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Shanghai Classic Tour (Private)

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This is a one day tour in Shanghai including some of Shanghai’s most visited and essential attractions. Organizers have carved out these spots for visitors which enable them to perceive, if not comprehend, the whole of Shanghai.

Highlights

  • Visit the second tallest building in China, and the third in the world.
  • Visit the Jade Buddha Temple.
  • Visit the most famous Chinese-style garden in Shanghai –Yu Garden, and the market around it.
  • Visit the Town God’s Temple.
  • Enjoy a traditional Chinese lunch.
  • Hotel pickup and drop off.

Key Sights: Shanghai World Financial Center, the Jade Buddha Temple, Yu Garden, the Town God′s Temple, and the Lubolang Restaurant

Tour Itinerary

After you have been picked up at your hotel, you will be shown one of the embodiments of China’s rapid economic development in the last few decades – the Shanghai World Financial Center. The city design seems to be strongly attached to skyscrapers. You will be visiting one of the tallest buildings in town before heading to the next spot – the Jade Buddha Temple.

Nondescript as the Jade Buddha Temple might be while compared with other big temples in China, it is an important temple for the local Shanghainese people. Built in 1918, the Jade Buddha Temple has an elaborate layout with several wing halls along the central axis. It’s an oasis for Buddhists who live in a forest of concrete.

Yu Garden is definitely a representative of Chinese-style gardens. It was built in 1559 and owned by an official as a private garden in the Ming Dynasty. As well as being a pearl among other gardens, Yu Garden was also the headquarters of the Small Swords Society uprising which took place in 1853.

“You’ve never really been to Shanghai if you don’t visit the Town God′s Temple”. This saying explains the status of the Town God’s Temple in good simplicity.  The Town God′s Temple (Cheng Huang Miao) sits near Yu Garden. It’s tasty food and snacks attract numerous visitors every day.

Lubolang Restaurant was opened in the Ming Dynasty. It was a tea house until 1978. When Queen Elizabeth II visited the restaurant in 1986, she tasted different snacks in the restaurant which she complimented.

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Inclusions

  • Entrance FeesLunchPrivate TransferPrivate Guide and Driver

Exclusions

  • Gratuities (recommended)Items of a personal nature
  • Duration:8 hours (approx.)
  • Tour Code: SHALC-55
  • Tour Type: Private Trips
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