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  3. The Bund, Shanghai

Shanghai: 2-hour Guided Walking Tour of the Bund

Product ID: 246592
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Discover one of Shanghai's most famous tourist attractions, the Bund area, on this 2-hour guided walking tour. Explore historic neighborhoods, modern skyscrapers, and labyrinthine alleys, and find magnificent art-deco decorations hidden inside buildings.
About this activity
Duration: 2 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Audio guide/headphones
English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore and admire the architecture along the Bund with a local guide
  • Immerse yourself in the contrast between historic neighborhoods and ultra-modern skyscrapers
  • Marvel at the unforgettable panoramic views of the urban skylines in Lujiazui
  • Wind your way through the labyrinth of back alleys along the Bund
  • Learn about the area's development, as well as Shanghai's as a whole, with your English-speaking guide
Full description
Explore the Bund, a mile-long stretch (1.6 kilometers) of waterfront promenade along the Huangpu river, in a small group walking tour. Learn more about the history of an area known as “the museum of buildings,” as well as Shanghai's development in general, with your English-speaking guide.

Gather at the lobby of the Fairmont Peace Hotel, then follow your local guide on a tour of the various architectural styles on the Bund. Discover the adventurous life of Sir Victor Sassoon, a Jewish businessman who invested millions in the Bund area and built many of the buildings that you will see on the tour.

Hear stories of wider Jewish immigration waves into Shanghai on your included headset. Cross the Waibaidu Bridge (Golden Bridge) to appreciate the view of the rustic building clusters on the Bund. Next, stroll around the backstreets and lanes behind the Bund to discover the beauty of the city skyscrapers, historical buildings, and modern commercial space.

Finally, take a leisurely walk along the Bund promenade to find out more about the ongoing development and history of Shanghai. Marvel at the stunning views of the urban skyline in Lujiazui, before concluding your tour at the Waitan Observatory. This tour takes place twice a day in the morning and afternoon.
Includes
  • Professional English-speaking tour guide
  • Headset rental
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Meeting point varies depending on option booked.

Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Oversize luggage
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Alcohol and drugs
Know before you go
• This tour is not recommended for people with limited mobility
• Please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes before the activity starts
Customer reviews
Overall rating
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Review summary
Service
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Organization
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Value for money
5.0/5
Safety
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Young Journey

Product ID: 246592