Disappearing Old City Walking Tour

Tour Description

Laoximen — whose name means "Old West Gate" in Chinese — is one of the last vestiges of Shanghai's pre-colonial past and is disappearing, which has over 400 years of history. This is the area where remains a historical layer of the neighborhood. Here, you can find Confucian Temple, 1920s Art Deco-style Shikumen, 1930s Japanese style houses combine, show you the different time background of Shanghai.Unfortunately, many historic buildings in Laoximen that represent a piece of Shanghai's past are being torn down by bulldozers to make way for more tall and shiny high-rises down the road. Let's have a look at it before it's gone!

Meeting Time

Every Sunday Morning 10am-1pm *Look for our WildLeap sign to find us! *Suggest arriving 5-10 min earlier. *By booking only.

What's Included

Tickets for Shanghai Confucian Temple

Meeting Point

Laoximen Metro Station (Line 8/10), Exit 1 Address: Corner of South Xizang Road and East Fuxing Road, next to the McDonald’s In Chinese: 老西门地铁站1号口(8/10号线),西藏南路与复兴东路路口,麦当劳隔壁

Ending Point

Close to Laoximen Metro Station (Line 8/10).


10% discount for our Free Walking Tour participants!
April 2021
Payment Options

We will gladly accept online payment in the methods below, as well as cash or cheque in person.

Have Questions?

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