Shanghai, China

Chinese Funeral Museum

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Janny C.

The Qingming Festival, also known as Pure Brightness Festival or Tomb-sweeping Day, it is the most important day for people to offer sacrifice to ancestors. To understand the Chinese funeral customs, you will visit China's only Funeral Industry Museum. The modern, clean and brightly-lit museum offers a fascinating overview of the history of the funeral business in China. During this guided tour, you could understand everything about Chinese funeral culture, hear amazing stories and funeral history which few people could ever have the chances to know. This is an exclusive offer as the mysterious museum does not list regular opening hours, because there aren't any. Entrance is not easy, an advanced and complicated appointment is required to get access and it is crucial to get a guided tour from funeral culture expert. For this unique and amazing experience, it is well worth the effort.

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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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