Weave through Shanghai's backstreets and learn about the city's history and local way of life. Sample pan-fried dumplings then make your way to the Bund Waterfront to experience modern nightlife.
Check-in at Shanghai Natural History Museum Station
City Cathedral, Streets and Back Alleys (Nong Tangs)
Start the tour with a view of the historic city cathedral, a church that survived World War II and the Chinese Cultural Revolution. Stroll through abandoned nong tangs (narrow streets and back alleys) and see traces of the Japanese war crimes mixing in with the local way of life.
Head over to a well-known establishment of Shanghai street food to try out sheng jian, a delicious pan-fried dumpling soup. Choose between pork, wild vegetables, spicy crawfish or shrimp as your dumpling filling.
Marriage Market at People's Square Park
Then visit the People's Square Park, where parents hope to find a suitable partner for their children. The "Marriage Market" is only available on weekends though you would still be learning about this unusual custom from your guide.
Continue your back alley journey to Nanjing Road, often referred to as Shanghai's Champs Elysee. Get a chance to sample more street food and see art deco hotels such as the Park Hotel, Shanghai Sports Bureau and the Peace Hotel.
The Bund Waterfront
End the tour by having a refreshing beer at a local pub in The Bund Waterfront while you admire the view of Pudong District across Huangpu River.
Check-out at a Local Pub in The Bund Waterfront
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Price & Options
Children 6 years old and above can participate in this activity.
The marriage market operates from Saturday to Sunday only. You won't be able to see it however, you will still be able to learn about the market on weekday departures.
You can book a maximum of 12.
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