SH01-07: One Day Shanghai Jewish Tour

Huoshan Park - Tilanqiao Jewish Isolation Region - Jewish Refugees Museum - Urban Planning Exhibition Hall - The Bund
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  • Tour Style Private Tour
  • Departure Daily
  • Starting Time About 9:00 AM
This Jewish tours Shanghai China will introduce the Jewish dwelling district during the World War II (1935 - 1945) and the time before. In the morning, our guide will pick you up at your residence hotel in Shanghai and accompany you to the former Tilanqiao Jewish Isolation Region.

Firstly, you will stroll along in the Huoshan Park, and then up narrow lanes of the historical block to view old-style residences by your side. Meanwhile, our guide fills you in with historical events of those days. You will then be led to the Jewish Refugees Museum, the former Jewish synagogue, for a better understanding or empathy.
Jewish Refugees Museum
Local people playing cards in Huoshan Park
After a whole morning exploring Tilanqiao Area, you can get an idea of how Shanghai City came into being at the Urban Planning Exhibition Hall after buying your own lunch. Then this Shanghai Jewish ghetto tour winds up in the Bund Area, where 52 exotic buildings from early 19th century contrast with the futuristic skyline on the other side of the Huangpu River.

If your time permits, you may factor in another historical block, the French Concession, to further mingling in the exotic and romantic. By the end of the Shanghai Jewish tour, our guide will escort you back to the hotel and say goodbye. 

Meals: No meals, advice freely available
Tour Highlights
Huoshan Park
Not covering much ground, the Huoshan Park used to be a backyard for the Jewish community. You can identify a former shelter for Jews inside. Nowadays, locals utilize it for recreational and civic purposes.
Tilanqiao Jewish Isolation Region
From 1934 until the end of the World War II, nearly 20,000 Jews inhabited the Tilanqiao Area, resulting in several old European-style buildings and a sense of history. It is the only place where wartime Jewish refugees congregated. 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, a former synagogue, where the Jews worshipped. An archive of photos, files, documents, as well as artifacts bear them witness.

Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Hall
With the assistance of our guide, you get a better comprehension of Shanghai City's developmental history. A panoramic model of the whole city can also be examined there.

Prices (US$ Per Person)
  • 1 person
    $202
  • 2 persons
    $113
  • 3 persons
    $89
  • 4 persons
    $69
  • 5 persons
    $65
  • 6 persons
    $57
  • 7 persons
    $52
  • 8 persons
    $48
  • 9 persons
    $45
  • 10+
    $40
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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    5.02 Reviews
    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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