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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
Puxi (Downtown Shanghai)
+86 130 0214 6702
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All reviews dvir bar gal fascinating tour exceptional tour highlight of our trip subject matter personal stories an absolute full day tour great guide french concession jews tombstones knowledge history journalist waves iraqi
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Reviewed April 18, 2018

Never knew about the Jews in Shanghai until I joined Dvir's tour. He provided deep insight into the history of the Jews and their contributions to the building of modern Shanghai, as well as their finding refuge there during the Holocaust years. I was also...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank ChingWee
Reviewed April 6, 2018 via mobile

My Jewish family has a deep connection with Shanghai, so this tour was very personal. Dvir managed to open up the history even more for me and then some up, whilst making it very accessible for all my children (6, 10 & 12 y.o’s). I’ve...More

2  Thank Passport112030
Reviewed April 5, 2018

We experienced an excellent and well informed tour with DVIR. He is passionate about the subject matter and an excellent story teller and makes listening and learning fun and exciting. His sense of humor and his anecdotes make this serious subject matter very easy to...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank Natalie B
Reviewed March 26, 2018

This tour provided us an entirely different perspective on Shanghai and its history. Dvir is a refreshing change from the other excellent tour guides we used in Shanghai giving us a glimpse into a history of the city that you could not get without his...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Beth R
Reviewed March 20, 2018

Dvir is an absolute star with amazing passion for all he has achieved and will, hopefully be able to accomplish in his project of finding tomb stones to build a memorial. All visitors to Shanghai should not miss his tours. The history and opportunity to...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank ruth659
Reviewed January 22, 2018

Dvir Bar-Gal has genuine passion for Tour/s of Jewish Shanghai which he's been doing for 2 decades! How much passion? Besides the amazing reviews, a true sign is the in-depth emails he sent me as a reply to my inquiry. These were not boiler-plate replies...More

Date of experience: January 2018
3  Thank DrTaras
Reviewed January 3, 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

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank angieolami
Reviewed December 26, 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

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank Steven G
Reviewed December 5, 2017

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

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Shana K
Reviewed December 3, 2017

We were told by friends who had taken this tour that is was the highlight of their entire China trip...and they were not exaggerating. This tour was extremely well organized and designed to be engaging, but with comfort in mind (we took the tour on...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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August 31, 2018|
Response from 402dvirb | Property representative |
Sure best email me directly , Dvir
February 18, 2018|
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Hi do you know what Dvir ful email address is I need to confirm for Oct.