Shanghai's Jewish Ghetto

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60 $ per person
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From 1850 to 1950 waves of Jewish immigrants - from India, Russia and Germany - had a significant impact on the economy and development of Shanghai.

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  • Languages: Englisch
  • Participants : 2 - 10
  • Duration : 2 hours
  • Offer type : private (no other participants)
  • Tour ID: 8045
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The source of numerous books and documentaries, the Shanghai ghetto was an area of approximately one square mile in the Hongkou District of Japanese-occupied Shanghai and home to about twenty thousand Jewish refugees from Europe before and after WWII.

Walk the streets of the former Jewish neighborhoods where now local people live and have a chat with the Chinese who have spent most of their life time in that area, see the site of the Joint Distribution Committee, Jewish Shelter, local Chinese park with the Monument for Jewish Refugees, and the Ohel Moishe Synagogue (now the Museum of Jews in Shanghai).

We will pass interesting shops, Chinese DIY sea food and fish restaurants, small local birds and fish market, and a special buddist temple in the end of the tour to let you understand the buddhist rituals and practices.

Price: RMB350 per person

Additional information

What to bring:
- Comfortable cloth and walking shoes
- cash.

Included in the price

Price includes all tickets admission to all sites listed: Ohel Moishe Synagogue (now the Museum of Jews in Shanghai) and for temple.

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Direction's in both Chinese and English will be provided for you to arrive at our starting point.

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