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Newman Tours has received the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence for the last six years running. Our native English-speaking guides integrate iPads and Chinese cultural activities with vivid storytelling to deliver informative and memorable...more
Suite 311-313, 3rd F, Tower 3, Donghai Plaza, 28 East Yuyuan Road, Shanghai 200040, China
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

David was our guide for this tour, and he was really great! Not only was his British accent better than mine, but he had so much passion and enthusiasm for the history of Shanghai, and knowledge about China. It was great running into another American...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

David was our tour guide, showing us around the former Jewish Ghetto in Shanghai, as well as the Jewish history museum. Overall I loved my experience with David on this tour. Though it wasn't his first tour of the day, he was full of energy...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was so interesting to find out that there are so many details in different ghetto lanes that are related to Jewish culture and their life here. Thanks for David's passionate guide, we enjoyed the tour very much !!!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked 3 tours with Newman Tour, Ghost tour, French Concession and the Bund tour, all leaded by David! He is funny, passion, and we talked a lot! We learn a lot of interesting stories from David, including history, Chinese culture and architecture, and we...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Did a ghost tour of Shanghai last night. Bright moon in late October - perfect setting to learn about the ghosts of Shanghai. Daniel is a great guide. He knows his history quite well. Really a fun night. This is highly recommended.

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Reviewed 5 September 2018

We spent 10 hours with Daniel in Chengdu, visiting the Pandas, having a stunningly good vegetarian lunch and visiting Du Fu Thatched Cottage Museum. It was great, we spent an hour in line to see the baby Pandas but Daniel entertained us with stories and...More

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Reviewed 11 August 2018

Had a great tour with David in Shanghai. Very knowledgeable, had lots of interesting and cool stories that had us engaged during the tour.

Thank Silvia R
Newmantours, Guest Relations Manager at Newman Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2018

Dear Silvia, Thank you very much for your kind words. It was truly a pleasure to share this chapter of Shanghai history with you and your family. If you ever find yourselves in China again, please do not hesitate to contact us again. Cheers David

Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

Very good and informative tour of the French concession in Shanghai. The guides were well prepared and informed and took us to a few buildings we wouldn’t certainly be able to find on our own. I would definitely recommend it to learn a bit of...More

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Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

David did an excellent job on guiding the group through the many historical areas of the Jing’an area while intricately describing each location’s ghost story. It was fun, funny, interesting, enlightening, and a bit creepy. You’d never know that all these events happened in Shanghai...More

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Reviewed 19 June 2018

Luke led me and two new expat friends on a private Gangster Tour through part of the old French Concession. From the beginning to the end he enthralled us with stories of times gone by that will stay with us as we roam the area...More

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aerial view shows a clear circular outline and parts
of the original wall are preserved as monuments to the
ancient past. The main tourist attraction of Yuyuan
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