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Tours of Jewish Shanghai

Shanghai, China
About Tours of Jewish Shanghai
Shanghai's Jewish legacy and experience. A half day eye-opening tour of an extraordinary story guided since 2002 by Israeli Journalist Dvir Bar-Gal. From the media: "Bar-Gal, rich with knowledge and full of humor, takes his visitors along on a mesmerizing journey into an amazing, sweet and sour world. A world where opium dealers, old world colonialists, real estate moguls, hard working poor Chinese migrants and Jewish holocaust survivors mix. "
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See a side of Shanghai you won’t find in the guidebooks on this expert-led tour of the city’s Jewish history. Learn how Jewish businessmen helped shaped the city, and explore the Jewish Ghetto where refugees lived during World War II. The tour begins and ends at a central location on the Bund riverfront, which means you have a chance to see dramatic city views. 
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Hannah K wrote a review Jan 2020
5 contributions1 helpful vote
Dvir was a fantastic guide. Extremely knowledgable and professional. The tour was fascinating and very interesting. A piece of history that everyone should learn about. Definitely the highlight of our stay in Shanghai. We were taken to different sites by comfortable vans. My
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Date of experience: December 2019
Aaron S wrote a review Dec 2019
2 contributions
Conducted by a thoroughly professional guide revealing the inner secrets of Jewish Shanghai. A must for every travelor.
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Joy F wrote a review Dec 2019
Los Angeles, California46 contributions12 helpful votes
This tour was excellent in every way. Dvir was knowledgeable, friendly and efficient. The day moved seamlessly from one stop to the next both walking and using minivans. This day was a highlight of our visit to China. I would have preferred to be able to spend more time at the
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MeganOnTheMap wrote a review Dec 2019
Shanghai, China76 contributions18 helpful votes
Anfisa and Dvir give a great tour filled with interesting information! The Jewish population of Shanghai is not what one normally hears about when looking into Shanghai history but it is such a worthy thing to learn about.
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Date of experience: October 2019
Naomi A wrote a review Dec 2019
8 contributions13 helpful votes
Dvir Bar-Gal was a most knowledgeable guide. We learned so much about the Jewish history in Shanghai. We knew about the WWII community, but did not know anything about the 2 prior migrations of Jews that came from Iraq and Russia. The gravestone project, shown in the video, was
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Date of experience: November 2019
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