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Tours of Jewish Shanghai

Shang-Mira Garden Villa #1, 89 South Shui Cheng Lu, Shanghai, China
+86 130 0214 6702
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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 mesmerizing journey into an amazing, sweet and sour world. A world where opium dealers, old world colonialists, real estate moguls, hard working poor Chinese migrants and Jewish holocaust survivors mix. "
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Shang-Mira Garden Villa #1, 89 South Shui Cheng Lu, Shanghai, China
Gubei / Hongqiao / Minhang
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+86 130 0214 6702
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Thank DrTaras
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

We ended up taking two tours with this company because the Jewish tour was so great. Dvir (the Israeli owner) contextualizes the whole history of Shanghai in a fascinating opening of about 20 minutes, complete with iPad photos to compliment your actual experience -- so...More

1  Thank angieolami
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Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

When other countries turned them away, China allowed thousands of European Jews to enter and live peacefully, escaping the horrors of WWII Europe. But there is MUCH more to the Jewish history of shanghai than just those years and our half day with Dvir scratched...More

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Reviewed 5 December 2017

A highlight during our stay in Shanghai. Dvir was knowledgeable and interesting and presented a fascinating tour.

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Reviewed 3 December 2017

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Reviewed 28 November 2017

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Reviewed 26 November 2017

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Reviewed 22 November 2017

I was very interested in the tour but one could also pick up a map at the Shanghai Jewish Refugee Museum that lists all the sites in the area where the Jewish refugees were. The tour is great for those who want to hear stories...More

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Reviewed 19 November 2017

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Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

A great and unusual way to spend a half day in Shanghai. Dvir, the tour guide is not only knowledgeable but passionate about his subject, having devoted years to its study and to working to recover the tombstones of Jewish graves. His presentation is well...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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kimjacobson20
18 February 2018|
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Response from Dvir B | Property representative |
Hi Kim Please email me directly at shanghaijews at hotmail I will be able to check my diary and reply properly. Thank you Dvir
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kimjacobson20
17 February 2018|
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Response from SRQ4576 | Reviewed this property |
It was an amazing tour and we would highly recommended it
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stvrsnbrgr
11 December 2017|
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Response from Dvir B | Property representative |
Hi, I will have a join in tour Dec. 15,16,17th she may join then by single charge at 450 yua pp. Please contact by email directly.
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