Enhance your trip to China by taking a tour illustrating the remarkable history of Jews in Shanghai. This one-day private Shanghai Jewish tour takes you on a historical trail through Shanghai's Jewish history.
What to Expect
Jews played a significant role in Shanghai's development from 1949 onwards. Many wealthy and successful entrepreneurs lived in the city and ran thriving businesses. For this Shanghai Jewish Culture Day Tour, you will visit Huoshan Park, the Former French Concession, the Jewish Refugees Museum, and the Urban Development History Museum.
The local guide will pick you up from your hotel at 09:00. You may walk or take a taxi to start the tour based on your hotel location. The local insider will accompany you to visit the Huoshan Park, which holds the only memorial statue to Shanghai's Jewish community. Then explore the Tilanqiao Jewish Isolation Region and walk around the former French Concession.
Lunch is on your own and the local guide will be happy to recommend restaurants. In the afternoon, visit the Jewish Refugees Museum. Housed in the former Ohel Moshe Synagogue where the Jewish refugees gathered for religious activities, the museum holds many scrolls and other cultural relics.
Then visit Shanghai Urban Development History Museum, which displays urban development in Shanghai from its earliest years to its transformation to one of the world’s most important financial centers. Finally the guide will escort you back to your hotel.
- Local English-speaking guide
- Bottled water
- Entrance fees
- Hotel pick-up service
- Hotel drop off service
What's Not Included
Know Before You Go
• Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
• Operates in all weather conditions, please dress properly