At confirmed time (advised start at 13:00-14:00), our guide will meet you at your hotel lobby by holding a board with your name. Then you will take bus or Metro to Xian City Wall (Nanmen Stop of Bus and Yong Ning Men Station of Metro L2). You will enter the scenic area from South Gate which has grandest view among all 4 major gates of City Wall. It is the most complete and well-preserved as well as the largest city wall in China. It was built for military defense in the ancient time. There’s an option to ride a bike on the wall top.
Afterward take the Metro to Big Wild Goose Pagoda. You will change from Metro L2 to L3 at Xiao Zhai Station and then get off Metro at Da Yan Ta Station. Walking through the North Square of Big Wild Goose Pagoda (about 15 min) you will arrive at the entrance gate of Da Cien Temple where the pagoda stands.
Then take the Metro back to city center and get off at Zhong Lou Station. Explore local food and snack in Muslim Street where you may have a simple dinner. After that wander on the Bell & Drum Tower Square to have an outer look of the two 600+ years old towers. You will appreciate the charming night view of the ancient capital city for some time in the early evening.
At last, the guide will escort you back to hotel by public vehicle (bus or metro).
Xian subway is of great characteristics. Each station is decorated with a large number of reliefs, cultural walls and so on. The ornamental material and style are also not the same. Such as metal process, modern technology, ceramic and granite, ect. Along the subway route, you will follow our guide to stop by 2-4 stations, get off to visit several famous spots where you can feel strong locally humanistic and distinctive atmosphere. 4 stations you will probably pass and their relative highlights are displayed as following:
Zhonglou Station: where you can visit famous Bell & Drum Tower Square and Muslim Street. Zhonglou locates in the center of Xian city. And Muslim street is a place that mostly concentrates Xian snacks by Halal cooking method. Visitors could stroll on the square, see dazzling souvenirs or artifact shops & snack stall.
Yongningmen Station: the nearest subway station to the South Gate of City Wall. South Gate is a popular place for young people to play music. You will also see special ways of exercise that popularizes among middle and aged people in China (Square Dance). Additionally, you can visit the City Wall, the most complete and well-preserved as well as the largest city wall in China. It was built for military defense in the ancient time. There’s an option to ride a bike on the wall top.
Xiaozhai Station: Xiaozhai is regarded as the most youthful trading area in Xian. The famous Saga International Shopping Center is built here, which is equipped with shopping, catering, entertainment and other facilities. One of the attraction in Saga is “Asian First Escalator” with 50.3 meter’s length. It is the longest indoor escalator in Asia.
Dayanta Station: there’s a large plaza located at the foot of the Big Wild Goose Pagoda, a world-famous Buddhist holy land. The plaza is the largest Tang-themed cultural square in Asia and has become a cultural tourist attraction for not only local people to enjoy gathering, sightseeing and leisure but also travelers to feel the city in-depth. Music Fountain is one of the biggest highlight here, as the largest fountain square in Asia, even the world. After the tour, you will be escorted back to your hotel safely.
*You can choose and decide how many stations to stop and enjoy the scenery according to your pace, but the tour usually lasts 6~7 hours in total.
*The night view of the South Gate and Big Wild Goose Pagoda Plaza is really fascinating, so it is suggested to stop at Yongningmen & Dayanta Station at last.
*Meal suggestion is always kindly offered by your local experienced guide.
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Food is a part of the important culture for Chinese people. China fits for all budgets. Hotels booked by us will include breakfast. Lunch is chosen at restaurant which is popular among locals, and with good environment. (All restaurants have Western styled Washroom available if this is what makes you feel headache about China) Dinner is mostly left for yourself, so you enjoy more freedom on your local food adventure or some familiar hometown food. If you are a Vegetarian, or Muslim , or allergy on any kind of food, you are suggested to inform this to your travel consultant, they will help arrange proper restaurant or food to meet your needs.