Shanghai: Private Tour of The Bund with Jewish Ghetto

Shanghai: Private Tour of The Bund with Jewish Ghetto

From $65.03 per person

Discover stories of The Bund and Jewish Ghetto of Shanghai on a 4-hour tour with an expert guide. Take a stroll of East Asia's heart and visit sites near the former Hongkou Ghetto, home of thousands of Jewish refugees before WWII.

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Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 4 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Chinese
Pickup optional
Downtown Shanghai hotel pick-up included. If your hotel is far away from downtown, the meeting point is Westin Bund Hotel The guide will be waiting in the hotel lobby, holding a sign with your full name on it.
Wheelchair accessible

Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the famous buildings in the Bund area
  • Listen to the untold stories of Jews in WWII Shanghai
  • Explore the monuments and museums to learn about the Old Jewish life
  • Take amazing photos of New and Old Shanghai
Full description
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.
Includes
  • English-speaking guide
  • Hotel pick-up (if option is selected)
  • Huangpu River Cruise Ticket (if add-on selected)
  • Food and drinks
  • Tips (optional)
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks

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Meet in front of the main door of Ocean Hotel (远洋宾馆), 5-min walk from Exit 3 (Ground level), Tilanqiao Station of Shanghai Subway. Please arrive 15 min earlier and your guide will hold a "GetYourGuide" logo.

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Product ID: 392629