Shanghai Nights And Lights Evening Walking Tour With Local

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Duration: 3 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    6.30 PM
  • Departure Details :
    Metro Line 2 Jing’an Temple Stop Exit 5 by Starbucks
  • Return Details :
    Tian Zi Fang
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable

Overview

Shanghai comes alive when night falls and is known by locals as Chinas Sin City. If you are a fan of Chinese culture and tradition and want to see what Shanghai has to offer after the sun goes down, join us for this evening walk, and discover ornate temples, buzzing bars and unusual gift shops. Learn about everyday life in Shanghai and try your hand at one of Chinas favourite pastimes of dancing or Tai Chi in the park.

Know More about this tour

Ready? OK! Our adventure starts at two lovely local landmarks, Jingan temple and Jingan Park, which face each other from across the West Nanjing road. The temple is nearly 1,800 years old and is one of the oldest Buddhist temples in China. The good news for you is that she only unveils her true magnificence at night. Never has a temple shone so brightly! Jingan Park, by contrast, is quiet and tranquil. Surprisingly this used to be a cemetery for expats up until 1943, so we advise you to whisper so that you dont wake up the ghosts.

Travellers often compare Shanghai to New York City, Tokyo or Hong Kong, and youll see why as we walk down the road, surrounded by neon lights, gigantic billboard advertisements, ultra-modern shop windows, and, somewhat surprisingly, a copy of Dalis surrealist masterpiece, the Melting Clock.

After the glitz of West Nanjing Road, well take a soothing stroll along the Fu Min Lu and check out the unique architecture of the Former French Concession as well as the funky bars and restaurants that are loved by locals and expats alike. Jot down the names of the bars that catch your eyes because you may just want to come back and linger longer. In this area, well also pop into a unique gift shop called Madam Maos Dowry, where you can shop for Chinese propaganda-themed souvenirs.

Shanghais frenetic reputation has a lot to do with its colourful nightlife. Our next stop will be Chang Le Lu and Dong Hu Lu, the scene of many a cocktails-after-work session.

If this is not your cup of tea, dont worry, we have something else up our sleeve: dancing in the park! Or if you fancy martial arts, why not try out Tai Chi in the park instead?

After a little workout, well take a walk along the Middle Huai Hai Road, where well talk about Shanghais transformation from the post-Opium War era to today.

Well then do a pit-stop at one of our favourite snack bars, famous for its traditionally Shanghainese delicacies, before heading to our final destination. Tian Zi Fang is a buzzing cluster of the 1930s Shi Ku Men that has slowly evolved into Shanghais artsy version of SOHO. Be careful and follow your guide so you dont get lost in this fabulously-lit maze.

This is our parting point, although your night is still young and more fun certainly awaits you here in Tian Zi Fang. Enjoy! Dont forget to ask your local guide for hints and tips on what else to see, do and eat during your stay in Shanghai.

Inclusions

  • Local English-speaking guide, An authentic street food snack

Exclusions

  • Additional food and drinksSouvenirs and personal shoppingTips/gratuities for your guide

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

No need to get dressed up! Casual and comfortable clothing is fine for our night out
Children below the age of 6 are not permitted on this tour
For your Urban Adventure you will be in a small group of a maximum of 12 people