Step into the pages of history and discover the secrets and story of the first grand family's compound in Shanghai. Long before the foreign concessions and the skyscrapers, Shanghai was a prosperous Chinese town surrounded with protective walls and bustling with trade and commerce. This tour takes you back in time to see Shanghai’s ancient past, including the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644AD) Yu Yuan Garden and Taoist City God Temple. We will wonder in the old town of Shanghai, learn about the local religious practice, get a sense of traditional Chinese architectures and visiting old residential houses(lilongs) in lanes. By the end of the tour, you will also learn about different kind of local dumplings(a chance for you to buy and taste some great Chinese food).
Price: RMB350 per person
Min.2 people in a small group
For a group of more than 10 people, please contact us for larger group offer
Tour is 2hrs, Meeting Point: Direction's in both Chinese and English will be provided for you to arrive at our starting point. Price includes all tickets admission to all sites listed: RMB40 for Yu Yuan Garden and RMB10 for Taoist City God Temple.
We take you behind the scenes of a destination to reveal it's hidden gems and appreciate the Chinese culture. The owner of Shanghai Pathway – a Shanghai based tour agency that offers Unique Day Trips, Walking Tours and Chinese Culture Experiences. Janny Chyn has been featured in media outlets including the Courier, CNNgo, Tripadvisor and TimeOut. Living in Shanghai, she realized how difficult it was for visitors to experience and discover the real Shanghai. This ultimately compelled her to establish her tour company as a platform to engage learning and understanding through culture activities such as day trip, walking tour, cooking classes, food tours, and lectures. In addition to designing and hosting various tours and events, Janny also provided travel planning, logistical support, and full-service concierge services to large client groups and corporate clients. She is a business consultant, artist, tea master and student of Traditional Chinese Medicine. She has extensively traveled around the world and spends time researching Chinese history and heritage traditions. Janny has also successfully worked with corporate clients: Google, JP Morgan, The Macmillan Group, Henkel, World Fuel Services, Rabobank, Shanghai Centre, Spirax Sarco, Slow Food, The Travel Yogi, Saint Mary's College of California, Ctrip, Malosa Medical, Ranpak, Concordia International School, SEA, AWCS, etc. Full profile ⋅ Leave a Review
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