jewish Ghetto and Shanghai Bund Private Tour

Shanghai: Jewish Ghetto and Shanghai Bund Private Tour

Your local great guide will pick up at your downtown Shanghai hotel, follow your guide to Hongkong District and begin your visit at the impressive Jewish Refugees Museum (Ohel Moishe Synagogue) , check out several different sections which features life documents, photographs, films and personal items from Jewish refugees during WWII ,gain a deep understanding of the Jewish history by browsing the fine and comprehensive exhibitions. Then walk along the old alley streets ,see old JDC center ,admire the old and historic Shanghai stone framed houses once was the home of thousands of the refugees, make the stop at the old "Jewish park" and see how locals go about their lifes. Continue your tour to the Bund , here pay the visit to the famous Peace hotel, the highest achievement from the British Jewish Sassoon’s families, appreciate the beautiful art-deco architecture , walk to the riverfront, stroll along the famous Bund river side to take in the fantastic view of the old and new Shanghai while learning the history from your knowledgeable guide . Your tour will be concluded with a convenient drop off back to hotel or other downtown area as per your requests.

Shanghai: a 12h sightseeing passing through 5 must-see spots

Shanghai: a 12h sightseeing passing through 5 must-see spots

Away from the airport by maglev, subway, even bike, or ferry, to the waterfront, streets, temples, museums, markets, and parks. Be guided to enjoy a dynamic day, or just lay flat in one of the places. A usual itinerary: 1) Airport Terminal -> Shanghai Ship Build Exhibition -> Maglev -> Subway -> Downtown, in 40 minutes 2) Exploring the architecture along the waterfront, strolling, and using bicycle and ferry 3) Visiting 1 museum and 1 temple of the following: Shanghai Museum, Shanghai Jewish Refugee Museum, Power Station of Art, Shanghai Urban Planning Museum, Jade Temple, Yu Garden 4) Window shopping for Shanghai goodies: Textile market, Shanghai Watch, Feiyue sneakers 5) Tea and snack breaks in between Option 2: Lay flat, relax in one of the places, even on a boat on the lake, till the call of the next flight

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