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Shanghai Old City (Nanshi) Tours and Activities

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Nanshi is the collection of narrow streets and alleys once enclosed within the walls of old Shanghai. During the city’s period of foreign concessions, it was the main Chinese district, rarely entered by foreigners. Today, the neighborhood captures the essence of old China, complete with several temples, food vendors, and a crowded bazaar.

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3 hours bike trip experience Shanghai morning and local breakfast

3 hours bike trip experience Shanghai morning and local breakfast

This is a morning tour combined the folk culture, history,daily life and neighbour experience together. Jump in the fascinating depths of a local culture and its people. Avoid the crowed tourist group. But don’t you just look quietly! Taste,experience, touch,speak... At the begin of this tour, we will enjoy the picturesque scenery from both side of Huangpu river under the sunrise. Except take some nice photo as the regular tourist , background story share will as one of the necessary part of this trip. The old neighour located Nanshi is a best place experience the authentic Shanghai life, taste local food and take daily life picture before it disappear by the rapidly modern urbanization Imitate the local people do some morning exercise and share the history of Shanghai at ancient city park will as the end of this trip. As a optional program (extra cost), acrobatic show in the evening is one of the most fantastic choice as evening activity.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$40.80
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US$40.80

2-Day Shanghai Highlight Tour Combo Package

2-Day Shanghai Highlight Tour Combo Package

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The perfect mix between independent and all-inclusive, this two-day Shanghai sightseeing tour leaves you free to make hotel bookings on your own. Enjoy front-door VIP pick-up each day as you embark on a whirlwind tour of the cutting-edge city, covering highlights like the Bund and Yuyuan Garden. Savory, Chinese lunches and entrance fees are all included, so you can focus on taking in the sights.
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  • 2 days
  • Taking safety measures
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US$335.00
Price varies by group size
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US$335.00
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4-Hour Shanghai Private Flexible Highlight Tour with Lunch or Dinner Option

4-Hour Shanghai Private Flexible Highlight Tour with Lunch or Dinner Option

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During this fully customizable, private Shanghai tour, you get to call the shots. Enjoy a tailor-made itinerary—designed with your unique interests in mind—and choose between lunch and dinner options. Return travelers who have already ticked off the main sights can opt for lesser-known locations, like Jade Buddha Temple, Tianzifang Creative Park, or the Shanghai Propaganda Art Poster Center.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$122.67
Price varies by group size
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US$122.67
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Walking Through the Hidden Door of Shanghai Old Town

Walking Through the Hidden Door of Shanghai Old Town

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From ancient carvings located behind laundries to the 300-year-old Secluded Library (not open to the public), learn what lies behind the modern glamour of one of China’s largest and most cosmopolitan cities on this private walking tour of Old Shanghai. With just your group and private guide, head to a number of off-the-beaten-track attractions and quirky historical sites that create a fuller understanding of Shanghai’s history and contemporary culture alike.
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  • 3 hours to 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$99.00
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US$99.00
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Shanghai Old Time Ride (3 Hours)

Shanghai Old Time Ride (3 Hours)

Explore Shanghai Old Town and Former French Concession catching a glimpse of the historical Shanghai. See the new and old Shanghai travelling by convertible jeep!
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$511.29
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US$511.29
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Private Customized Airport Layover Tour of Shanghai City Highlights

Private Customized Airport Layover Tour of Shanghai City Highlights

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Turn your long layover in Shanghai into a full tour of the city with this private 8-hour tour, which includes round-trip transportation from the airport. Visit top attractions like Yu Garden, Nanjing Road, and more alongside a guide with extensive knowledge about Shanghai; or, work with your guide to create a customized itinerary that suits your interests.
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  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$163.20
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US$163.20
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Shanghai Chic Ride Tour (2 Hours)

Shanghai Chic Ride Tour (2 Hours)

Indulge yourself with this 2 hour evening tour of Shanghai! Roam Shanghai in a convertible jeep and explore downtown Shanghai!
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$428.42
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US$428.42
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Shanghai All-you-need-to-see 1 Day Private Tour

Shanghai All-you-need-to-see 1 Day Private Tour

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You don't have much time on your hand, but still want to see all the most popular highlights in Shanghai, then this is your tour. Your private guide will show you everything you need to see and tell you the stories and histories about this dynamic city and its people. You also can modify this itinerary to match your interest and preference. If you want to travel comfortably with professional guide and make best use of your precious time ,then join us and explore this exciting city ! Tour available in English, Spanish, French, German, Italian and Russian
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$189.00
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US$189.00
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Private Shanghai Foodie Adventures with Rooftop Bar Hopping

Private Shanghai Foodie Adventures with Rooftop Bar Hopping

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Shanghai visitors that want to experience the local cuisine face a challenge—with such a big city, it's tough to know where to go, and what to taste. Let your personal guide show you to some of the best food in Shanghai on this private evening foodie tour. Discover off the beaten path eateries, taste everything from dumplings to braised pork, and enjoy regional cuisine like Szechuan and Hunan dishes. End your excursion with drinks at a rooftop bar, included in the price.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$186.67
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US$186.67
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Customizable Shanghai Shore Excursion of City Highlights with Airport Drop-off

Customizable Shanghai Shore Excursion of City Highlights with Airport Drop-off

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This delightful private shore excursion of Shanghai city offers flexible itinerary, and you can choose to visit the top city attractions such as the famous Bund, Yu Garden, French Concession, Old Town, Jade Buddha Temple, Shanghai Tower or the off-the-beaten-track places based on your personal interests. To learn about the transformation of this fascinating city within 700 years, witness Shanghai's old and new, and of course taste authentic local food. Your pick up point can be either at Wusongkou Port or Shanghai International Port, and the drop-off point can be either at Pudong airport (PVG) or Hongqiao airport (SHA). Tasty local lunch, Yu Garden entrance fee, private guide and transfer service are all inclusive.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$209.96
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US$209.96
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Private Shanghai Shopping and City Highlight Sightseeing Combo Tour with Lunch

Private Shanghai Shopping and City Highlight Sightseeing Combo Tour with Lunch

Save time and money with this private Shanghai tour that combines sightseeing with shopping. Your guide will take you on a route through the city that includes both top sights and popular shopping destinations, including Nanjing Road East Pedestrian Street and Tianzifang in the French Concession. Includes lunch.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$138.00
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US$138.00
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4 or 6 Hours Private Customized Shanghai City Night Tour (or Layover)

4 or 6 Hours Private Customized Shanghai City Night Tour (or Layover)

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Shanghai truly is the city that never sleeps—and it changes so fast that even if you’ve visited before it can be hard to keep track. Get on top of this buzzing metropolis on a door-to-door night tour with a private guide and driver. Feel free to customize the tour to suit your interests, or follow a classic route: Old Town, a night food street, Nanjing Lu, and the Bund.
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  • 4 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$120.00
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US$120.00
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Private Shanghai Layover Tour to Zhaojialou Water Town with City Highlights

Private Shanghai Layover Tour to Zhaojialou Water Town with City Highlights

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Utilize your limited layover time in Shanghai to tick off some of the top attractions based on your personal interests, such as The Bund, French Concession, Xintiandi, Yu Garden Old Street, city skyscraper etc. In addition, visit the five-century old ancient water town Zhaojialuo (Zhao Jia Tower), located in Minghai District. One way or round-trip airport transfer option is available to choose based on your own needs.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$171.50
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US$171.50
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2-Hour Shanghai Yu Garden and Old Town Private Walking Tour

2-Hour Shanghai Yu Garden and Old Town Private Walking Tour

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Explore one of Shanghai’s most evocative neighborhoods when you book a private walking tour of the Old City. Pick between morning and afternoon tour times, and meet your guide directly at your centrally located hotel. Once in the Old City, visit the classical Yuyuan Garden, admire the area’s Qing Dynasty–era architecture, stroll through a bustling bazaar, and otherwise follow in locals’ footsteps as you discover the historical area’s highlights.
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  • 2 hours to 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$69.00
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US$69.00
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Mini Group Shanghai Day Tour to Zhujiajiao Water Town, Yu Garden, Bazaar, Bund

Mini Group Shanghai Day Tour to Zhujiajiao Water Town, Yu Garden, Bazaar, Bund

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Explore dynamic Shanghai and charming Zhujiajiao Water Town on this private full-day tour that includes Yu Gardens and Bazaar, and the Bund. Swap the bustle of the city for the calm and quiet of Zhujiajiao Water Town as you discover this ancient village. In the afternoon enjoy the splendid Yu Gardens, browse the goods at the traditionally styled Yu Bazaar and check out the colonial architecture on the Bund. Your knowledgeable guide shares stories throughout the day for a comprehensive look at Shanghai.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$159.00
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US$159.00
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Half-Day Shanghai Old Town Market Private Walking Tour

Half-Day Shanghai Old Town Market Private Walking Tour

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To experience the authentic Shanghai, it pays to have a local guide. On this private walking tour, discover a less-visible side of the city as you explore local markets, hidden alleyways, and secret food streets. Visit a bird and flower market, an antique market, a wholesale retail market, and a fabric market, and soak up the spirit of Shanghai Old Town.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$65.00
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US$65.00
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Private Classic China Tour: Shanghai, Xian and Beijing 7Days/6Nights

Private Classic China Tour: Shanghai, Xian and Beijing 7Days/6Nights

Explore Shanghai, Xian, and Beijing in 7 days with local guide, and it is ideal for those who would like to travel to China for a quick visit. Attractions you will visit include Great Wall Mutianyu, Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Terra Cotta Warriors, Muslim Quarter, and the Bund etc.
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  • 7 days
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US$1,790.94
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US$1,790.94
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Private Customized Shanghai Shore Excursion Tour of City Highlights with Lunch

Private Customized Shanghai Shore Excursion Tour of City Highlights with Lunch

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When your cruise ship docks at Shanghai, explore the city as you wish on a full-day private shore excursion. Customize your itinerary around your personal interests, and visit attractions such as The Bund and People’s Square. Perhaps discover the colonial-era French Concession, visit Shanghai Museum (own expense), or shop for souvenirs at the Old Town bazaar — the choice is yours. Your tour includes private air-conditioned transport and port pickup, plus port or hotel drop-off.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$183.00
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US$183.00
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Shanghai Airport Layover Tour with Maglev Train

Shanghai Airport Layover Tour with Maglev Train

Make the most of even a short layover in Shanghai with the 268-mph (371-kmh) Maglev train. Ensure a seamless introduction to the city by booking your personal translator/guide to meet you at the airport and show you around by your choice of taxi or public transport. Expect to visit Yuyuan Garden, Shanghai Old Town, The Bund, and the Old French Concession: Entry and transportation are at your own expense.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$233.34
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US$233.34
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4-Hour Amazing Team Building in Shanghai Old Town

4-Hour Amazing Team Building in Shanghai Old Town

The most fun and unique event experiences for corporate team building in Shanghai! You will have a very exciting team challenge with making the best Shanghai "Xiaolongbao" dumpling and discovering the secret sites in the oldest area of Shanghai. Your knowledgeable local guide will explain you all the history and stories behind those hidden sites. The experience can be upgraded to include Vintage Jeep ride. Here is your one-stop team building solution. You will get the most creative team building activities according to your requirements, group size and objectives.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$177.12
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US$177.12
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Flexible Airport Layover Tour of Shanghai City Highlights with Spa Option

Flexible Airport Layover Tour of Shanghai City Highlights with Spa Option

If you are transit in Shanghai and want to make use of this short stay, this flexible airport layover tour will be the best way to discover Shanghai and learn the local culture, history ,life and sites .You will be greeted by your private driver at the airport and your wonderful day tour begins.The tour covers the top Shanghai city highlights such as Yu Garden, Old Town, The Bund, Nanjing Road, French concession at Xintiandi, Tianzifang, Jade Buddha temple, Sky scrapers in Lujiazui Financial area etc. Except seeing the wonderful city attractions, you could also upgrade your tour with the relaxing Spa experience.
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  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$158.00
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US$158.00
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Private Shanghai City Highlight and Hidden Gems with Culinary Experience

Private Shanghai City Highlight and Hidden Gems with Culinary Experience

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Get a comprehensive overview of Shanghai on a private full-day tour. See the city’s main highlights like The Bund, Yu Gardens, the Old City Walls and much more as you listen to engaging commentary about Shanghai’s history and culture from your guide. Enjoy the flexibility to customize your day to your interests and the convenience of round-trip transportation from your Shanghai hotel.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$126.94
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US$126.94
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4-Hour Shanghai City Private Flexible Tour plus Acrobatic Show and Dinner

4-Hour Shanghai City Private Flexible Tour plus Acrobatic Show and Dinner

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Maximize your experience of Shanghai visit regardless of the time constraints on a fully customized 4-hour private city tour, visit the city’s best attractions with your local guide expert from the ancient elegant Yu garden to historical Bund; from charming and fashion French concession to exquisite Jade Buddha Temple or grand modern skyscrapers etc. Except the wonderful city tour, you will also enjoy a delightful dinner and an amazing acrobatic show at night. Flexible morning and afternoon departure catering your own schedule.
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  • 6 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$200.00
Price varies by group size
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US$200.00
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Private Half-Day Tour: Amazing Highlights of Old Shanghai

Private Half-Day Tour: Amazing Highlights of Old Shanghai

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Burst through the language barrier and discover historic Shanghai on a private half-day door-to-door tour that adapts to suit your timings. If you start your tour before 2pm, experience the classical Yuyuan Garden, Old Shanghai, and the Confucius Temple; if you start later, enjoy the Bund followed by a Huangpu River cruise. Whichever option works for you, savor a tea ceremony and soup dumpling feast along the way.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$89.00
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US$89.00
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Shanghai Old City (Nanshi) costs USD 5.34. Guided Shanghai Old City (Nanshi) tours start around USD 5.34 per person. See all 108 Shanghai Old City (Nanshi) tickets and tours on Viator.
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