Old Shanghai Discovery Walking Tour with Tea Tasting at Confucius Temple

Old Shanghai Discovery Walking Tour with Tea Tasting at Confucius Temple
Walking & Biking Tours > Walking Tours > City Walk
$75
Duration: 3 to 4 hrs
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Description

Shanghai has a rich and proud history, growing from a small fishing village in the 5th century to the massive city that it is today. During this small group walking tour, you will be able to see the Peoples Square and park and discover how parks play a major part in modern Chinese culture. Then stand on the only remaining section of Shanghai's Ancient City Wall one of the city’s major defenses for 2000 years. Wander the back streets to Shanghai's Confucius temple where you will participate in a Confucius tea ceremony learning about art of tea in China and the beliefs in tea culture. In addition, visit the Yu Garden, one of the most popular tourist destinations.

After meeting your tour guide at Exit 9 of Peoples Square Metro Station, you be taken to Shanghai Peoples Park and learn about its short but interesting history while discovering how locals pass the time by coming to the park. You may even be lucky enough to experience one of Shanghai's most unusual events - the Shanghai Marriage Market. It happens regularly at People’s Park.

Walk to Shanghai's only remaining section of its City Wall, the cities strongest defense for over 2000 years. After finishing at the City Wall, you will be taken along the back streets to the Confucius Temple where you will be able to experience the art of Chinese Tea and the Confucian beliefs of tea.

Continue your tour to the City Gods Temple where you will be able to visit the shrines of the Gods that protect China and learn the interesting stories behind them.

Your tour will finish at the Yu Yuan Gardens Bazaar and its famous Huxinting Teahouse. Your Tour Guide will be able to then recommend where to get the best Xiao Long Bao (soup dumplings) in Shanghai or the closest Starbucks.

Shanghai has a rich and proud history, growing from a small fishing village in the 5th century to the massive city that it is today. During this small group walking tour, you will be able to see the Peoples Square and park and discover how parks play a major part in modern Chinese culture. Then stand on the only remaining section of Shanghai's Ancient City Wall one of the city’s major defenses for 2000 years. Wander the back streets to Shanghai's Confucius temple where you will participate in a Confucius tea ceremony learning about art of tea in China and the beliefs in tea culture. In addition, visit the Yu Garden, one of the most popular tourist destinations.