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Historic Hongkou--Japanese settlement before 1941

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Pass By: Shanghai Hongkou Football Stadium, No.444 Dongjiangwan Road, Hongkou District, Shanghai 200083 China

  You will be met by guide in your centrally located hotel, then take you to Hongkou Park area.    

       Nowadays the most interesting spot there is Hongkou Park, where local Chinese people spend their leisure time practice Taichi boxing, playing chess, ballroom dancing. Much local life business is also going on in the park, such as marriage match, retiree friendly bus tour, senior citizen apartment renting etc. Led by  guide, you will understand Shanghai people’s life from all deferent aspects.

     Our guide will first take you to local restaurant by park, to have a taste of typical Shanghai style breakfast. Afterwards, go into Hongkou park to enjoy local people’s morning exercise, from western style ballroom dancing, music instrument playing to Chinese style Taichi boxing, fan dancing etc. Also explore local people’s life. Help with our guide you could have fun interact with them.

       Then you will proceed to Luxun’s memorial museum, and to Sweet and Love Street, the most romantic Street and No 1 date venue in Shanhgai. Wonder in half century long former Japanese section from end of 19th century to 1941, our guide will show you many hidden gems in this neighborhood, including celebrities’ former residences, love themed contemporary street art-- very few Graffiti you will find in town, Christian church in Chinese temple style etc.

       Tour finishes at Hongkou area. You could either explore more of the city or our guide will show you the best way back by public transportation or help you get a cab back to your hotel.
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Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up at your hotel. Just let us know which one!
Departure Time
8:00 AM
Return Details
Tour finish at Hongkou area. Our guide will help you find your way back to your hotel
  • Historian tour guide
  • Centrually located hotel pick up
  • 4 different type of Shanghai local breakfast snacks
  • Breakfast
  • transportation
  • Hotel drop off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • comfortable walking shoes
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed February 20, 2019

This past December my family and I went to Shanghai. We were there supporting our son’s significant other who was working, traveling and performing in China. Her family was there as well and so Lily had the task of connecting us to guides available over...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jeanne N
typhoonlily, Owner at UtravelShanghai, responded to this reviewResponded February 20, 2019

It is our great honor to host your family in Shanghai, and archived multi tasks! Thank you for making a wonderful memory, too!

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