【Shuyuanmen Street】Situated on the eastern side of the South Gate, Shuyuanmen, namely Shuyuan Gate, is a cultural street factually restored in the style of the ancient architectures of the Ming (1368-1644) and Qing (1644-1911) dynasties. It is about 570 meters (623 yards) long and about 10 meters (11 yards) wide. Shuyuanmen won its name because the Guanzhong Shuyuan (central Shaanxi academy, established in the Ming Dynasty), which was one of the leading academies in ancient China and the highest institution of Shaanxi Province in Ming Dynasty and Qing Dynasty, was located here.Rambling down the street, you may taste the true life of people in Xi'an and find the remains of an ever-refulgent dynasty.
【Xi'an City Wall】(Chengqiang), Xi'an, Shaanxi the City Wall. On route, hear about the wall’s history and construction. Built in around 1370 and measuring 8.5 miles (14 kilometers) long and 40 feet (12 meters) high, this massive structure is the oldest, biggest, and best preserved city wall in China.
【Xian’s Muslim Street】is a fantastic place to wonder, where all shops and restaurants are operated by Muslims.Tourists from all over China and the rest of the world throng the small stalls and restaurants for delicacies.
【Defachang Dumpling Banquet】Dumpling, as a traditional snack in North of China, has a history of more than 2,000 years. Xian, an ancient capital, is considered as the home or the birthplace of the great dumpling tradition. Xian Defachang Dumpling Banquet is famous for various styles, flavors, shapes, colors and unique techniques. Besides, ingredients also include different kinds of vegetables, meats and seasonings. The methods of cooking include baking, boiling, steaming, frying and roasting. Moreover, other specialties are also be found here, such as Peking dumplings, steamed sweet bean paste buns, steamed shrimp paste buns and various uniquely spiced dishes.
15:00 We will pick up guests from hotels
15:00-15:30 Go to【Shuyuanmen Street】
15:30-16:40 Walk around the Shuyuanmen Street to feel the ancient street art style. Shuyuanmen Old Culture Street in Xi'an is a good place for buying some hand crafted products, containing lots of architectural field.
16:40-18:00 Go to South Gate of the【City Wall】Enter the beautiful South Gate and ascend to the top. Here, absorb the far-reaching city views, and walk along or ride a rental bike (free cost) along the walkway.
18:00-18:30 Walk to【Muslim Street】Head into old Xian’s Muslim Quarter,Stroll by the food stalls of Muslim Street
18:30-20:00 We will walk to【Defachang Dumpling Banquet】Enjoy Dozens of hundreds of different shaped dumplings with different fillings and colors. Steamed dumpling, fried dumpling, boiled dumpling, and other snacks will give you an unique memory in Xi'an. All of this is expected to make the audience much better acquainted with ancient Chinese culture.And also you can have a view of Bell Tower when you enjoy your dumpling dinner.
20:00 Tour ends, We will return back to your hotel.
*The above itinerary may be adjusted due to weather, road conditions, and other reasons. Thank you for your understanding
- Private English speaking guide&driver
- Pick up&off from hotel
- Entrance tickets fee and rental bikes
- Five different kinds of Defachang Dumplings
- Tips or gratuities for guide and driver
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