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It's just a small courtyard but I personally love this kind of architecture so it becomes my favorite tourist attraction in Xian. This place also has opera and shadow puppet show which are really interesting.
This was my favourite tourist site in Xi'an aside from the Terracotta Warriors. Unlike the Warriors, I had little idea what I would see after buying my entry ticket - free for tourists over 60. (I was not interested in attending the puppet show). Aside...More
There are different tickets for this attraction depending on the experience you want, you can just pay for admission, or you can pay for admission plus the shadow play and some paper cutting or painting etc. The house belonged to an affluent family back in...More
It is a structure like any other and was good for pics but we didn't think much of the shadow play. The whole thing was in Mandarin and there was no explanation beforehand (which was probably our guides fault) as to what the story line...More
This original old house located near the end of the Muslim Quarter is well worth a visit. An interesting place to visit if you are in the Muslim Quarter and have a little time free. You won't need much time to explore, but worth it.
This house is not the fake - manicured - aseptized tourist attraction you can see in other places. It is still inhabited and hold various type of artistic events. As a result it has a soul and worn facades!
The visit is definitely worth it...More
I guess since the review from the Lonely Planet travel book this place has gone downhill and fast. The price is ridiculous, the house is in terrible shape. Have not dusted in at least 10 years. Do not waste your time and effort 👎🏻👎🏻👎🏻👎🏻👎🏻Lonely Planet...More
We stumbled across the Gao Courtyard House as we were exploring the Muslim Quarter.
Its highly recommended for a short detour and I think is one of the last remaining courtyard houses inside the City Walls