Private 2-Hour Shanghai Tour: The Evolution Of Chinese Textiles And Fashion

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
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  • Lowest Price Guaranteed
  • Duration: 2 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    10am or 2pm
  • Departure Details :
    After booking, please email local service provider regarding departure location, the detailed direction in both Chinese and English will be sent to you with location pictures.
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

Both for practical use and for artistic expression, textiles are an intrinsic part of Chinas rich, ancient heritage. Explore the Shanghai Museum of Textile and Costume with your expert and friendly local guide to discover how textiles and clothing fashions have evolved over the years and helped shape Chinese culture. Enjoy interactive displays of ancient textile technologies, browse fabric like silk and velvet, and witness centuries worth of clothing styles. This is a private tour just for you and your party.

Highlights

  • All entrance fees included
  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure
  • Family friendly
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Led by a local guide
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
  • Private guide for a more personalized experience

Know More about this tour

Meet your expert local guide at a central Shanghai location in the morning or afternoon and head to the Shanghai museum of Textile and Costume for your tour.

Explore the gallery showcasing Chinese fabrics and replicas of machines used in the nation's textile industry in ancient times. As you browse the more than 250 items on display, including replicas of items from as early as 221 BC, learn about Chinas long-time tradition of textiles and costume production.

Browse textiles such as embroidery, satin, velvet, silk and linen, all in different patterns from different eras in Chinese history. Most of the pieces were found in Xinjiang, Tibet and some inland areas along the Yellow River, once the center of ancient Chinese civilization.

Discover how styles and types of clothing have changed over the centuries, and browse robes, jackets, capes, aprons, small bags, ribbons and tapestries. You'll also learn different weaving techniques, see the technologies used in production and see tie-dyed and wax-painted materials produced by Chinese ethnic minorities.

Inclusions

  • Private walking tour
  • Entrance fee to the Shanghai Museum of Textile and Costume
  • Local English-speaking guide

Exclusions

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking