This unique Shanghai day tour provides a view into Chinese life and history along with some bizarre scenes - a local marriage market, communist propaganda, bird market and more.
This 8-hour private tour is perfect for travelers that don't want the typical highlight tours. You'll visit some of the more unusual sites of Shanghai to discover unique perspectives of city's heritage and daily life as well as some bizarre scenes. The morning starts with a dive into Shanghai's unique park culture and street life, a visit to the Bird and Flower Market and into the communist past with the Propaganda Museum.
In the afternoon you'll head to Qibao Ancient Town to enjoy lunch and soak in the 1000 years of history. Qibao Ancient Town is a spiritually sanctuary place built during the Song Dynasty. Qibao meaning "seven treasures" in Chinese is named for a legend that there were seven treasure around that area; Gold Lotus Scripture, Magic Tree, Big Bell, Buddha, Gold Cock, Jade Chopsticks, and Jade Axe. Qibao is also famous by its diversity of food on Qibao Old Street, which made it very well known and even featured on CCTV's "A Bite of China".
This option includes a private and driver. If you'd like to take the metro and taxis, choose other option: Shanghai Offbeat Charms and Qibao Tour. September 16, 2012, Shanghai, China - Passerby examine advertisement for prospective spouses at a marriage market at People's Squre. Parents gather in this park in downtown Shanghai each week in the hope of matching their offspring with desirable partners.(Dave Tacon/Polaris)
Please don't forget to add your hotel/ accommodation address for a pickup and drop off.
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