I will take you on a journey through the history of Shanghai, including how it became a country 700 years ago, and how the remaining ancient buildings tell the story. You will see different kinds of Chinese architecture with your own eyes, including temples, gardens, and castles. You will also learn how to distinguish the basic symbols in Chinese architecture and understand the philosophy of Chinese culture. Our walking route will include the Shanghai Old Street, Yuyuan Garden, and City God Temple.
Hello, I'm Jun, a City Walk designer and presenter who have great passion and emotional love for sharing Shanghai's history and architecture to friends all around the world. I spent my childhood in the Old Town surrounded by Chinese elements and stories behind the symbols. I would love to offer you personal and professional insights on Chinese architecture and garden art. Feel free to check my other experiences Discover Art Deco of Shanghai 1930s/ www.airbnb.com/experiences/149825 Skyscrapers Night Walk/ https://www.airbnb.com/experiences/169181
Yuyuan Garden ticket Explore the finest Chinese garden in Shanghai
City God Temple ticket Explore the local religious place and life
We'll meet at the station and walk through an old neighborhood to take a closer look at the lifestyle of the people who live there. We'll feel the atmosphere of Shanghai City God Temple and enter the famous Yuyuan Garden to learn how to interpret mysterious symbols in Chinese culture and their influence in modern China.