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“Jewish Shanghai Tour with Dvir”

Tours of Jewish Shanghai
Ranked #17 of 154 Tours in Shanghai
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: 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. "
Reviewed November 19, 2017

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Reviewed November 19, 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 thought out and compelling. The story he has to tell of the Jews in Shanghai has three chapters—the Baghdad entrepreneurs of over 100 years ago; those who fled Russian programs and the Holocaust refugees—and each is fascinating.

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Reviewed November 14, 2017

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Reviewed November 13, 2017 via mobile

Great informative and detailed tour highly recommended and makes the trip so meaningful. Did not know what a big Jewish community living and prospering in China in those dark days.

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