Product Code: 491
Want to know what Shanghai people really eat? What the real street food is? This tour takes you through the four so-called ‘king kongs’ of Shanghai’s street food, taking you through the most popular snacks and introducing you to the nightlife atmosphere surrounding street food.
Try Shanghai’s street food
Learn the stories behind the street food
See some of Shanghai’s most authentic neighborhoods
What You Can Expect:
Have you ever heard about the four “king kongs” (si da jingang in Chinese) of Shanghai? This is the collective name given to the four most popular street snacks: fried dough sticks, pancakes, rice rolls, and soybean milk.
One of the best ways to learn about the local culture of a city is to taste real local food. During this half day amazing tour, you’ll be guided to the most typical areas of Shanghai in order to taste the real local food of the city.
Meet your guide at Exit 1 of Tilan Bridge Station (on Subway Line 12) to start your tour, and work your way through different snacks. Afterwards, get taxi or get the subway with your guide to Shouning Road to taste more snacks and spend an evening with Shanghai’s locals. This is the perfect way to soak up the night-time atmosphere in the city.
After this your tour ends and you’ll have to find your way back to your own hotel.
English speaking tour guide
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