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“dvir bar gal”(30 reviews)
“his knowledge”(12 reviews)
Shanghai's Jewish legacy and experience. A half day eye-opening tour of an extraordinary story guided since 2002 by Israeli Journalist Dvir Bar-Gal. From the media: "Bar-Gal, rich with knowledge and full of humor, takes his visitors along on a...more
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Shang-Mira Garden Villa #1, 89 South Shui Cheng Lu, Shanghai, China
Gubei / Hongqiao / Minhang
+86 130 0214 6702
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All reviews dvir bar gal his knowledge fascinating tour non jews exceptional tour highlight of our trip highly recommend this tour during world war ii four hours hour tour peace hotel an absolute marriage market great guide refugees tombstones stories
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Such a GREAT tour!!! We learned things that we never knew and Dvir is the perfect guide; he is a walking history book!!! He knows everything on the topic and shares his knowledge in a way that is informative, interesting, and engaging. Put this tour...More

Thank 41WorldTraveler000
Reviewed 1 week ago

Dvir is an exceptional tour guide. We learned so much about the history of Shanghai in general, and then how the Jews of Shanghai fit in. I highly recommend this tour.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I took a tour of Jewish Shanghai with Dvir Bar-Gal, unsure of what to expect. Fortunately for us, we had a chance to experience a tour with one of the most knowledgeable individuals on Jewish life in Shanghai, whose passion and love...More

Thank Jason S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We cannot say enough good thing about this tour. Dvir truly is an expert and a scholar. Additionally, he truly cares to share his knowledge in a very meaningful and engaging way. I had mentioned to him that my stepmother had lived in the ghetto...More

Thank Sandy S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This tour takes you through the three phases of Jewish immigration to Shanghai. You start on the Bund, and then move into the Jewish Ghetto, once known as Little Vienna. Our guide from Israel knew his stuff - he has been rescuing gravestones from the...More

Thank ChrisGrayFaust
Reviewed August 2, 2018

My husband and I usually travel independently but there are times when an outstanding guide can show you places you otherwise wouldn't see and, if you're lucky, that guide can also bring history to life. Dvir is that guide and his tour is not to...More

1  Thank Onemoredog
Reviewed June 24, 2018

Toured Beijing, Xian, and Shanghai with my family. We concluded the trip in Shanghai, including a wonderful tour by Dvir of the old Jewish quarter. As my father had grown up a refugee in the quarter I had heard a lot about the area. Dvir...More

1  Thank Sasha P
Reviewed June 7, 2018 via mobile

Dvir was amazing - his journey alone is worth joining the tour - trying to preserve the Jewish story/plight and uncovering the graves of the immigrants - wow. The tour itself, with its historical perspective, gives you an in-depth understanding of the Jewish plight in...More

Thank hbnem
Reviewed June 5, 2018

Dvir provides a very detailed history of Jews in Shanghai. His delivery of the information had the group hanging on to every word. Not only is he knowledgeable, but he provided stories of individuals that brought the history to life. You don't need to be...More

1  Thank Sunny51
Reviewed May 29, 2018

People from many countries and from various backgrounds have found their way to Shanghai where they have settled for a lifetime or until they were in a position to move on. Such is the history of the small populations of Jews who have made Shanghai...More

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Gubei / Hongqiao / Minhang
West of Shanghai’s better-known business, cultural and
entertainment centers, lies an expansive area of
residential neighborhoods peppered with lifestyle
pockets that have their own unique attractions. The
schools have formed pockets of international
communities throughout Gubei, Hongqiao and Minhang.
Quite a few entertainment and shopping centers have
built up over the years to cater to these communities.
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August 31, 2018|
Response from Dvir B | Property representative |
Sure best email me directly , Dvir
February 18, 2018|
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Response from Sheryl H |
Hi do you know what Dvir ful email address is I need to confirm for Oct.