Shanghai's Root - Guang Fu Lin
Guang Fu Lin is an archaeological site in Songjiang District estimated to be over 5000 years old. A trip to escape the big city, relax, and learn about the roots of Shanghai.
Guang Fu Lin is an archaeological site in Songjiang District estimated to be over 5000 years old. This place is relatively unknown and off the beaten path.
This place is relatively unknown and off the beaten path. At the beginning of the 21st century, discoveries in Songjiang Guangfulin Cultural Relics made a great contribution to archaeology. Firstly, it clearly divided the primitive society into types like Songze Cultural, Liangzhu Cultural and Guangfulin Cultural, which was considered to be the cultural relics of New Stone Era in Taihu area; secondly, immigrants from the Yellow River were conformed to be the first group of immigrants coming to Shanghai; thirdly, there were towns in Shanghai dating back to as far as Zhou Dynasty; fourthly, two unique types of houses in primitive society were found: stilt house and ground house
You will explore the associated Cultural Relics Park and its "floating museum," which contains Neolithic remains, history from the East Zhou period (770 BC - 256 BC), and a discussion of the "China Pyramids" design. We will also visit a Zen-style temple, music fountain, library, and pagoda. The day will also include a sip of tea and local lunch in the museum area.
Price: RMB3500 for up to 2 people
RMB550 per additional person
(Including guide fee, entrance fee, and transport)
For a group of more than 10 people, please contact us for a larger group offer
The program is 8hrs. The guide will meet you at your hotel. Kindly note, food cost is not included in this price (these costs are usually minimal), it makes the tour more flexible and you can get the chance to try different kinds of genuine Chinese food. Our guides are always happy to recommend. Note that the guide will join you for meals and we ask that you pay for the guide.
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