Start the tour from the meeting with our guide at your downtown hotel lobby. The exact pickup time will be reconfirmed one day ahead of the travel date. Taking this tour you will follow the guide to visit the City God Temple and Wujiang Road to seek the most authentic local snacks. When the tour ends, we drive you back to your downtown hotel.
Your hotel in Shanghai downtown area
17:30 (also flexible if you advise)
Local food is always an outstanding tag of a city. Different places fertilize characteristic diet culture on their land which is a comprehensive result of geography, history and humanity. The Shanghai city, as a global financial center in China, also used to be a colony in ancient times, it has integrated many different styles of cooking, and has caused the present all-sided local cuisine. This is a gourmet-exploring tour which will bring your stomach and tongue a fully unforgettable taste.
In the afternoon usually 5:30 pm, you will be picked up from your Shanghai downtown hotel lobby. The guide and driver will take you to the famous City God Temple, a popular tourism spot and busy district that covers the ancient City God Temple and some shopping & gourmet area as well as Yuyuan Garden (closed after 5pm). Outside the temple is there a pedestrian street, you will be dazzled by various snack shops or stands scattered everywhere. The snacks on the top must-eat list are Roasted Mutton Cubes, Fried bean curd, Garlic fans steamed scallop in shell, Spicy Crayfish, Steamed Small Meat Dumpling in Basket and so on. The guide will help you to try some that meets your interest and explain the cooking method or ingredients if you would like to know.
After strolling in the street near City God Temple, there’s also one more place gathered with food. If you are in the mood, let’s take a visit to Wujiang Road as well. You will have a chance to try the famous and authentic wonton, fried buns and many kinds of dessert. It’s renovated and looks more orderly and it is a good place for local to get entertainment and have a good meal.
After the night tour, you will be transferred back to your Shanghai downtown hotel around 8 pm.