Visit Small Wild Goose Pagoda and watch the Shadow Puppet Performance on our Xi’an tour!
• Small Wild Goose Pagoda
•Shadow Puppet Performance
•Hotel pickup & drop-off
We’ll pick you up at either 9:00am or 2:00pm from your hotel lobby and travel with your local guide by taxi to start this half day cultural tour!
Located on the central axis of the Jianfu Temple in south Xian, Small Wild Goose Pagoda survives from the Tang Dynasty (618-907). It was called “Jianfu Temple Pagoda” during the Tang and Song Dynasties. Its present name is closely related to the “Big Wild Goose Pagoda”. Follow your guide to visit this pagoda and the Xian Museum to learn the history and culture of Xi’an.
Then enjoy the famous Shadow Puppet Performance originated more than 2000 years ago. Learn how it works as ‘One mouth tells stories of thousands of years, a pair of hands operates millions of soldiers.’ Ask your guide about its history and marvel at the lingering music, exquisite sculpture, brisk color and lively performance.
A flavorsome Dumplings lunch or dinner (based on your tour time) will be served in the time-honored De Fa Chang Restaurant. This is the top choice for you to enjoy traditional Shaanxi dumplings. Afterwards, bid farewell to your guide, you could take a taxi return to the hotel on your own or continue other sightseeing by yourself.
More info about Xi’an:
Xi`an is a large city and capital of Shaanxi Province in central China.
More info about China:
Destination China China is a country with ancient history and civilization dating all the way back to 21st century BCE. Traces of ancient civilizations are present and well preserved in almost every corner of the country so it is great place to visit for both relaxation and cultural enlightenment.