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Big Bus Tours Shanghai

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Room1205 Hui Jin Tower,515 Hankou Road | Room 2202,White Magnolia Plaza, Shanghai 200001, China
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My husband and I usually enjoy a hop on hop off bus as a way to get oriented to a city. We had been to Shanghai once before as part of a tour and since we were on our own this time we decided to...More

Thank Lori C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Kids wanted to go see the fishes at the Aquarium. So, took the train to Liujiazhui station at the Pudong area. And, there was a Hop-On-Hop-Off City Bus service center right next to the Pearl Tower. We decided to have a look and it was...More

3  Thank Vigswaminathan
Reviewed 1 week ago

I highly recommend The Shanghai Bus Tour for anyone visiting Shanghai for the first time. The tour is reasonably priced. The ticket is valid for 24 hrs from the time you purchase it. It gives a completely different perspective of the city because, if you...More

1  Thank KarthikGanapathy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love using Hop-on, Hop-off tours when exploring new cities. This tour was a great value - I even purchased the 48 hour pass with the three attractions even though I was only using it for 1 day. Unfortunately, the stops were infrequent - you...More

3  Thank Lindsey B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Key points of this review: 1. Not much history of Shanghai in the commentary, mostly music. 2. Cannot hop off... bus will skip some of the stops, not sure how you trigger the driver to stop. 3. No list of times the buses will hit...More

1  Thank Abigail C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I saw quite a few more buses from another company called City Bus than I did for this one and sometimes the wait was rather long to either get the bus or to move off. Also one of the stops on the map seemed not...More

1  Thank 306bertw
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We always try to start a stay in our travels by using the hop-on, hop-off bus. This was worth it. Three routes that we managed to fully cover on the 24 hour ticket. Only complaints were (1) we don't think they run enough busses because...More

2  Thank profginsburg
Reviewed 27 October 2018

I get on Hop-On Hop-Off buses in every country I visit, so my critique is that the audio tour has more content. There's information on there, but not as much as I'd have liked. The bus does go on good routes, but just know that...More

8  Thank Shannon K
Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

The tour itself is great, however changing the vouchers of the bus and boat cost 2 hours. Best to buy on the spot!

Thank Denise K
Reviewed 21 October 2018

Have used this type of transport in many cities and this bus is very clean and reliable. English commentary is good, but could provide more information between stops. Little too much music. Top deck was half inclosed and the back half had a canvas roof...More

3  Thank Samantha W
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activity. Oceans of local and foreign tourists flow
in and out of the area every day to see grand museums,
go shopping and eat at some of Shanghai’s most storied
food centers. Shanghai residents, meanwhile, live and
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Marianne H
27 January 2018|
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Response from Tony C | Reviewed this property |
We got our tickets at one of the stops near our hotel. Well worth experience especially if you are looking for a overview of the city. I suggest doing bus tour the first or second day of your visit, so you can select the... More
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Desi_Sianipar
16 December 2017|
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Response from anastasiosp2017 | Reviewed this property |
Good morning, check travelchinaguide and select cityguides, shanghai , transportation and sightseeing-bus web address . You will find all information you need Best regards Tasos
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Raquel E
9 May 2017|
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Response from carmina d | Reviewed this property |
Late reply but you can check there site... Pick the stop nearest your hotel.. they have their staff at most of the stops to assist you..
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