Buddhism, Taoism, and Confucianism laid the fundamental base of Chinese civilization. This private 3-hour walking tour will take you to a Buddhist Nun Temple, City God Taoist Temple, and Confucian Temple hidden in old city alleyways. Your expert guide will unveil the mystery of three great ancient oriental religions.
You will be met by your expert guide at your centrally located hotel, then proceed to Shanghai old city area. 3-hour private walking tour will take you to historical religious sites scattered among narrow alleyways. First, you will explore a secluded practicing Buddhist nun temple, its tranquility will make you feel far away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Second, you visit a live Taoist Temple, where many pray for blessings from the Shanghai City God, as well as their unique Chinese zodiac god. Finally you enter a Confucian Temple, which is well-known for its scholar study room and bonsai garden. Meanwhile, you also get to know these three religions' developing history and main principles, witness how people practice them, and how ancient oriental religions influence people's lives in the cosmopolitan city today. The tour finishes at old city area. You could either explore more, enjoy local snacks and tea drinking, or our guide will help you find your way, assist you get a Taxi back to your hotel.