Dvir is an exceptional tour guide. We learned so much about the history of Shanghai in general, and then how the Jews of Shanghai fit in. I highly recommend this tour.
See a side of Shanghai you won’t find in the guidebooks on this expert-led tour of the city’s Jewish history. Learn how Jewish businessmen helped shaped the city, and explore the Jewish Ghetto where refugees lived during World War II. The tour begins and ends at a central location on the Bund riverfront, which means you'll have a chance to dramatic city views.
My wife and I took a tour of Jewish Shanghai with Dvir Bar-Gal, unsure of what to expect. Fortunately for us, we had a chance to experience a tour with one of the most knowledgeable individuals on Jewish life in Shanghai, whose passion and love...More
We cannot say enough good thing about this tour. Dvir truly is an expert and a scholar. Additionally, he truly cares to share his knowledge in a very meaningful and engaging way. I had mentioned to him that my stepmother had lived in the ghetto...More
This tour takes you through the three phases of Jewish immigration to Shanghai. You start on the Bund, and then move into the Jewish Ghetto, once known as Little Vienna. Our guide from Israel knew his stuff - he has been rescuing gravestones from the...More
Toured Beijing, Xian, and Shanghai with my family. We concluded the trip in Shanghai, including a wonderful tour by Dvir of the old Jewish quarter. As my father had grown up a refugee in the quarter I had heard a lot about the area. Dvir...More