3.5-Hour Private Shanghai Old Town Walking Tour


Uncover the charms of Shanghai on this 3.5-hour adventure to some of its most stunning highlights. Learn about the city's history, architecture, and culture as you are guided through historical neighborhoods, legendary mansions, and the famous old garden. Your private tour guide will be meeting you at the concierge in the lobby on the first floor of Renaissance Yu Garden Hotel. This walk travel will bring you back to 400 years ago and you will witness the great changes and the developments of recent 30 years in Shanghai. You will experience the city life change of Shanghai by walking through the old city alleys to the new old modern residential and commercial districts. During the walk, you will visit Yu Yuan Garden, Old City Street, Shikumen, Old City Wall, Flower Market, New Shanghai Townhouse Alley. Your destination is Xin Tian Di, a bustling pedestrian street filled with shopping, eating, and entertainment. It is a fashionable pedestrian street composed of Shikumen and modern architecture. It retains the antique walls, tiles, and exterior of the Shikumen housing of old Shanghai. However, its interior embodies  a totally different world of international galleries, bars and cafes, boutiques and theme restaurants. You may leave the tour in Xin Tian Di to enjoy the popular region or go back with your private tour guide.

Tour info

3 hours 30 minutes
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Why take this tour?

Experience the city life change of Shanghai by walking through the old city alleys to the new old modern residential and commercial districts

What’s included?

  • Private English Speaking Guide

  • Meeting Point: Renaissance Yu Garden Hotel Lobby

  • Optional Gratuities

  • Meals and Drinks

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Before you book

  • Duration: 3h 30m

  • Mobile tickets accepted

  • Instant confirmation

Covid Policy

  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas

Cancellation Policy

    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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About operator:

In 2010, DTI became a proud member of Gray Line family. Main office located in Shanghai, with many veteran staff including high-quality managers, experienced operation members and multilingual expertise guides. Over 8 Daily Departures of Seat-in-coach Tours in Shanghai and it’s vicinity, Various Customized & Personalized Private Tours, Airport Transfers, 24*7 call center, guests happily choose their purchases from our sightseeing depot. Every day, many tourists are onboard Gray Line coaches and limos, escorted by consistently uniformed guides and drives, exploring culture and scenes of China.

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