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Tour Overview

Calligraphy is an eye-catching brand in traditional Chinese art. In the world there is no any other character can be developed into a unique art like Chinese character. Learning Chinese calligraphy is to develop a skill, to appreciate a typical Chinese style beauty, and to cultivate one’s mind.

Our guide and driver will meet you at your hotel lobby at confirmed time and escortto have the Chinese calligraphy class. We handpick 3 distinctive sites for reference where you could take the class: Yanyuan Garden in Small Wild Goose Pagoda, Museum of Stone Steles and Tangbo Art Museum.  You are free to choose one from them:

Yanyuan Garden

The Garden locates in Small Wild Goose Pagoda & Xi’an Museum Scenic Area. it is 20 minutes driving from Bell Tower. Besides the calligraphy learning, you could pay a visit to exhibition hall of Xi’an Museum and the ancient Chinese style courtyard of Small Wilde Goose Pagoda. There is no entrance fee unless you climb the Small Wild Goose Pagoda.

Beilin Museum (Museum of Stone Steles)

Beilin Museum nearby Bell Tower is called the No.1 library of stone books in China. The museum collects large quantities of inscribed steles made from the Han to the Qing Dynasties. The steles bear both Chinese calligraphy art and traditional Chinese literature content. And the steles also explain the mainstream culture transmission method in ancient China. If you are Chinese history and culture lover, paying a visit to Beilin Museum after the calligraphy class is a good opportunity for you to learn some in-depth thing of Chinese calligraphy art.

Chinese Calligraphy Class
Chinese Calligraphy Class

Tangbo Art Museum

Tangbo Art Museum locates close to Big Wild Goose Pagoda. Exhibits in the museum is small in scale but each exhibit is interesting and exquisite. Chinese calligraphy learning is part of the museum visiting.

Learning Highlights

  • Appreciate calligraphy works by local calligraphers.
  • Get basic knowledge of the writing brush, ink, paper, and ink stone. The most important tools related to Chinese calligraphy.
  • Learning about basic writing skill from calligrapher. The calligraphy will give you a one-to-one instruction.
  • Create your own works of art with the help of calligrapher.
  • Appreciate the inner relationship between writing and breathing.

Kindly note:

It’s no problem if you have no idea about Chinese calligraphy before, as long as you are enthusiastic and willing to hold a brush

Please take care when taking the calligraphy class. The ink and writing brush may smear your jacket.


Tour Price Per Person ($=USD)

The price varies depending on the activity, number of people, travel date, and selected hotel. Please contact us for a specific price.


Price includes

  • Air-condition car and licensed driver
  • English speaking guide
  • Entrance fee
  • Private calligraphy class
  • One bottle of water per person per day

Price excludes

  • Meal (If you need lunch or dinner arranged by us, please advise in advance.)
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities (recommended)
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