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Shanghai off the beaten path

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Shanghai off the beaten path
There is much to be discovered in Shanghai that many visitors miss. This list offers a couple of unusual small museums and monuments, a cooking class and even a tour of the city by vintage sidecar motorbike.
Good for: Groups, Individuals
Seasons: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
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Shanghai Jewish Refugees Museum
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Shanghai Jewish Refugees Museum

The Shanghai Jewish Refugees Museum contains the site of one of only two synagogues in Shanghai, the Ohel Moshe Synagogue, along with two exhibition halls. Volunteers offer informative tours of the museum.

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: 1-2 hours
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The Kitchen at... Cooking Studio
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The Kitchen at... Cooking Studio

A hands-on 90-minute cooking class of two to three recipes in a well-equipped kitchen. Reservations must be made in advance, and there is an additional cost for ingredients.

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: 1-2 hours
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Shanghai Museum of Arts and Crafts
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Shanghai Museum of Arts and Crafts

Museum displays traditional crafts of ivory, jade and wood carvings, textiles, painted snuff bottles and a variety of folk crafts. There are some studios where you can watch artisans at work, as well as a gift shop of high-quality goods (and prices).

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: 1-2 hours
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Birthplace of Chinese Communist Party
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Birthplace of Chinese Communist Party

Site of the First National Congress of the Communist Party of China.

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: <1 hour
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Insiders-Shanghai Private One-day Tour
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Insiders-Shanghai Private One-day Tour

Explore Shanghai by vintage sidecar motorbike. Recently recommended by TIME magazine, National Geographic Traveller, Vogue or ELLE Magazine across 38 countries; Shanghai Insiders offers you the most original way to venture out and explore Shanghai off the beaten tracks while quenching your own centers of interests, might it be architecture, photography, food, art, etc. Enjoy an open-air... More

Explore Shanghai by vintage sidecar motorbike. Recently recommended by TIME magazine, National Geographic Traveller, Vogue or ELLE Magazine across 38 countries; Shanghai Insiders offers you the most original way to venture out and explore Shanghai off the beaten tracks while quenching your own centers of interests, might it be architecture, photography, food, art, etc. Enjoy an open-air adventure comfortably seated in the side-car of a classic motorbike. Every tour is tailor made by your insider who is an expat who has been living in Shanghai for a minimum of 3 years. Shanghai Insiders is the friend of a friend you wished you had in a city you do not know. Don't forget to ask for our champagne option! Less

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: 1-2 hours
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