Things to Do in Xian

As an ancient capital city, the long history left Xian with lots of cultural relics. Things to Do in Xian recommends some of the most popular attractions and activities to help travelers to Xian spend an impressive outstanding Xian tour.

Tang Paradise

This was a nice place to visit. To be honest, it wasn’t exactly what I thought it would be, I though it would be a replica of a Tang Palace, giving you a real historic feel like you’ve gone back in time, but it really wasn’t quite like this. Sure they have a big ‘palace’ but insi…...

Tang Paradise

Shaanxi Grand Opera House Xi’an

We went to this as part of our china tour, to be honest we were not expecting to enjoy the evening. We enjoyed the meal, some of the dumplings we really tasty. The show was after the meal and was actually good with some dancers then musicians. There were drinks and ice creams ava…...

Shaanxi Grand Opera House Xi’an

Drum Tower (Gulou)

The lighting is mesmerising and can be seen from a distance! You can also go up for a view (we dint). Even better walk to the Muslim quarter right behind it for some fresh local street food which is amazing – do not miss!...

Drum Tower (Gulou)

Xi’an Museum & Small Goose Pagoda (Xiaoyanta)

Reviews on Xi’an Museum & Small Goose Pagoda (Xiaoyanta) Visitor 1: “Amazing Fabrics and Jade” This is a relatively small museum which mainly houses an exhibition of jade artefacts and exquisite dresses and costumes dating right up to the twentieth century. Unlike most other sites entry is free!...

Xi’an Museum & Small Goose Pagoda (Xiaoyanta)

Huifang Style Street (Muslim Quarter)

Reviews on Huifang Style Street (Muslim Quarter) Visitor 1: “Very busy, exciting street” A very busy but exciting street. Food stalls everywhere. Trinkets and small items for sale. Well worth the visit. Trying to find somewhere to sit down can be challenging. I would do this again. Visitor 2: “Fasci...

Huifang Style Street (Muslim Quarter)

Tang Dynasty Dinner Show

Reviews on Tang Dynasty Dinner Show Visitor 1: “Tang Dynasty Show & Meal” The show was excellent ,We were right at the front although a couple of rows back might have been better, the meal was also very Good, The singing & dancing were Brilliant, well worth seeing.Nice theater for the show. ...

Tang Dynasty Dinner Show

Huaqing Hot Springs

Reviews on Huaqing Hot Springs Visitor 1: “Worth a Look” If your heading to the Warriors, this is another good attraction to visit. Take a few hours here for a leisurely stroll through the Bathing Houses and Gardens. We had a private guide for the day and he was very informative. If its a clear [&he...

Huaqing Hot Springs

Banpo Neolithic Village

Reviews on Banpo Neolithic Village Visitor 1: “Highly Underated attraction” Admittedly I am a history nut, but the excavation of the Banpo Neolithic village in Xi’an was an extremely enjoyable stop for me. It is almost entirely inside and air conditioned, which made a pleasant break on a warm day. B...

Banpo Neolithic Village

Small Wild Goose Pagoda (Xiaoyan Paogoda)

Reviews on the Small Wild Goose Pagoda Visitor 1: “Really good, excellent value, and very beautiful” The less well visited pagoda in downtown Xi’an. But in my opinion the best by far. Not so easy to find, the entrance on Youyi Lu is an easy walk from the south gate of the city, it looks […]...

Small Wild Goose Pagoda (Xiaoyan Paogoda)