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Entertainment in Xian

Entertainment in Xian

Xi’an is an ancient and prosperous city in the northeast with all kinds of entertainment arenas. Many modern entertainment options include, disco, dance hall, KTV and bars that cater to all needs. Many are concentrated in the following streets: Peace Gate, Li County, Rosefinch Gate, East Street and Xiao Zhai, which are suitable for urbanites to get together and drink freely.

Defu Lane in the northern part of Xiangzi Temple is the best place to go for entertainment. In less than a 1 kilometer walk down a bluestone road, there are more than 40 pubs, tea houses, coffee houses full of ancient charm. In these places, you can see parts of the city that are still intact contributing to its beauty everyday.

In Xi’an you can go experience musical, traditional dances that are influenced by the Tang Dynasty including, Tang Dynasty Music and Dances, Ni Shang Yu Yi Dance and Soul of the Terracotta Warriors of the Qin Dynasty. These performances are all done by professional dancers and can be seen at the Tanglegong on Chang’an N. Rd., Shaanxi Song and Dance Theatre on Wenyi N. Rd. as well as Tang Paradise. In addition, it is recommended to experience the unique Shaanxi opera in the Yisu Grand Theatre of Xiyi Road near the Bell Tower. Moreover, arena contest programs in Shaanxi operas are played on the Shaanxi TV channel on every Monday making the experience enjoyable. During the New Year it is especially fun since it is played consecutively for several days. In addition, there is a large, musical fountain in the northern square of the Big Wild Goose Pagoda, where shows will be on every day without any entrance fee. Tourists can enjoy themselves roaming around here in the evening looking for a type of entertainment that suits them.