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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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Reviewed 1 week ago

Although the tour focuses on Jewish history, it's also more broadly a history of the city. Well worth the time and money.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Bonnie S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was a treat having Dvir guide me through the Jewish history of Shanghai. Although it is a complex story, his ability to explain the timeline and events, brought to life a rich and remarkable culture. It is not possible to gain even a fraction...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank lydias
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was fortunate enough to be in a tour group led by Dvir Bar-Gal who took us through the history of Jews in shanghai. This is my email to him; Thank you so much for your very informative tour on Friday. I found it fascinating....More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank hmeyer1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked the day prior, which was not a good idea (almost didn't get a chance to be a part of something really spacial). Arriving late meant we played catch up for the next few minutes, (we missed out)! This tour is a must, an...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed November 3, 2018

This was a most enjoyable morning and early afternoon with Dvir! He is truly an expert of the Jewish history of Shanghai and we learned much more than we ever knew about the city and its Jewish roots -- all the way back to the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 26, 2018

This 4-5 tour with Dvir Bar-Gal was fantastic. He is extremely knowledgeable about the subject matter, and he presents it in an enthusiastic and entertaining way that makes the history memorable. The tour is well organized, with plenty of breaks to sit down or have...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 23, 2018 via mobile

This tour is a must if you are in Shanghai! Our guide Dvir was so passionate and knowledgeable about Jewish history. Fascinating tour where we learned about Shanghai’s little-known Jewish history - from the Baghdadi Jews who arrived after the Opium War (and who built...More

1  Thank jennifertZ6356OX
Reviewed October 17, 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 41WorldTraveler000
Reviewed October 12, 2018

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.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Bman_traveler
Reviewed October 3, 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
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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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gmcool
August 31, 2018|
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Response from 402dvirb | Property representative |
Sure best email me directly , Dvir
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February 18, 2018|
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Hi do you know what Dvir ful email address is I need to confirm for Oct.
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