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Shanghai Wonderful Architecture Tour

Tour Code: SHJT- 05                 团       号:SHJT-05
Departure:
Every day                    发车日期:每日发车

Tour Type: budget tour, sightseeing, cultural journey
Attraction:  
Highlight:  Shanghai is a booming Asian city that has preserved the remains of its past. Traditional buildings can still be found in the old city, while the Pudong district of Shanghai is crowded with skyscrapers, many of which are amongst the tallest in the world.
Shanghai has a fine collection of European influenced buildings located at The Bund, and a waterfront area in central Shanghai that has 52 buildings of various architectural styles such as Romanesque, Gothic, Renaissance, Baroque, Neo-Classical, Beaux-Arts, and Art Deco.
Architecture tours of Shanghai

Day and day itinerary:

Day 1 Arrive in   Shanghai  
Place & Transport:: Airport pick-up, 
Today's Activitie Arrival at Shanghai :Pick up &check  The local guide will pick you up the airport. Then you will be transferred to check in a comfortable hotel. Free for the rest of the day.The night is your free time. If you feel like experiencing a vibrant Shanghai nightlife with your family, you may as well leave the hotel for the most famous Nanjing Road and The Bund.A walk along The Bund and cruises along the river are good family activities. Nanjing Rd. (East) is right there, You may get dazzled by the world of Garment, shoes, jewelry, accessory, snack and souvenir…
Meals: No Meals

Day2  Shanghai  Tours 
Place & Transport:   Shanghai 
Today's Activities:Have you been attracted to the mysterious traditional Chinese garden for long? Today let’s unveil it. About 9:00 A.M. set out for Yuyuan Garden. The elaborately crafted halls and pavilions are with great wisdom arranged to join the lotus lake, greenery to make various pretty images before your eyes. So fully appreciate the Garden in 1.5 hours or so. Neighboring Yuyuan Garden is  Shanghai Old Street., where you can feast your eyes with numerous Chinese arts and crafts in a lively atmosphere.Bund International Architecture Exhibition 

Shanghai MuseumShanghai Museum is a large museum of ancient Chinese art. Its style and presentation demonstrates ancient wisdom and philosophy.There is no better way to learn about the history of the city than to take a trip to the Shanghai Museum, located in the People’s Square in the heart of the city. The building is ultra modern, and is filled with treasures and artwork from China’s past. Anyone visiting the museum will come away with a renewed appreciation of the nation’s history.

Shanghai Ocean Aquarium      Get intimacy with marine lives, especially some rare species from Yangtze River.Lunch in a decent restaurant. 

The Bund also called the Zhongshan Road, is a famous waterfront and regarded as the symbol of Shanghai for hundreds of years.Walking along the Bund, you will see an amazing contrast of the old and the new Shanghai. On the Shanghai Bund side, you will see old style architecture well preserved from the 1930's, and just across the Huangpu River, you will see the newest sky scrappers of the Pudong New Area - you'll also get a fantastic view of the Oriental Pearl TV Tower. As one of the top ten attractions, you should definitely take a tour of the Bund in Shanghai.Shanghai’s waterfront stands  a well known stylish area in the city of Shanghai, currently being restored. The Peace Hotel

Bund International Architecture Exhibition  The most famous and attractive sight which is at the west side of the Bund are the 52 various buildings of different architectural styles including Gothic, Baroque, Romanesque, Classicism and the Renaissance. The Bund was the centre of Shanghai's politics, economy and culture hundreds of years ago, consulates of most countries and many banks, businesses and newspaper offices were settled there, and that's why we have these art-like buildings. Although they were not designed by the same person or built in the same period, the architectural pattern is similar.

Day3 Shanghai  Tours 
Place & Transport:   Shanghai 
Today's Activities:   This morning , our tour guide will take you to see some different styles of houses. These old buildings have witnessed the history of Shanghai. You will visit Marshall House, Ruijin Hotel, the former residence of Dr. Sun Yat-sen, Moller Villa,Shi Ku Men   Urban Planning Exhibition Hall,Shikumen Family 

  • Urban Planning Exhibition HallOne of Shanghai's best and most visited museums, the Urban Planning Exhibition Hall at People's Square documents the changing face of Shanghai and is an essential vising point for those interested in the evolution of the city. A perfect scale model of the entire city on the 6th floor model shows planned and recent developments of Shanghai.
  •  The Shanghai Moller Villa Mansion Of Shanghai's many colonial-era mansions, the Moller Villa on the northwestern edge of the French Concession stands out with its fantasy of brown-tiled Gothic and Tudor steeples, gables, and spires. It was built by a Swedish shipping magnate, Eric Moller, in 1936.----
  • Famous buildings Taiyuan Villa, in Shanghai 
    Marshall House, also known as Taiyuan Villa, is a typical American style villa for American general George Marshall who stayed here between 1945 and 1949 when he was mediating between Mao Zedong and Chiang Kai-shek. ---
  • Shikumen Family   Cherish the memories of old Shanghai and see what life was like in the 1920s. The featured exhibit is a renovated Shikumen House featuring seven authenticated rooms with artifacts and---

    Shanghai Grand Theatre This theatre is the largest cultural building in Shanghai. The white curved roof and transparent wall make it unique. It is an ingenious combination of the oriental culture and the western culture

  • Day4 Shanghai  Tours 
    Place & Transport:   Shanghai 
    Today's Activities: The Shanghai World Financial Center / Hongqiao Soho Shanghai / Shangha's Lupu BridgeShanghai Oriental Art Center /

    Shangha's Lupu Bridge It was designed by Shanghai Municipal Engineering Design Institute, and built by the local government between 2000 and 2003. It is the first steel arch bridge in the world, with the longest span.

  • The Shanghai World Financial Center   or as it is affectionately known by both locals and tourists, the ‘bottle opener’. As well as being the fourth tallest structure in the world at 492m, its striking trapezoid aperture with the rectangular cut-out design marks it as one of the most dramatic skyscrapers on earth.

  • Hongqiao Soho Shanghai The building’s skylines and the shape looks like a new sign by Zaha, we feel to see something different from the usual drawing used like "Hadid - brand"..

  • Shanghai Oriental Art Center Created by the famous French architect Jean-Marie Charpentier, the Shanghai Grand Theatre is one of the most distinctive landmarks in the city. In the daylight, it looks like a crystal palace, and at night – well, the whole building just shines. It just goes to show, height isn’t everything when it comes to remarkable architecture in Shanghai.\

  • Day5 Shanghai  Tours 
    Place & Transport:   Shanghai 
    Today's Activities:Next you’ll bring the whole family to experience the fast speed in the world. In 47 minutes the incredible maglev train will get you to Pudong International Airport from Metro Longyang Station, putting a happy period to your tour in Shanghai.. 
    Meals: Breakfast

  • B=breakfast; L=lunch; D=dinner;
    Featured Hotels
    Budget Class Standard Class Deluxe Class
    Shanghai Pacific Hotel Shanghai Jianguo Hotel Shanghai Jinjiang Hotel Shanghai
    We will arrange hotels of the same class if there are no rooms available during your travelling periods.
    Price ( per person, in US  (1:6,30)  dollars)
    2 persons 3 persons 4 persons 5 persons 6-9 persons Single Room Supplement
    Budget US$580 US$478 US$398 US$378 US$350 US$70
    Standard US$640 US$518 US$455 US$431 US$349 US$90
    Deluxe US$730 US$620 US$558 US$532 US$502 US$170

    » Your tour day starts and ends at a hotel in the city, which may or may not be included. If a hotel is included it is listed by name on the itinerary for each night.

    » Discounts for children in China are based on height. Let us know your child's age and height and we can calculate accordingly.

    All tours are billed in Chinese CNY. Prices in currencies other than Chinese CNY are displayed for reference only. The exchange rates are subject to daily change.
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    Included in the tour price

    • Admission tickets to all sights listed on the itinerary - no hidden costs
    •  Meals in quality local restaurants with unlimited standard drinks (Coke, Sprite, bottled water, Chinese tea)
    • Free bottled water supplied in your vehicle - drink up!
    • Private English speaking guide (selected/trained by our American owner), sane driver and quality, air-conditioned vehicle


    Not included in the tour price

    • You may tip your guide and driver for good service.
    •  International travel insurance (you should purchase your own policy in your home country)

    Tipping:
    If you are happy with the services provided by your local guides and drivers a tip - though not compulsory - is appropriate. While it may not be customary to you, it is of great significance to the people who will take care of you during your travels, inspires excellent service, and is an entrenched feature of the tourism industry across many Intrepid Urban Adventures destinations. Please consider this when budgeting for your extra expenses on this tour.

                                                                   

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    Please email us and let us know the information below:
    1. Your arrival date and flight number.
    2. The name you used to book your hotel.
    3. The date that you would like to take this tour.
    4. The number of persons in your group.

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