Explore the most historically and culturally significant spots in Shanghai and learn a great deal about traditional Chinese culture, lifestyle and philosophy on this private day trip with a knowledgeable English speaking local tour guide. Enjoy the tranquil and serene ambiance of the Yuyuan Gardens surrounded by jade sculptures, traditional pools, and the remarkable architectural style of the Ming Dynasty. Soak in the transcendent atmosphere at the Jade Buddha Temple and marvel at two very rare cultural relics of the sitting and reclining Buddha. Visit the Taoist temple of Chenghuangmiao and splurge on traditional Chinese street food, crafts, jewelry and souvenirs.
If you need to take a break from the hustle and bustle of Shanghai’s cityscape, then you’re in luck! Book through Klook and avail of tickets to enter one of Shanghai’s five classical gardens, the Yu Garden! Go for a lovely stroll around this natural gem that has over four hundred years worth of history; it was once a private residence back in the Ming Dynasty. As you romp around the garden, you’ll spot a wide variety of gorgeous flora and revel in the peaceful atmosphere generated by the rustling of leaves and the fragrance of flowers. There’s also various architectural marvels that you can admire, like the Depository of Books and Paintings where you can check out magnificent paintings and calligraphy made by master artists and writers. This is definitely a must for any nature lover visiting China’s largest city.