Explore the best highlights of Shanghai through this guided half-day Shanghai shore excursion. Learn about the city’s history and culture as you visit famous landmarks such as the Jade Buddha Temple, Fresh Water Pearl Gallery, People’s Square, Shanghai Grand Theater and Shanghai Art Museum.
 

Tour Code: CSS 04
Duration: Haft Day (approx. 5 hours)
Start/End: Shanghai cruise terminal/Shanghai cruise terminal
Highlights: Jade Buddha Temple, Fresh Water Pearl Gallery, Shanghai People’s Square, Shanghai Grand Theater and Shanghai Art Museum.
Tour Customizable: Absolutely! (Tell us your specific requirements in the inquiry form)
Tour Category: Shanghai shore excursions from cruise port

 
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Your private driver and guide will pick you up from Shanghai port. Start your tour with a visit to the Jade Buddha Temple where you’ll see the best collection of jade sculptures from Myanmar. Constructed in the Qing dynasty, the temple follows the architectural style of the Song dynasty. Visit the Shanghai Buddhist Institute, also housed within the temple, and learn about the community of monks who live there.

Reclining Buddha in Jade Buddha Temple, Shanghai.

Reclining Buddha in Jade Buddha Temple, Shanghai.

Next up is the Fresh Water Pearl Gallery where you’ll see the interesting process of pearl cultivation. Afterwards, travel to the heart of the city and stop for a leisurely walk around Shanghai People’s Square. Converted from a former horseracing track, the square is a vast green area with the Shanghai Grand Theater and Shanghai Art Museum located inside. Visit the Feng Shui-inspired Shanghai Museum to see a comprehensive collection of Chinese arts, including paintings, calligraphy, sculptures, jade carvings and furniture. Return to Shanghai port for your cruise departure. Trip ends.

Shanghai Art Museum.

Shanghai Art Museum.

What’s included?

  • A private English-speaking tour guide (Other language upon requested)
  • Good private air-conditioned vehicle (car, van or bus) with a driver
  • Entrance fees & permits to the sightseeing listed in the itinerary
  • One bottle of water/per person/day
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges

What’s excluded?

  • Food and drinks
  • China visa
  • Drinks & beverages
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips & gratuities (optional)
  • Others not mentioned