Shanghai City and Zhujiajiao Walking Tour

Price: $155.00
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Summary
Shore Excursion Size ? Small
Shore Excursion Type Cultural, Scenic, Walking
Shore Excursion Duration 7 Hours
Activity Level ? Moderate
Shore Excursion Leaves From ? Cruise Ship Pier
Food/Beverage Provided Not Included
Recommended Dress We recommend wearing comfortable seasonal clothing, walking shoes, sunscreen, sunglasses, and a hat.
Restrictions Participants must be able to step and out of the vehicle and walk without assistance for several hours. Passengers ages 16 and under must be accompanied by a legal guardian.

Shanghai City and Zhujiajiao Walking Tour

This exotic journey begins on the outskirts of Shanghai in Zhujiajiao, an incredibly scenic water village with historical landmarks. On this Shanghai tour, you'll encounter an aged temple, garden, and bridge before taking lunch in the city center. Thereafter, you'll visit the renowned Bund waterfront prior to seeing the Peace Hotel, a centerpiece for nightlife during the 1930s. Finally, the Shanghai Silk Museum will showcase production of silk and present wearables for sale. This is an ideal adventure for the active traveler interested in a quality Shanghai excursion.

Found nearly 1,700 years ago, Zhujiajiao is a village unlike any other. Like many of its 60,000 inhabitants, you'll have the option of exploring the village by foot (with an English- speaking guide) or by canal boat (not included), seeing some of the 36 stone bridges and ancient buildings, like a Qing Dynasty post office still lining its riverbanks today. Views of the stunning Kezhi Garden and solemn yet ornate Yuanjin Buddhist Temple will be proudly presented.

Following lunch (additional cost), you return to the city center and trek the culturally significant Bund waterfront. With nearly three miles of waterfront buildings dating to the 1930s and 40s, the Bund was home to many international financial and commercial centers. Today, it is a popular area for tourists and locals alike to walk about, shop, and appreciate the architectural history.

Next, you'll encounter the famed Peace Hotel, overlooking the Huangpu River. Originally built by Victor Sassoon in 1929, it was the first skyscraper in Asia and home to many festive jazz events prior to the advent of communism.

Soon after, you'll reach the Jiangnan Silk Museum to learn and see how the famous fabric is produced. Upon hearing silk history and seeing the craftwork, there is an opportunity to purchase authentic silk goods.

Reserve this amazing Shanghai tour today, as it is sure to amaze.

Please Note: For Zhujiajiao, you have the option of exploring the village by foot or by taking a canal boat tour; however, the cost of the canal boat tour is not included in the tour and will cost approximately $5 US per person. A tourist visa is required to debark in China. Cruise lines do not usually provide this visa, therefore, you will need to obtain one prior to your cruise.