Xi'an Cultural Tour with Shadow Puppet and Pottery Making Class

Explore and compare Small and Big Wild Goose Pagodas, learn the history and culture of Xi'an at Xian Museum, enjoy a fascinating ancient local shadow puppet performance, have dumplings for lunch at the historical De Fa Chang Restaurant, and take a pottery making class with professional instructor at Tang cultural street to. You will have a unique cultural travel experience on this full-day guided tour in Xi’an.

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  • What's included :
    • Private transportation
    • Hotel pickup & drop-off
    • English-speaking guide
    • Dumplings Lunch
    • Fuel surcharge and tax
    • Entrance ticket fees
    • Entry/Admission - Small Goose Pagoda
    • Entry/Admission - Big Wild Goose Pagoda (Dayanta)
    What's excluded :
    • Personal expense
    • Gratuities
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Small Goose Pagoda, No.72 Youyi Road, Beilin District, Xi'an 710068 China

    Meet you private guide at 9 am from your hotel lobby and enjoy comfortable private transfer to start your cultural private day tour with interesting activities.

    You will firstly visit Small Wild Goose Pagoda which survived from Tang Dynasty (618 - 907) and also named “Jianfu Temple Pagoda” during Tang and Song Dynasties. Its present name is closely related to the “Big Wild Goose Pagoda” which you will visit in the afternoon. Follow your guide to explore the pagoda and Xi'an Museum to learn the history and culture of Xi’an.

    Next, enjoy famous Shadow Puppet Performance that works in the form of "one mouth tells stories of thousands of years with a pair of hands operates millions of soldiers." Ask your guide about its history and be marveled at the lingering music, exquisite puppets, brisk colors, and lively performance. Enjoy a delicious dumpling Lunch at the historical De Fa Chang Restaurant before your afternoon activity.

    Duration: 4 hours

    Stop At: Big Wild Goose Pagoda (Dayanta), Enci Temple The southern part of Yata Road, Yanta District, Xi'an 710061 China

    Later move on to stroll around the most remarkable North Square boasting the largest musical fountain in Asia. Then, walk into Daci'en Temple to marvel at ancient Big Wild Goose Pagoda which attracts numerous visitors for its fame and status in Buddhist religion and its simple but appealing architecture style. Your last stop will be the pottery making class on the Tang Cultural Street. Follow your professional instructor to make a perfect clay product with your own hands and enjoy simple fun with clay.

    Afterwards, take your private transfer back to your hotel to conclude the trip.

    Duration: 4 hours

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Pick-up from centrally located Xi'an hotels, drop-off at the original departure point. Please provide detailed hotel information while booking.
    Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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Organised by TWT Travel

Activity ID: V-7888P51

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