Things to do in Xian

As the ancient capital city for 13 dynasties in China's history, you never have to worry about finding no things to do in Lhasa. During the past thousands years' history, ancient Chinese created so many historical and cultural wonders, such as the Terracotta Warriors, Ancient City Wall, etc. Wandering in this ancient city, you fell as you are tracing back a history book of China. While around the Xian City, there are also some pleasant natural views, for example the Mount Hua.

Our travel experts have list the best things to do here to help you design a memorable Lhasa tour.

Xian Attraction Map

Tang Dynasty Dinner & Show

No. 1: Tang Dynasty Show

Type: History Museums, Ancient Ruins, Historic Sites

Recommended Length of Visit: 2~3 hours

Tang Dynasty Dinner Show features in two parts: a tasty traditional Xian dinner and a dancing show. Firstly, you will be served by a banquet dinner featuring numerous courses of beautifully prepared and presented food - including the famous Xi'an Dumplings. After dinner, you will attend an exotic and delightful Tang Dynasty Dancing and Musical Show which is a great presentation of imperial entertaining living of Tang Dynasty. The dancing show is the highlights. The costumes and scenery are exquisite and the dancers and musicians are extraordinarily talented. The dancers seem to float across the stage. While you will also see the musicians play the appropriate traditional music on authentic instruments some of which we cannot see in nowadays.

Xian Museum & Art

No. 2: Museum & Art

Type: Shaanxi History Museum; Xian Calligraphy Museum

Recommended Length of Visit: 2 hours

Shaanxi History Museum is a milestone during China's museum history. It is a full display of Shaanxi's history and culture as well as a fabulous collection of the whole China's art and culture which makes Shaanxi Museum the name of "Pear of ancient capital, treasury of China". (Tips: Shaanxi History Museum may be replaced with other activities because of crowding tourists during July, August and early September.)

Xian Calligraphy Museum is a good place to learn about Chinese Calligraphy. It features in a variety of works which were carved on stones.

Recommended Xian Tours

Top 3 Xian tours chosen by most customers to explore Xian in the best way. Check the detailed itinerary, or tailor your own trip now with us.

Welcome to Xian - Bell Tower
2 Days Xian City Break


Shanxi Provincial Museum
3 Days Classic Xian Tour


Xian train
6 Days Classic Beijing Xian High-speed Train Tour

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