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Tours of Jewish Shanghai

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About Tours of Jewish Shanghai
Shanghai's Jewish legacy and experience. A half day eye-opening tour of an extraordinary story guided since 2002 by Israeli Journalist Dvir Bar-Gal. From the media: "Bar-Gal, rich with knowledge and full of humor, takes his visitors along on a mesmerizing journey into an amazing, sweet and sour world. A world where opium dealers, old world colonialists, real estate moguls, hard working poor Chinese migrants and Jewish holocaust survivors mix. "
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Shanghai, China
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great 4 hour plus tour taking in the history of the Jews, famous Sephardi Jews who made their fortunes there and a most moving visit to where immigrants first lived. So much to absorb and take in but to see how people live today...More

Thank Nanoo2015
Reviewed 11 December 2018

Dvir was our wonderful guide when we joined his tour. He made it interesting and very informative His knowledge is incredible ,about the history of the Jews from the arrival of the Shamoon family to present day I would recommend anyone who is thinking of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Louise25539
Reviewed 30 November 2018

Although the tour focuses on Jewish history, it's also more broadly a history of the city. Well worth the time and money.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Bonnie S
Reviewed 28 November 2018 via mobile

It was a treat having Dvir guide me through the Jewish history of Shanghai. Although it is a complex story, his ability to explain the timeline and events, brought to life a rich and remarkable culture. It is not possible to gain even a fraction...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank lydias
Reviewed 18 November 2018 via mobile

I was fortunate enough to be in a tour group led by Dvir Bar-Gal who took us through the history of Jews in shanghai. This is my email to him; Thank you so much for your very informative tour on Friday. I found it fascinating....More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank hmeyer1
Reviewed 11 November 2018

We booked the day prior, which was not a good idea (almost didn't get a chance to be a part of something really spacial). Arriving late meant we played catch up for the next few minutes, (we missed out)! This tour is a must, an...More

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank barry25_13
Reviewed 3 November 2018

This was a most enjoyable morning and early afternoon with Dvir! He is truly an expert of the Jewish history of Shanghai and we learned much more than we ever knew about the city and its Jewish roots -- all the way back to the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank profginsburg
Reviewed 26 October 2018

This 4-5 tour with Dvir Bar-Gal was fantastic. He is extremely knowledgeable about the subject matter, and he presents it in an enthusiastic and entertaining way that makes the history memorable. The tour is well organized, with plenty of breaks to sit down or have...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jeanniedc
Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

This tour is a must if you are in Shanghai! Our guide Dvir was so passionate and knowledgeable about Jewish history. Fascinating tour where we learned about Shanghai’s little-known Jewish history - from the Baghdadi Jews who arrived after the Opium War (and who built...More

1  Thank jennifertZ6356OX
Reviewed 17 October 2018

Such a GREAT tour!!! We learned things that we never knew and Dvir is the perfect guide; he is a walking history book!!! He knows everything on the topic and shares his knowledge in a way that is informative, interesting, and engaging. Put this tour...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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31 August 2018|
Response from 402dvirb | Property representative |
Sure best email me directly , Dvir
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Hi do you know what Dvir ful email address is I need to confirm for Oct.