Chengdu - Culture Center of Chengdu: Backstage visit at Sichuan Opera House

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Culture Center of Chengdu: Backstage visit at Sichuan Opera House

Tomorrow, 11:00 AM
(7 reviews)
Chengdu, Chengdu, China
45 mins
Tip-Supported

About the tour

We chose to show you a little taste of deep Chengdu Culture at ShuFengYaYun Sichuan Opera House. It was once a century-old pear garden with ups and downs and used to be where famous actors gathered. In 1998, ShuFengYaYun was built on this former site as one of the National Cultural Tourism Key Projects. The folk performances shown here include the famous face changing opera, puppetry, comedy show, music and beautiful costumes and make-up. If we’re lucky we may see some of these players as we never know who is back there and what they are rehearsing during the tour. Please follow your local guide to visit the backstage for the beautiful costumes and make-up. If you are lucky, we may even have a glimpse at some shows.


Meet Jenny's China Tours

Jenny's China Tours

Jenny’s China Tours provides custom and private tours to Shanghai, Beijing, Xi'an, Chengdu, Guilin and throughout China. Our guides are China experts, speak great English and love sharing the history and culture of China with visitors. We have been delighted to share different parts of China virtually with new friends. We look forward to your visit. Meet our guides: Cassie: Our Chengdu expert was born in Chendu and shares the life of Pandas, city culture and history with energy and enthusiasm. She has been an expert guide since 2013 and loves travel, public speaking and meeting people from different cultures. Alice: Probably our most outgoing guide, Alice is our Shanghai expert and goes above and beyond with every tour to make sure customers are happy and fulfilled. An avid traveler, she is the consumate professional and is always eager to share the history and culture of Shanghai. Amber: Our Beijing expert became a tour guide after graduating college and has a passion for travel and is always planning her next trip. She delights in sharing the Great Wall, Tianenman Square, the Forbidden City and the culture of Beijing. Susan: Our expert Chengdu guide loves sharing Chengdu culture and history with visitors. She also has a passion for reading and has visited over 20 countries! This has helped her understand each country’s unique culture. Apple: You won’t meet a more optimistic guide than our Shanghai expert Apple. As a local Shanghainese, she shares the city’s rapid ascent to modernity along with historic treasures of the Bund, Tianzifang and old Shanghai. Eva: Our Xi’an expert is a master guide with over 16 years of experience and loves sharing the history of Xi’an’s Terra Cotta Warriors, the last standing city wall all of Xi’an’s famous spots. She never misses a question and eager to share. Sally: As a native Xi’an resident, Sally is an expert on her hometown and enjoys sharing its history and secrets. As a guide of over 20 years and a degree from Xi’an Foreign Language University, you won’t find a better ambassador to get to know Xi’an. Yvonne: Our Guilin expert, Yvonne, used to be a translator before becoming a guide with over 15 years of experience now. With impeccable English and knowledge of Guilin, she lovers showing the amazing sights and history of this unique region of China.


What to expect

Get ready for something special. We’re travelling to Chengdu with no passport, no plane ticket and no luggage. And yet you’ll experience all the sights, sounds and stories with just your laptop, favorite snack and an amazing content creator.

The tour will last about 45 mins and will be live-streamed by your content creator directly from Chengdu. Forget about slideshows or pre-recorded videos, this is a live broadcast and anything can happen!

While on the tour you’ll be able to see a full screen video of your content creator and their surroundings, interact with them and other travellers through the live chat, see where you are in the world on a map and show your appreciation with a tip.


Why are they tip-supported?

We are running these tours on a tip-supported basis to make them as accessible as possible. They are free to join, but you have the option to leave a tip during the tour.

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How to join

Reserve your spot by selecting a time to book. Once done, you’ll be able to see your reservations on your Trips page and we’ll send you an email confirmation with a link to join the tour.

For the best viewing experience, please join on a computer using Google Chrome.


Reviews from travellers

YorkshireUK T.

13 June 2021

Great fun and informative. Many thanks.

Julie P.

13 June 2021

Great to see the cultural centre of Chengdu 's operatic theatre and also to be taken backstage and see the stage people getting dressed up and also the locals putting on the traditional costumes with heavy make up. A nice experience for all to enjoy this traditional custom at a Chinese theatre.

J B.

13 June 2021

A fascinating and very enjoyable tour. Would recommend .

Claudia U.

13 June 2021

What a wonderful experience to be backstage in the Chenghu Theater. Thank you so much!

May I.

13 June 2021

I really enjoyed her breakfast trip.. I couldn't finish the tour but she sounded good, smiling and friendly. I will for sure for her on other tours. Best of luck. xoxo


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