Travel to Xian both ways with flights.
Since Shanghai is further away from Xi'an than Beijing, flying is the best way to go if you wish to enjoy the most of Xian. If you are arriving in Shanghai early in the morning on a cruise ship, you may not be able to make it to Xi'an the same day as it will take you at least an hour to get out of port. Making a two-day plan to visit Xian can be a great option.
You leave Shanghai for Xi'an by plane around 6:30. Our driver will pick you up at the hotel at 5:00 am and take you to the Hongqiao airport. The flight takes 2.5 hours and you arrive in Xi'an.
Arrival time in Xi'an was about 10:00. 44 hours later, we were back in the city! The famous walls of Xi'an. You can ride your bike on the wall. In the afternoon, we will also go to the Muslim Quarter, a street of Northwest Chinese cuisine, to taste the best of Xi'an. street food.
When dinner comes, we'll take you to Xi'an for a dumpling dinner. On the way back to the hotel at night, we will take you to the You can enjoy the nighttime charm of Xi'an.
The next day, we can visit other famous monuments of Xi'an in a leisurely manner - Big Wild Goose Pagoda, Hua Qing Pond, etc. Returning to Shanghai, you can either take the high-speed train, which is a 7-hour journey, or fly back to Shanghai if the airfare is suitable.
Back at the airport in Shanghai, our driver will take you back to your hotel.
Terracotta Warriors and Horses mausoleum mound of the first emperor of Qin, 76 meters high, the layout of the mausoleum imitates the Qin capital of Xianyang, divided into two cities, the inner city perimeter of 2.5 km, the outer city perimeter 6.3 km. The mausoleum mound is located in the southwest of the inner city, facing east and west, where the coffins and burial relics are placed, and is the core of the Qin Shihuang Mausoleum complex, the Terracotta Warriors and Horses. Terracotta figurines were used as funerary objects, hence the name. The terracotta figurines were modeled after the life-size Qin soldier and fired by artisans, all by hand without the use of molds, which is why we are now using the terracotta figurines as the burial object. The terracotta figurines seen have different looks and different body types.
The Xi'an City Wall, also known as the Xi'an Ming City Wall, is the most complete ancient city wall in China, and is the second longest in the country. Along with Pingyao City Wall, Jingzhou City Wall and Xingcheng City Wall, it is one of the four best surviving ancient city walls in China. The City Wall is surrounded by a moat. The famous Xi'an Bell and Drum Tower is located in the center of the wall. . The walls include a series of military facilities such as moat (6), drawbridge (5), moon castle (4), gate tower (3), weng castle (2), arrow tower, main tower (1), corner tower, enemy tower, daughter wall, battlements and so on.V isitors can choose to take a leisurely stroll or ride a bicycle around the city gates
During the Tang dynasty, when Xuanzang returned from his journey westward to seek the Dharma, Crown Prince Li Zhi invited Master Xuanzang to be the head of the Great Ci'en Temple, where he translated the Buddhist scriptures and preached. Buddhist teachings such as the Vipassana sect, which made the Great Cien Temple the ancestral home of the Vipassana (Dharma-Shaped) sect, and during the 19 years of its existence, Xuanzang translated the In the past few years, there have been a number of Buddhist sutras. In order to preserve the Buddhist scriptures and Buddhist relics brought back from India by Venerable Xuanzang, Master Xuanzang personally participated in the construction of the Great Wild Goose Pagoda.
Just like the French Quarter in New Orleans, the Muslim Quarter (Hui Min Street in Chinese) features gourmet shop with nearly 300 kinds of specialty snacks. When it comes to Xi'an cuisine, many people first think of Hui Min Street. Huimin Street is famous for its variety of delicious snacks and is loved by tourists all over the world. The street is always bustling with people, the same red willow lamb skewers, the same rice noodles and the same lamb steamed buns. The same at first sight. Those images, those smells became a beautiful aftertaste.
Dumpling Feast is a famous snack feast in Xi'an, which is successfully developed on the basis of the research of traditional dumplings in Tang Dynasty and China. The dumpling banquet is made with exquisite materials and unique technology, the dumplings are vividly shaped, with one dumpling in one pattern and one dumpling in one shape, which is pleasing to the eyes and the stomach. Endless aftertaste. There are more than 200 kinds of dumplings, which can be made by pan-frying, deep-frying, steaming, boiling, baking, etc., and the standard flavors are sweet, salty, ama, spicy and strange.
The performance of the play "Tang music and dance" is the culmination of the Tang culture, to distill the basic elements of Tang culture as the carrier, melting Tang poetry, Tang music, Tang dance, Tang dress, Tang people in a furnace, reflecting the splendor and elegance and great atmosphere of the Tang.
Usually, the audience will first taste the imitation Tang palace banquet or the imitation Tang dumpling banquet, and then enjoy the Tang music and dance. This will not only let them experience the luxurious life and rich social customs of the Tang court, more importantly, it can help them to Demonstrate the long history and colorful colors of Chinese music and dance to give them a deeper understanding of the thousands of years of Chinese culture. Deep roots of food and song and dance culture.