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Beijing Shadow Play Tour Profile

Shadow Play in BeijingChinese Shadow Play, also called also called Shadow Opera, leather-silhouette show, ombres chinoises or shadowgraph. Beijing Shadow play tour refers to the Beijing tour focused on learning of Chinese Shadow play. In Chinese, the tour is called '北京皮影戏之旅' or '北京皮影戏主题旅游'.

The products offers a chance for travelers to enjoy the art of shadow play and learning the skill of the shadowgraph during the excursion to Beijing.

Beijing Shadow Play Tour Type

Beijing packaged shadow play tour
Beijing one day shadow play tour
Beijing half day tour include shadow play
Beijing shadow play layover tour

Beijing Shadow Play Tour Products

Beijingservcie designed Beijing shadow play tour products based on above tour types:

Beijing Package Tour include Shadow Play

Beijingserivce designed an unique Beijing tour products to cover vehicle, driver, guide, admission fee, Shadow play, parking and fuel. Travelers may get a deep touch with the Chinese culture related art. The 7 days Chinese Shadow Opera tour can be adjusted based on the request of travelers.
BJ-PH-01Shadowgraph.  Beijing package tour include learning of Shadow Play
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Beijing One Day Tour include Shadow Play

BJ-PO-01Shadowgraph. Chinese Shadow Opera, Mutianyu Great Wall (, Lunch, )
BJ-PO-02Shadowgraph. Chinese Shadow Play, Badaling Great Wall, (, Lunch, )
BJ-PO-03Shadowgraph. Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Chinese Shadow Opera. (, Lunch, )
BJ-PO-04Shadowgraph. Summer Palace, Chinese Shadow Opera, (, Lunch, )
BJ-PO-05Shadowgraph. Imperial College, Confucius Temple, Chinese Shadow Opera, (, Lunch, )
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Half day Traditional Chinese Shadowgraph Learning trip to Beijing

BJ-PF-01Shadowgraph. Beijing half day tour of Shadow Play and Olympic Park.
BJ-PF-02Shadowgraph. Beijing half day tour of leather-silhouette show and Tiananmen Square
BJ-PF-03Shadowgraph. Beijing half day tour of Ombres Chinoises and Deshengmen City Tower.
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Beijing layover tour of Shadow Play

Shadow Play in BeijingBJ-PL-01Shadowgraph. Beijing 1 day layover tour of Shadow Opera and Badaling Great Wall (, Lunch, )
BJ-PL-02Shadowgraph. Beijing one day layover tour of Shadow Play and Underground Palace of Ming Tomb (, Lunch, )
BJ-PL-03Shadowgraph. Beijing one day layover tour of Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Ombres Chinoises (, Lunch, )
BJ-PL-04Shadowgraph. Beijing 1 day Shadow Play layover tour of Summer Palace and Shadow Play Study (, Lunch, )
BJ-PL-05Shadowgraph. Beijing one day Shadow Play layover tour of Imperial College, Confucius Temple, and Shadow Play (, Lunch, )
BJ-PL-05Shadowgraph. Beijing half day Shadow Play layover tour of Beijing Hutong, and Shadow Play (, Lunch, )
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Beijing Shadow Play Tour Tips

Classic Itinerary of Beijing Shadow Play Trip

Beijingservice team combines vehicle, driver, guide, Shadow Play, admission fee, hotel, fuel and parking to offer a unique private tour in Beijing. The following itinerary is subject to change based on travelers' shadowgraph level.

Shadow Play in BeijingDay 1. Be met from airport and transfer to hotel.
Day 2. Be met by tour guide and private car, transfer to class room. 3 lessons of Shadow Play.
Lunch, Visit Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Jingshan Park. Transfer back to hotel. (Breakfast, Lunch)
Day 3. Be met by tour guide and driver, transfer to class room. Enjoy 3 lessons of shadow play
Lunch, Visit Temple of Heaven and Summer Palace. Be transferred back to hotel. (Breakfast, Lunch)
Day 4. Be met by tour guide and driver, drive to visit Badaling Great Wall, Lunch, drive back to Beijing to take 2 lessons of Shadowgraph. (Breakfast, Lunch)
Day 5. Be met by tour guide and driver, transfer to class room. Enjoy 2 lessons of Shadow Play.
Lunch, Beijing Zoo(Panda), Outside view of Bird Nest and Water Cube, Beijing Hutong, Be transferred back to hotel.(Breakfast, Lunch)
Day 6. Leisure day in Beijing. (Breakfast)
Day 7. Be met from hotel and transfer to airport for departure. (Breakfast)

The Time to Learn Chinese Shadow Play

The packaged Beijing Shadow Play tour is suggested if you prefer to learn how to make the stage property and how to perform the shadow. Travelers may get a deep touch with the Chinese Shadow Play Art. For most of travelers, one day taste of Shadow Opera is enough, perhaps we can just watch the opera or try to perform and play.

Top Attractions Can be Arranged in Beijing Shadow Play Tour

Most popular attractions can be included in the Beijing Shadow opera trip, include Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Summer Palace, Great Wall, Ming Tombs, Beijing Zoo, Lama Temple, Beijing Hutong, National Museum, Olympic Park, etc.

About Chinese Shadow Play

Shadow Play in BeijingShadow Puppets, also known as "shadow play" or "light shadow play", is a folk drama with a silhouette of a character made of animal skin or cardboard to perform a story. Shadow Play is very popular and widely spread. During the performance, the artists stand behind a white curtains and manipulating the skin-made animal or figure character to tell a story. For most of the time, the story also offers accompaniment of local popular tunes by local percussion instruments and strings. Shadow play belongs to ancient Chinese traditional art. The old Beijingers call it "shadow of the skin."

According to historical records, the shadow play began in the Western Han Dynasty and flourished in the Tang Dynasty. Shadow spread to West Asia and Europe during the Yuan Dynasty. In 2011, China Shadow Play was selected as a representative list of human intangible cultural heritage.

Payment of Beijing Shadow Play Tour

We accept payment via Bank, Alipay, Wechat, Credit Card and PayPal The 10 days Beijing packaged Shadow Play tour needs prepayment 2 month in advance. 1 day Beijing Shadow Play tour can be paid one week in advance.

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FAQ and Emails Related with Beijing Shadow Opera

Is it possible to buy some souvenir related with Beijing Shadow play after our trip to Beijing?

Yes, it is possible. We will arrange a shopping place for the Shadow opera during the sightseeing. Tour guide will lead you there.

hi, we find the shadow play tour on internet. is it available in 2nd week of july? we will not be staying at a hotel. we will be staying at an AirBnb in the Dong Chang District. Is there anyway we can be picked up there? The address is 北京市东城区祟文门东打磨厂街, thank you. Lina

Beijing tour to Great WallDear Lina, thank you for your email. Yes, the tour is available in July. It is available to meet you from a homestay on each morning. Please send us the detailed address and telephone number, which will be convenient to contact you. Please let us know the number of travelers, your arrival and departure flight, then we will tailor the shadow play tour based on your request.

By the way, did you touch shadow play in the past. We will pass the info to the training school.
best regards,

Dear Jasper, thank you for the itinerary of Beijing and Shanghai. It is interesting. We visit China 10 years ago with I remember there was a performance named shadow opera in Xian. If this available in Beijing. I want to show this to my child. It will be excellent if there is chance the child can join in the performance. What information do you need for the flight from Beijing to Shanghai? Thank you in advance. Warm regards, Laura

Good morning Laura,
thank you for your email. Yes, the tour include Beijing Xian Guilin and shanghai. I remember it was me arranged the trip for you. Welcome to visit China again. :-)
The performance is called Shadow Opera or Shadow Play. It is a performance related with Chinese culture. Yes, it is also available in Beijing.
Watching the Shadow Opera or take learning trip are both available. Please let us know on which day you need us to arrange the Shadow Opera.
Scanned copy of your passport is needed for the Beijing Shanghai flight. Please let us know if you have further question.
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