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Don’t Miss These Must-Do Activities in Shanghai

Don’t Miss These Must-Do Activities in Shanghai

As one of the largest and most vibrant cities in China, there’s plenty to see and do in Shanghai. As well as being a modern metropolis, Shanghai offers plenty in terms of history, art, and culture. From classical gardens, ancient temples, and towering skyscrapers to artsy enclaves, tree-lined avenues, and art deco buildings, there’s something for everyone here. While it would be impossible to see and experience all that the city has to offer in one trip, there are certain things that you just can’t miss. To make the most of your trip, see below for our list of must-do activities in Shanghai.

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Zhujiajiao Water Town and Shanghai City Private Day Tour

Zhujiajiao Water Town and Shanghai City Private Day Tour

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Save time without compromising on experience on this door-to-door private guided tour that covers Zhujiajiao Ancient Town and key Shanghai highlights. First, explore the ancient water town of Zhujiajiao by boat and foot, and savor a local lunch. Then, spend the afternoon discovering Shanghai: the 16th-century Yu Garden, the Bund, and the Shanghai Tower. Upgrade to include a Shanghai dinner.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$208.00
Price varies by group size
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$208.00
Price varies by group size
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Suzhou and Zhouzhuang Water Village Day Trip from Shanghai

Suzhou and Zhouzhuang Water Village Day Trip from Shanghai

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Appreciate China’s provincial delights during a full-day tour of two charming traditional towns from Shanghai. Escape the metropolitan mayhem of the city and see how daily life has remained unchanged in these quaint and ancient enclaves. With an accomplished guide, stroll amid the botanical beauty of Suzhou’s gorgeous gardens; cruise along the waterways of Zhozhuang on a Chinese-style gondola; and appease your appetite with a delicious Chinese lunch in a rustic restaurant. Enjoy convenient round-trip transportation from your Shanghai hotel.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$135.00
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$135.00
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Private Full-Day Tour: Shanghai Old and New Highlights

Private Full-Day Tour: Shanghai Old and New Highlights

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Discover old and modern Shanghai as you wish on a full-day private tour. With a personal guide, explore attractions like The Bund, Ming-Dynasty Yu Garden, Jade Buddha Temple, and visit the observation deck of one of Shanghai’s highest skyscrapers. Customize your itinerary to suit you and opt to explore by private vehicle with lunch and select entrance fees included, or by private vehicle or public transit with lunch and entrance fees at own expense.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$121.50
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$121.50
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Tour of Jewish Shanghai led by a Jewish History Expert

Tour of Jewish Shanghai led by a Jewish History Expert

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Discover the Jewish history of Shanghai on a half-day tour with an expert guide. Hear about Jewish immigration to Shanghai and visit important sites around the Hongkou district, also known as Shanghai Ghetto, where thousands of Jewish refugees lived during World War II. Stop at the memorial plaque in Huoshan Park and the Jewish Refugees Museum—formerly Ohel Moishe Synagogue. Your guide shares fascinating stories about the people whose lives intersected in Shanghai, including a Baghdadi–Jewish real estate developer, Chinese migrant workers, and Jewish refugees from war-torn Europe.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$82.67
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$82.67

Best of Shanghai Day Tour, including Jade Buddha Temple & Bund & Yuyuan Garden

Best of Shanghai Day Tour, including Jade Buddha Temple & Bund & Yuyuan Garden

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Enhance your sightseeing experience of Shanghai on an enriching full-day excursion around the city. See all of the city’s spectacular sights with a knowledgeable guide as you tour a selection of historical highlights; absorb the sacred majesty of the Jade Buddha Temple; immerse yourself in the city’s rich heritage at the Shanghai Museum; and stroll amid the botanical beauty of the Yuyuan Garden. Walk along the Bund and the former French Concession and enjoy a traditional Chinese lunch.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$79.00
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$79.00
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Authentic Local Food Tour in Central Shanghai

Authentic Local Food Tour in Central Shanghai

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Satisfy your taste for traditional Chinese food during this culinary tour in Shanghai. Make your way down the famous Yunnan Road, stopping at several restaurants that are local favorites. Try typical Shanghainese dishes such as scallion oil noodles, steamed buns, parched chicken, and soup dumplings with black vinegar. Learn about the history and culture of the quickly changing city through your guide's informed commentary. All tastings are included and add up to more than enough for a full meal. Tours are available from morning to late-night to experience the best of Shanghai's culture.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$67.00
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$67.00
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Flexible Hangzhou Private Tour from Shanghai by Bullet Train

Flexible Hangzhou Private Tour from Shanghai by Bullet Train

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You can choose the attractions you visit and the places you see on this private full-day tour of Hangzhou. Work with your guide to customize your itinerary, and see famous spots, such as Meijiawu Tea Village, Leifeng Pagoda, Yuewang Temple, Liuhe Pagoda, and Longjing Village. Go on a boat ride on West Lake, see Chinese monks at Lingyin Temple, or even taste snakes on Hefang Street. This tour includes round-trip bullet-train tickets.
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  • 10 to 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$276.00
Price varies by group size
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$276.00
Price varies by group size
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Shanghai Night River Cruise Tour with Xinjiang Style Dining Experience

Shanghai Night River Cruise Tour with Xinjiang Style Dining Experience

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Get the most out of your Shanghai trip by experiencing the combination of a Huangpu River cruise and a Xinjiang food experience. Take the stress out of navigating the metro, and instead travel in a private, air-conditioned vehicle. See multiple famous Shanghai landmarks from your river cruise such as Oriental Pearl TV Tower and World Financial Center, and have a guide to translate the menu during your Xinjiang feast.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$138.00
Price varies by group size
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$138.00
Price varies by group size
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Private Walking Tour in the Former French Concession

Private Walking Tour in the Former French Concession

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Stroll through the Shangai's trendy French Concession neighborhood with a private guide on this walking tour. Follow your guide's lead to unearth hidden courtyards, Art Deco buildings, and typical Shanghai street scenes. Highlights include the Lanxin Theater, the Cathay Mansion, the former residence of Dr. Sun-Yat Sen, Fuxing Park, and others. Choice of departure times to fit your schedule.
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  • 3 hours to 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$95.00
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$95.00
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Private Shanghai Shopping Tour with Local Shopping Guru

Private Shanghai Shopping Tour with Local Shopping Guru

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Explore Shanghai’s top markets, stores, and malls on a private 4-hour shopping tour. With an expert guide, visit hotspots like the South Bund Fabric Market and old shopping streets to snap up bargains, get garments tailored, and browse designer knock-offs, souvenirs, antiques, and electronics, all while soaking up local culture. Choose markets and areas that interest you thanks to the customizable itinerary, and clinch the best bargains with haggling tips from your guide.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$80.00
Price varies by group size
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$80.00
Price varies by group size
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Private 2-Hour Shanghai Lanes and Alleyways Walking Tour

Private 2-Hour Shanghai Lanes and Alleyways Walking Tour

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Gain a deeper insight into local Shanghai life on a 2-hour tour with an expert guide who shows you the city’s hidden alleyways and older districts known as 'nontangs.' Learn about the distinctive design and architecture in the nontangs; meet some long-time residents who invite you into their homes; then explore a local food market and sample some tasty street food (own expense). This is a private tour just for you and your party.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$123.08
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$123.08
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Shanghai Circus World: ERA Intersection of Time Acrobatics Show

Shanghai Circus World: ERA Intersection of Time Acrobatics Show

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During your Shanghai sojourn, immerse yourself in the cultural extravagance of an 'ERA Intersection of Time' show at Shanghai Circus World. See a captivating combination of Chinese history, mesmerizing martial arts and incredible special effects throughout the unique spectacle. Watch China evolve from humble beginnings to the global superpower it is today, and enjoy entertaining live music and elaborate costumes as you experience the family-friendly show.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$48.00
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$48.00
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