Tang Dynasty Show – The Story of Empress Wu

Tang Dynasty Show – The
Story of Empress Wu

Take your seat for a spectacular show of music and dance that highlights the golden age
of China when the mysterious Empress Wu reigned. Enjoy the imperial court
music, traditional dances and stunning costumes of ancient China.


The Tang Empire of China was a dynasty that ruled from 618 – 907 A.D. and is regarded as a golden age of Chinese arts and culture, reform and advancement. During this time, one of the imperial concubines, Wu Zetian, came to rule as empress – and subsequently became the only woman in more than 3,000 years of Chinese history to rule in her own right.

Wu’s life is not without controversy. Legend says she was manipulative, promiscuous, ruthless and cruel, even murdering members of her own family. Yet during her 40-year reign, China grew larger and more powerful than ever before. Enjoy an unforgettable evening show as you discover more about the life of the mysterious, influential and controversial Empress Wu.


Tang Dynasty Show – The Story of Empress Wu

19:30 - 21:30

Your driver will collect you from your hotel and drive you to the Tang Dynasty Palace. Take a seat and be prepared for a dazzling show featuring a combination of live music, Chinese folk dances and ancient traditions. The show brings to life the culture, artistic heritage and lifestyle of the illustrious Tang Dynasty, the most prosperous and glorious of all dynasties.

History experts and historical records were consulted during the creation of the show to ensure that the characteristics of the music and dance of the Tang Dynasty was accurately represented. Enjoy the poetry, exotic dancing, imperial court music and elaborate costumes of China’s golden age.

This spectacular show also provides a fun and entertaining way to discover more about Empress Wu. Villain or superwoman? That’s for you to decide!
After this feast for the eyes and ears, your driver will take you back to your hotel.




  • An evening tour with a professional English-speaking guide. NO guide services provided during the show.
  • Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle with professional driver.
  • Standard seats inside the theatre.
  • All entrance fees for visits as mentioned in the description.
  • All applicable taxes and service charges


  • Other transportation, not included in the inclusions (such as private vehicles or local taxis)
  • Personal expenses such as meals, drinks, tips and gratuities, shopping, portage fees and optional tours, unless otherwise stated
  • Hotel accommodation in the destination of commencement.
  • Compulsory Christmas, country-specific festival and/or New Year dinner at included hotels
  • Single supplement charges for single travelers, where applicable
  • Any airline tickets, visa fees, additional transportation cost from and to the general meeting point
  • Supplements for transfers for customers arriving or departing from any airport or resorts located outside the general pick-up and drop-off locations
  • Hotel expenses of a personal nature, should an overnight be included: this includes mini-bar consumption, laundry, room service, any telephone or other communication cost not mentioned in the program
  • Travel insurance coverage for customers (highly recommendable)


  • This tour is operated on full private basis with English-speaking guide. Other languages are on request / subject to availability and supplementary charges may apply; There will be no guide services provided during the show.
  • Return transfers for this excursion apply only / are inclusive for customers staying in and inside downtown Xi’an. Transfers outside these areas, including any accommodation outside the Central Business District and Xi’an’s International Airport are excluded. Supplements apply for customers who want to join this excursion outside one of these regions.
  • We regret that we cannot guarantee in any way, confirmed pre-seating for this show. The final seating arrangement will be determined on spot.
  • Photography and video recording may be prohibited during the performance; use of flash or infrared lights may interfere with the safety of the performers. Please ensure that you follow the guidelines from the management prior to entering the theatre. Bag searches upon entering the theatre may be conducted.
  • Natural elements of any kind have a destructive effect on electronic equipment. It is the customer’s own responsibility to ensure that any camera, mobile telephone or other device is properly wrapped and protected against these elements. We cannot be held responsible in any way for negligence and/or not following suggestions for any damage related to this.
  • It is the responsibility of the customer to provide us with the correct hotel information, should pick-up and drop-off services be included in the package. Any changes in accommodation outside 24 hours will be handled accordingly: changes within 24 hours may be on request.
  • In the event of no-show or change of accommodation without prior consent and confirmation from us within 24 hours may result in the applicable cancellation charges as outlined in the terms and conditions.


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