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“dvir bar gal”(30 reviews)
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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...more
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Shang-Mira Garden Villa #1, 89 South Shui Cheng Lu, Shanghai, China
Gubei / Hongqiao / Minhang
+86 130 0214 6702
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Reviewed August 2, 2018

My husband and I usually travel independently but there are times when an outstanding guide can show you places you otherwise wouldn't see and, if you're lucky, that guide can also bring history to life. Dvir is that guide and his tour is not to...More

1  Thank Onemoredog
Reviewed June 24, 2018

Toured Beijing, Xian, and Shanghai with my family. We concluded the trip in Shanghai, including a wonderful tour by Dvir of the old Jewish quarter. As my father had grown up a refugee in the quarter I had heard a lot about the area. Dvir...More

1  Thank Sasha P
Reviewed June 7, 2018 via mobile

Dvir was amazing - his journey alone is worth joining the tour - trying to preserve the Jewish story/plight and uncovering the graves of the immigrants - wow. The tour itself, with its historical perspective, gives you an in-depth understanding of the Jewish plight in...More

Thank hbnem
Reviewed June 5, 2018

Dvir provides a very detailed history of Jews in Shanghai. His delivery of the information had the group hanging on to every word. Not only is he knowledgeable, but he provided stories of individuals that brought the history to life. You don't need to be...More

Thank Sunny51
Reviewed May 29, 2018

People from many countries and from various backgrounds have found their way to Shanghai where they have settled for a lifetime or until they were in a position to move on. Such is the history of the small populations of Jews who have made Shanghai...More

2  Thank BlissfulBoomer
Reviewed May 6, 2018 via mobile

Once in a while you meet a person that is emerged in historical values and facts that you wonder if he was part of that historical moment . Dvir is such a person . He took us back to 3 periods that Jewish persons seeked...More

Thank Frank H
Reviewed April 27, 2018 via mobile

Disclaimer, my grandparents were refugees in Shanghai during the Second World War for 6 year, so I have a personal interest in it, but nevertheless the tour was amazing, interesting, and informative. Dvir is able to bring it to life. I recommend this tour.

Thank JacobTravelor
Reviewed April 26, 2018

I took this tour on April 16 and it was the highlight of my trip to Shanghai. Dvir is absolutely the best tour guide ever! My communications in advance with Dvir were replied to immediately and my questions fully explained. The tour itself is very...More

2  Thank Jeff_From_LA
Reviewed April 18, 2018

Never knew about the Jews in Shanghai until I joined Dvir's tour. He provided deep insight into the history of the Jews and their contributions to the building of modern Shanghai, as well as their finding refuge there during the Holocaust years. I was also...More

Thank ChingWee
Reviewed April 6, 2018 via mobile

My Jewish family has a deep connection with Shanghai, so this tour was very personal. Dvir managed to open up the history even more for me and then some up, whilst making it very accessible for all my children (6, 10 & 12 y.o’s). I’ve...More

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Gubei / Hongqiao / Minhang
West of Shanghai’s better-known business, cultural and
entertainment centers, lies an expansive area of
residential neighborhoods peppered with lifestyle
pockets that have their own unique attractions. The
schools have formed pockets of international
communities throughout Gubei, Hongqiao and Minhang.
Quite a few entertainment and shopping centers have
built up over the years to cater to these communities.
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August 31, 2018|
Response from Dvir B | Property representative |
Sure best email me directly , Dvir
February 18, 2018|
Response from Dvir B | Property representative |
Hi Kim Please email me directly at shanghaijews at hotmail I will be able to check my diary and reply properly. Thank you Dvir