Today, Shanghai may look like a city straight from the future; however, its financial district and bustling ports belie a more humble beginning as a fishing town. In the 1920s and 1930s, Shanghai attracted immigrants from Russia and Europe. This created a religious and cultural melting pot—Jewish synagogues and Jesuit churches stood alongside Buddhist shrines and traditional “shikumen” houses. Juxtapose this unique architectural heritage with its iconic skyscrapers and Shanghai has grown up into an urban habitat unlike any other.

Getting There

G Adventures runs a number of departures to China encompassing a wide range of departure dates and activities to cater for different tastes. We’re thrilled at the prospect of showing you this big blue planet of ours — check out our small group trips here.

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