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Gao Grand Courtyard: Tours & Tickets

Open Now: 8:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Open today: 8:30 AM - 11:00 PM
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Gao Grand Courtyard is a real hidden gem in the Xi'an Muslim Quarter! This grand 400 years old courtyard is literally hidden right inside the Muslim quarters, the entrance is open to the street, once you stepped inside not only you are away from the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank janemra2019
Reviewed 3 May 2019

The Gao Family Mansion is tucked away on one of the smaller and less crowded streets within the Muslim Quarter of Xi'an, but it's not to be missed! This hidden gem is a real treat for those who want to see a siheyuan (四合院) or...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank TanSuo T
Reviewed 21 January 2019

I came upon the entrance to Gao's Courtyard by accident, off Muslim Street, and decided to have a look inside. A combined ticket for 70 Yuan got me entrance not just to the courtyard family museum, but also to a costume exhibition, a shadow puppet...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Megonthemove
Reviewed 7 December 2018 via mobile

The site is well preserved and full of history. The puppet show displayed true excellence and mastery in pursuit of the art. Would have been lovely to attend the printing sessions but visiting during the wrong season.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 744jessicay
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

I loved to step into this tranquiel place from the busy street. It felt like jumping years in history. With a small fee, you were allowed to stroll freely, enjoy quiteness and imagine how people used to live. I found this place by accident, and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

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.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ltp_BKK
Reviewed 26 May 2018

Gao Grand Courtyard - is really grand in every sense, it is difficult to fathom a place can built with so much grandeur.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Tripletor
Reviewed 16 May 2018

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

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank fitzfloyd
Reviewed 8 November 2017

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

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank farezaboo
Reviewed 2 November 2017

Glad that it was a short performance and that our guide explained the story to us beforehand; the puppets are kinda small on the screen, so a bit difficult to make out the story. A bit of history.

Date of experience: October 2017
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