4-Hour Shanghai Old Town Tour with Cricket Fighting Culture Experience


Choose either 9:00am or 1:00pm based on your booking time and meet up your guide at your hotel or residence in Shanghai city. Head up to the famous Yu Garden (aka the City God Temple), the center of the old town life, also the archetype of China Town. Afterwards, continue your tour to the Confucian Temple, an oasis of tranquility and a shine of education in the siege of a lively residential quarter. On the road, you will have a chance to try some local snacks.  After 15-min walking filled with earthy elements, you reach the "arena" for cricket fighting in a local pet market. Through watching some games with introduction to Chinese cricket fighting sport and culture. In the end, you will learn how to manage a round of competition for these "little warriors". After your tour is finished, your guide will give you adequate instructions on how to go back to the hotel or wherever else you desire to go.

Tour info

4 hours
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Why take this tour?

This family friendly private Shanghai Old Town tour takes you to see a kaleidoscopic sequence: luxuriant old mansions, markets, old city wall, old streets, hidden alleyways, street food as well as to learn about interesting cricket fighting culture. Cricket fighting was nurtured by Tang Dynasty emperors more than 1,000 years ago, and later popularized by commoners. It is now undergoing a revival among a younger generation eager to embrace genuinely Chinese pastimes.

What’s included?

  • Professional guide

  • Snacks (street food)

  • Public transportation (from hotel to the beginning spot of the tour)

  • Hotel pickup

  • Snacks

  • Lunch

  • Gratuities

  • Hotel drop-off

Things to know

Before you book

  • Duration: 4h

  • Mobile tickets accepted

  • Instant confirmation

Cancellation Policy

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

Operated by:

Shanghai Tour Facilitator - Harris Private Tour

About operator:

See modern China in place no other than Shanghai. Knowing the city from various sides, I am committed to making your tour experience exceed expectation.Aside from regular tours that cover all the popular tourist's spots, I am specially focused on bringing you culture&lifestyle-oriented perspectives by organizing featured activities, which involve you in a close touch with local residents. Programs include practising Taichi, learning cooking, learning calligraphy, watching attired opera, viewing tea ceremony, playing Longtang games, all at your requests.Explore Shanghai, Experience China!

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