SH01-07: One Day Shanghai Jewish Tour

Tilanqiao Jewish Isolation Region - Huoshan Park - Jewish Refugees Museum - Urban Planning Exhibition Hall - The Bund
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This Jewish tour Shanghai China will introduce the Jewish dwelling district during and before the World War II (1939-1945). In the morning, your guide and driver will pick you up from your residence hotel in Shanghai and then accompany you to the former Tilanqiao Jewish Isolation Region.

Firstly, you will stroll around the Huoshan Park. When walking through the narrow lanes of the historical block, you will have a chance to view the old-style residences by your side. Meanwhile, your guide will also fill you in on the historical events of those days. Then you will be led to the Jewish Refugees Museum, which is the old site of the Jewish synagogue, to commemorate the history of the Jewish refugees in Shanghai during the World War II.
Jewish Refugees Museum
Local people playing cards in Huoshan Park
After a whole morning exploration in the Tilanqiao Area, you will have today's lunch on your own. Your guide will gladly assist. In the afternoon, continue to the Urban Planning Exhibition Hall to get a rough idea of how Shanghai City came into being. After that, this Shanghai Jewish ghetto tour will wind up in the Bund Area, where there are 52 exotic buildings from the early 19th, in stark contrast to the futuristic skyline across the Huangpu River.

If time permits, you may factor in another historical block, the French Concession, to further mingle in the exotic and romantic area. By the end of the Shanghai Jewish tour, your guide will escort you back to the hotel and say goodbye.
Tour Highlights
Huoshan Park
With an area of only 3,700 square meters (0.91 acre), the Huoshan Park was once the backyard of the Jewish community. Nowadays, you can still see the former Jewish refugee shelter inside and it is mainly used for rest and recreation.
Tilanqiao Jewish Isolation Region
From 1934 to the end of the World War II, nearly 20,000 Jews inhabited the Tilanqiao, leaving this area some old European-style buildings. Besides, Tilanqiao is also the only place where wartime Jewish refugees congregated, giving this area a sense of history. Nowadays, the brown-colored houses shelter ordinary people, who go about their daily lives not that much different.
Former houses of Jewish refugees
Jewish Refugees Museum
Jewish Refugees Museum
Among all the brown-colored buildings, the one with three floors and a pointed roof is the Jewish Refugees Museum, an archive of photographs, files, documents, as well as artifacts. It is also the former synagogue, where the Jews worshipped.

Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Hall
With your guide’s full explanations, you will get a better comprehension of Shanghai City's developmental history. A panoramic model of the whole city can also be viewed there.

Prices (US$ Per Person)
  • 1 person
    $252
  • 2 persons
    $144
  • 3 persons
    $117
  • 4 persons
    $93
  • 5 persons
    $89
  • 6 persons
    $75
  • 7 persons
    $71
  • 8 persons
    $67
  • 9 persons
    $63
  • 10+
    $57
Price Includes
  • Private English-speaking guide
  • Private driver & air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entrance fees to tourist sites
Price Excludes
  • Hotel accommodation with breakfasts
  • Lunches and dinners
  • Tips or gratuities for guide and driver
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    4.88 Reviews
    Tony
    Australia
    Posted on July 27, 2020
    The itinerary of the Shanghai day tour was not in a hurry. There was plenty of time to visit the scenic spots deeply. The guide was knowledgeable and spoke English well. Her excellent explanation was another highlight of the trip. I learned a lot about the history of the Tilanqiao Jewish Isolation Region and Shanghai from her. It was a worthwhile trip!
    Bryce
    USA
    Posted on June 14, 2020
    The Shanghai day tour was really great! The guide especially cared about the elderly and the children. Her professional explanation of the scenic spot was liked an interesting history course for us. A satisfactory trip!
    Paul
    USA
    Posted on March 07, 2020
    The buildings in the Huoshan Park and Tilanqiao Jewish Isolation Region was old. While visiting, the guide told the events happened there. It’s very helpful for our sightseeing. And there were many historical items displayed on the Jewish Refugees Museum. I had a glimpse of the history of Jewish people during the World War II. The Shanghai day tour was very meaningful!
    Robert Bailey
    Australia
    Posted on January 20, 2020
    The guide was competent and responsible and always gave priority to every visitor. I was impressed by her vivid and careful explanation of the history and stories happened in the Tilanqiao Jewish Isolation Region along the way. Although the Shanghai day tour was short, I still had an amazing time!
    Jeffri Leyer
    USA
    Posted on December 12, 2019
    The wonderful Shanghai day tour exceeded my expectations! The stable driving of the driver didn’t make us have carsickness. The guide was responsible and friendly. She introduced the scenic spots with cultural backgrounds along the way. Everyone got along well and had great fun. So enjoyable!
    Mary Buchert
    USA
    Posted on October 29, 2019
    Both the guide and driver offered enthusiastic service. The Shanghai day tour was more like a journey of exploring the history of Shanghai. The past life of Jewish people and the development of Shanghai were easy to get through this trip. It was very meaningful!
    Andreas Ingle
    United Kingdom
    Posted on September 17, 2019
    I really liked the Shanghai day tour. No matter the attractions or the guide impressed me deeply. Thanks to the guide's hardworking and TravelChinaGuide.
    Rachel
    USA
    Posted on August 13, 2019
    I felt quite easy and leisure thanks to the great organization during the Shanghai Jewish day tour. Although the trip had only one day, I still enjoyed excellent services from the guide and driver!
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