Spend an evening at the Beijing Liyuan Theatre enjoying a performance of popular Beijing opera. The spectacular show highlights tales of successive dynasties in Chinese history, and features English subtitles and acrobatics performances.
What to Expect
On this 3.5-hour evening program you’ll be picked up at your Beijing hotel at around 18:00 for the drive to the Beijing Liyuan Theatre.
When you arrive at the Liyuan Theatre, your English-speaking guide and theater staff will show you to your seat. The guide will have your pre-booked ticket for the show.
The Beijing opera show tells tales of successive Chinese dynasties, highlighting important historical events, and incorporates personalities from emperors to ministers and generals, as well as geniuses and great beauties.
Spanning from the ancient times to the Spring and Autumn Period, the Warring States Period, and the dynasties of Qin, Han, Sui, Tang, Song, Yuan, Ming, and Qing, the opera cover 5,000 years of history.
Popular with western visitors, the Liyuan show features Beijing opera with English subtitles, and includes acrobatics performances. The show lasts for approximately 1.5 hours.
- Show ticket
- Free pick-up and drop-off service from your hotel
- Air-conditioned tour coach
- English-speaking tour guide
Know Before You Go
On the day before the show, your guide will call you at your hotel one day or leave a message to confirm the pick-up time.