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Walking Through the Hidden Door of Shanghai Old Town

Shanghai, China


180 to 210 minutesMobile & paper tickets accepted

This private 3-hour walking tour is designed for city walkers who are fond of off-the-beaten track routes. Your professional tour guide will lead you through deep alleys of old city neighborhood area, find you ancient carvings hidden behind hanging laundries, learn you the most original history and culture of Shanghai. The area you visit during the tour could be the oldest part of Shanghai, offering glimpse of ancient Chinese buildings that have survived through turbulent times and most likely will no longer exist within the next decade. If you are a history lover or want to know more about the old Shanghai memory, don't miss out this opportunity while you are in town.

What's Included

  • Hotel pickup
  • Excellent English-speaking guide
  • Private transportation
  • Entrance tickets
  • Entry/Admission - Shanghai Confucian Temple
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel drop-off

What To Expect

Shanghai is not just about colonial architectures. There are some rarely areas of old city behind the modern skyscrapers. This interesting walking tour will take you to visit the non-tourist sites where you might run into a street that full of "shanghai style pajamas" and an exiting Majiang game. The highlight of tour includes visits to one of the oldest private local houses and following places:
• The historical Fire Tower in old city, built in 1910.
• The Qiao Jia Street that used to be

The Location

Where To Go

Traveler pickup is offered


Shanghai, China


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Written Reviews (10)

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I opted to do this...

James W | Jan 2020

I opted to do this tour because the typical Shanghai day tours didn't really appeal to me. Kelly was terrific, great local knowledge, flawless English and very patient and generous with her time. Wondering through the tiny alleyways of the old town,

Fei Fei was a great...

janbrown125 | Oct 2019

Fei Fei was a great guide who showed us a few different areas of Shanghai not usually visited by tourists. She was passionate and had a lot of enthusiasm. The tour was great and more so because of a great guide.

Ms. Penny was knowledgeable in...

Salma T

Ms. Penny was knowledgeable in her history knowledge of old Shanghai and the political eras that Shanghai went through. There were 2 bonuses 1.Visiting a historic home in old Shanghai and meeting Mrs Gao 2. Visiting the Jade Budha Temple- the

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Please wear comfortable shoes
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


Walking Through the Hidden Door of Shanghai Old Town

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