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Beijing Shadow Play Show & Craft in a Traditional Courtyard provided by VariArts Travel

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Beijing Shadow Play Show & Craft in a Traditional Courtyard

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2 adults
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Overview
Shadow Play is an ancient Chinese traditional folk art, which old Beijingers call the "donkey shadow shadow". In 2011, Shadow Play was selected to be part of the Chinese Intangible Cultural Heritage list.
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Songshu Street
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    Beijing
    Stop: 60 minutes -
    Shadow Play or Shadow Puppetry is an ancient Chinese traditional folk art, which old Beijingers call the 'donkey shadow shadow'. In 2011, Shadow Play was selected to be part of the Chinese Intangible Cultural Heritage list. This activity is held in an ancient courtyard that houses a professional Shadow Opera Theater that has been running for almost 20 years. The address is Beijing Shichahai Shadow Play Theme Hotel, at 24 Song Shu Jie, Xicheng District, Beijing. The activity incorporates a classic traditional repertoire, as there are usually traditional and modern performance techniques. Show runs every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday at 20:00 pm; it contains two acts and lasts about 30 minutes in total. Once finished, you can meet the Shadow Play master and try your turn as a shadow opera artist to personally experience the charm of shadow play. There is an additional extra option to learn how to paint the Shadows. In this activity the shadow master will explain the cultural background of the shadow play, teach you shadow play skills, and assist with you to color the materials into your own original work of art. The activity starts after the Shadow Play and last for around one hour.
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You'll end at
Songshu Street
Song Shu Jie, Shi Cha Hai, Xicheng Qu, Beijing Shi, ChinaBeijing Shichahai Shadow Play Theme Hotel, at 24 Song Shu Jie, Xicheng District, Beijing
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Important Information
Departure Point
Songshu Street, Song Shu Jie, Shi Cha Hai, Xicheng Qu, Beijing Shi, China
Duration
2h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Shadow Play Show
  • Shadow Painting Course (If Option is selected)
  • Shadow Coloring Figurines (If option is selected)
  • Hotel Pick Up and Drop Off (If option is selected)
Exclusions
  • Whatever is not mentioned in the itinerary or inclusions
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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Highlight
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Dynamic but limited show
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Ticket at the gate
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Really good!
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Jenny J
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greenstreet123
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Absolutely phenomenal
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Relaxing
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Enjoyable
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Michelle R
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Wow!
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Great show but....
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Best place to visit. Life time experience
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  • Duration: 2h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English
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