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Tours of Jewish Shanghai

Shang-Mira Garden Villa #1, 89 South Shui Cheng Lu, Shanghai, China
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Ranked #5 of 838 Attractions in Shanghai
Type: Historic Walking Areas
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London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

had a great guide...nice to know that there was a country that was prepared to receive the European Jews trying to escape the Nazis

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We were in a private tour in China and decided to have, in our free day, this tour. In the end, Dvir was our best guide in all trip! Knowledge, good histories, fantastic time!

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

I travelled to China with my family for two weeks. Dvir's tour of Jewish Shanghai was by far one of the best days of the trip! It was so interesting to hear about the Jewish presence in Shanghai. Dvir is incredibly knowledgeable and such a pleasure to listen to. He makes sure to engage all of the tour-goers and really... More

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Shanghai, China
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39 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We loved the tour of Jewish Shanghai. It's a great introduction into historic Shanghai, as well as the Jewish history. We visited historic monuments, old parks and entered into old lanes. The tour was a little longer than we expected, so be sure to bring water and a snack.

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Hermanus, South Africa
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30 reviews 30 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Loved seeing the shul & the museum ...extremely fascinating . We learnt a lot about the Jewish community in Shanghai - amazing!

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Melbourne, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Dvirs enthusiasm and passion is infectious. We thoroughly enjoyed this tour. It is a fabulous 1/2 day tour and very educational. Everybody in our group was impressed

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Joined Dvir's tour of jewish Shanghai today and can only endorse what is said here - it was the most informative and clearly presented tour I have ever been on anywhere - and I learned more about 20th century jewish history in 3 hours with him than I ever learned in my entire school career which was spent at jewish... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014 via mobile

This was the highlight of my visit to shanghai. Dvir, the tour guide, was knowledgeable, passionate, informative and extremely helpful with questions about not only this tour, but Shanghai in general and the logistics of our further travels. It is also worth visiting the Chabad of Shanhai - who recommended the tour, to see the strength of modern Jewish life... More

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Darlington, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

If you are interested in the Jewish life and history in Shanghai, Dvir's tour is an absolute must. Nobody is more knowledgeable, and it is hard to believe that anybody else can present the information in such a nonboring and interesting way. The tour visits the few very important Jewish sites, including the more ghetto-like sections-----as well as a stop... More

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Washington, DC
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18 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

The tour is given by an Israeli journalist and, perhaps because of his profession, his comments and interesting and informative. It is not just a tour, but a history of the Jewish immigration to Shanghai, starting with the Iraqi Jews at the time of the Opium Wars, then the Russian Jews after the Sino-Russian Way, and finally the Jews of... More

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