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Best of Shanghai Day Tour, Including Jade Buddha Temple and The Bund provided by Han Tang Tour Shanghai

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Best of Shanghai Day Tour, Including Jade Buddha Temple and The Bund

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Shanghai is a frenetic, picturesque port city, home to both traditional silk weavers and cutting-edge fashionistas. Get a taste of both ancient and contemporary sides of the city on this comprehensive full-day guided tour, which covers more than 5,000 years of Chinese history, from Ming-era temples to sleek new waterfront towers. The tour is the perfect primer for first-time visitors to Shanghai, or anyone traveling on limited time.
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  • 1
    Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan)
    Stop: 90 minutes -
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  • 2
    People's Square (Renmin Guang Chang)
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 3
    Jade Buddha Temple
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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  • 4
    The Bund (Wai Tan)
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 5
    Yu Garden (Yuyuan)
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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  • 6
    Yuyuan Old Street
    Stop: 30 minutes -
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    Pass by Former French Concession
  • 7
    Stop: 30 minutes -
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  • A comprehensive full-day sightseeing tour of new and old Shanghai
  • Visit sights like the Jade Buddha Temple, Shanghai Museum, Yu Garden, and more
  • Cover 5,000 years of Chinese history with guided visits to historic sites
  • Comfortable round-trip transportation from your hotel plus included lunch
What to Expect
This action-packed sightseeing tour begins with front-door pickup from your Shanghai hotel in an air-conditioned minivan. At the 19th-century Jade Buddha Temple, a Qing dynasty landmark, your guide gives a rundown on 5,000 years of the history and culture of the fast-paced city. Mingle with locals at People's Square before perusing 12,000 artifacts at the Shanghai Museum. After a tasty local lunch, stop at the picturesque Yu (Yuyuan) Garden and stroll along the Bund, Shangai’s legendary waterfront. Keep ticking off Shanghai highlights with a firsthand peek at the famous tree-lined boulevards of the French Concession district and the nightlife district of Xintiandi. Even first-time travelers will be Shanghai experts by the time they’re dropped back to their hotels.
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Important Information
  • Local guide
  • Lunch
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Pickup and drop off from the hotels in the city center
  • Entry/Admission - Jade Buddha Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Yu Garden (Yuyuan)
  • Gratuities
  • Entry/Admission - The Bund (Wai Tan)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Shanghai Museum is closed on every Monday. You will visit M50 Art Zone instead if your tour is on Monday
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Yuyuan Garden is closed on every Monday. You will visit Yuyuan Bazaar and City God Temple instead, if your tour is on Monday.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 999 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Ash-in-NYC wrote a review Mar 2019
New York, NY56 contributions29 helpful votes
March 2, 2019 — I took this tour yesterday. And, it was worth every penny! Our tour guide was a young native named Tom. Tom was very professional and did his very best to please. He must know every important date in Shanghai and Chinese History. Tom met me in the lobby
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Date of experience: March 2019
Gallivanter-MC wrote a review Jan 2019
Sliema, Malta38 contributions8 helpful votes
Tom picked us up from our hotel in the bund and took us around all day in a very comfotable mini van. We were a small group of 8 people. He is very knowledgeable and polite.
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TheoNiculae wrote a review Dec 2018
Shanghai, China99 contributions15 helpful votes
The temple has undergone some renovations and now it is bigger. The Jade Buddha is located in a smaller building in the back so you will have to search for it a little bit.
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Date of experience: November 2018
Damir G wrote a review Nov 2018
Zagreb, Croatia421 contributions44 helpful votes
Walking around the Buddha temple is fascinating with all the buildings in which you can find diverse statutes of Buddha. As it is active temple you can feel the spirit of monks and their way of living. You can also try to write transcriptions in Chinese or just relax drinking
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Date of experience: November 2018
luckie79 wrote a review Jul 2018
Munich, Germany89 contributions49 helpful votes
The tour is "full day" but it includes a lot of commute to pick up and drop off participants of the tour. You are also visiting "pearl centre" and "silk centre" - which to me was a waste of time, it's just to bring customers to otherwise empty shops. We did not get onto the
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Date of experience: July 2018
About the operator
By: Han Tang Tour Shanghai
Bev W
My Husband and I travelled on this incredible train, very fast and convenient. Very clean and Staff very Friendly
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London, United Kingdom
Better take a taxi
Afternoon tour: I was positively surprised to be the only person doing the tour, and so I had a private driver,
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Dorine M
It was amazing!
Tom our guide helped us and entertained us during the trip! He knew a lot about the history of China and Shanghai
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Neko Cruz
Shanghai Surprise
I have been to Shanghai several times, yet this day tour made me appreciate more the culture and the development
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A place full of excitement and beauty. Very spectacular and very special place. A city with special colors and
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Honolulu, Hawaii
Shanghai overview
Alena was terrific. She knows Shangahi. This is a full day excursion with walking. The Shanghai Art museum is
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Beautiful lights
I thought this was a great way to see the Shanghai skyline all lit up at night. It was very crowded on the boat,
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This was a unbelievable ride from the Airport to Downtown Shanghai. It took only 7 minutes at speeds of over 200
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Cesar A
Let's start because in China no tips are given and on the reservation they are already recommending to give them,
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Awesome nightline of Shanghai
The cruise was nice. The boat takes you along the Huangpu river, close enough to take great shots of the lights
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  • Duration: 8h
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  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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