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To Be a Shanghainese: Longtang, Local Dinner and Free Market (Private)

  • Duration:7 hours (approx.)
  • Tour Code: SHALC-32
  • Tour Type: Private Trips
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You are about to experience the authentic Shanghainese lifestyle by touring in traditional Shanghai alleyways, the longtang, which will provide you with on-site observations and a participation in the local culture. You will be able to visit the local residents, speak with them and learn some Shanghai dialect. Dining with a local family is also an important part of “being local”. So be prepared to join the locals in their meals. After lunch, you will pay a visit to a local market.


  • Visit the traditional Shanghai longtang, the residential alleyways.
  • Enjoy a meal of local flavors with the local people.
  • Visit the local free market.

Key Sights: Shanghai traditional longtang, a local dinner, and a free market

Tour Itinerary

This is an opportunity to experience the real life of the Shanghainese people, to be part of their daily life and to do what they do. Your guide will pick you up at your hotel and transfer you to the longtang. The longtang is a true reflection of people’s traditional living conditions in Shanghai. As modern property is devouring the land of these vanishing dwellings, it is worthwhile to see them before they disappear.

You will be visiting a local residence for a chat with the owners and learn some easy Shanghai language if you wish. Grannies in the longtang will be really talkative, if you can understand them.

It will be arranged for you to have your lunch there. After lunch, you can pay a visit to a local market to see the interesting products available there. You will be transferred to your hotel after the tour.

Tour Price

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  • Entrance FeesLunch Private TransferPrivate Guide and Driver


  • Gratuities (recommended)Items of a personal nature