Experience Early 20's Shanghai Lifestyle

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  • No booking fees
  • E-ticket/Mobile voucher
  • Local culture
  • Cultural, religious and historic sites
  • Classes and workshops
  • Shopping and markets
  • Booking Type Instant Booking
  • duration 4.5 hours
  • tour type Private
  • age requirement 1+ years old
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
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  • Starts Shanghai, China
  • Ends Shanghai, China
HIGHLIGHTS
  • Experience the wealthy 1920's lifestyle in 4.5 hours
  • Private Englishspeaking tour guide and private transfer service
  • Enjoy dimsum, a tea ceremony, and exploring a bird market
  • Experience the authentic Shanghai
In the 1920s and 1930s, Shanghai was one of the most prosperous and cosmopolitan cities of East Asia, a centre of business and pleasure offering a vibrant lifestyle. On this day tour, experience the 1920’s wealthy lifestyle with your private local guide.

These decades saw the nobility of the Qing dynasty, other high-class citizens and rich, up-starters living a truly luxurious lifestyle in Shanghai. Food was always the most important part of Chinese society, and for the wealthy in the 1920s, the day always started with a delicate yam-cha breakfast, a compulsory activity for the rich. They also frequented fancy restaurants or boutique tea-houses, often with their pets (birds or crickets), and would choose their favourite dim-sum to enjoy with precious Chinese tea.

Today, you will be picked up in your hotel lobby at 7:30 am and taken to the restaurant --- Sense 8. The decoration and the food immerse you in elegant and exclusive scenes of times past— the decor of the restaurant mirrors the décor of the homes of members of the Qing Dynasty. Enjoy a range of old-school dim sum dishes like 20’s Shanghai that you can't find it anywhere else.

After breakfast, you will visit the Site-Memorial of the First National Congress of the Communist Party of China. The well-protected historical architecture “shikumen”. The founder of the Communist Party started from here.

The bird market is the entertainment spot of old. In the market, people sell insects, bird, plants and fish. Here, different people with the same hobby. They all come here to pick their pets and exchange experiences!

The final stop is Yuyuan Bazaar, which is the old Ming and Qing Dynasty architecture market. There are various souvenir shops and restaurants. Here you can search for some small gifts for your family or friends or try some famous snacks if you're interested. Then, you will join a tea ceremony.

Yuyuan Garden is right next to the bazaar if you would like to visit, just let your guide know.
CUSTOMER REVIEWS ABOUT SHANGHAI ADVISOR TOUR
5 - Excellent
Based on 22 reviews
  • Nichole
  • From USA
  • On Jun 25 2019
5 - Excellent
Nichole's review for another Shanghai Advisor Tour tour
“Lynn made our Shanghai tour so comfortable and exciting!! It was a new place for us we were nervous and she was so down to earth and made us so comfortable. She even bought us fried shrimp dumplings!! She made us laugh and made the whole experience worthwhile!!”
  • Anil
  • From USA
  • On Apr 02 2019
5 - Excellent
Anil's review for another Shanghai Advisor Tour tour
“We were in Shanghai for 6 days. Cindy was our tour director and she did an amazing job for all of us (we were a family of 8). She was on time each day and she took us around to so many places. I would highly recommend Cindy. She is excellent.”
  • Napha
  • From China
  • On May 31 2019
5 - Excellent
Napha's review for another Shanghai Advisor Tour tour
“This was such an amazing tour. Our guide was really lovely, spoke good English, was knowledgeable about the area, and kept it at our pace. First piece of advice, start hungry, and by the end of the day you will be full. Highlight was sitting on a little non-tourist street having breakfast with the locals. The twisted bread and the soup dumpling are just to die for! The pecking duck and the peanut noodles were also AMAZING!”
WHAT'S INCLUDED
  • Breakfast (yam-cha in Sense 8)
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Private guide service
  • Tea cermony in Yuyuan tea house
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Entrance ticket for Yuyuan Garden
  • Gratuities
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