Private Tour: Xi’an City Wall, Great Mosque and Shuyuanmen Cultural Street
Provided by Viator
Book and travel before March 31, 2014, and save up to 23% on the recommended retail rate
DescriptionMake the most of your time in Xi’an and enjoy this full-day experience of Xi’an’s top sites and activities with your own private guide. On this private tour, admire the city’s historical architecture on a walk along the ancient city wall. Experience the bustling street culture at Shuyuanmen Ancient Cultural Street and the Muslim Quarter to visit the Great Mosque. Your tour has been customized to make sure you get the best experience of Xi’an.After your guide picks you up from your Xi'an hotel, your private tour of Xi’an begins with a short guided walk along Nan Da Jie (South Street) to Shuyuanmen Ancient Cultural Street. Walk past the intricate archway entrance and mosey along the cobbled pathways lined with shops selling various knick-knacks like jade ornaments, calligraphies, folk handicrafts and more.Reach the park area comprised of a moat and a small-scale forest surrounding the Xi’an City Wall. Here, see locals practice morning exercises like dancing, tai chi and singing – you can even join along! Walk up the steps of the South Gate until you reach the top of the wall, where you’ll stroll along the walkway with your guide and admire views of the city below. Marvel at the complex architecture of the gates and towers on each side of the wall.Your guide will then walk with you to the Muslim Quarter, a charming area buzzing with various exotic food stalls, souvenir shops and diverse visitors. Visit one of the popular restaurants of the Muslim Quarter for a Chinese lunch. Afterwards, step inside the Great Mosque, one of the most renowned mosques in the country, featuring traditional Chinese-style architecture with sprinklings of Arabic lettering and decorations. From your guide, hear interesting facts about this temple including its role as a place of worship for Chinese Muslims and the structure's completely Chinese-style architecture. Your tour will end here.
- English-speaking guide
- Entrance fees: City Wall and Great Mosque
- Foot massage
- Tea ceremony
- Hotel pickup
- Hotel drop-off
- Gratuities (optional)
Departs from your Xi'an hotel
9amHotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.
Concludes at the Great Mosque