Gate Ceremonies

Gate Ceremonies Market Pagoda Tang Dynasty Warriors Yang Ling

Gate Ceremonies

Xian, China

June 2005


part of the Xian town wall


ceremonial guards at a gate


a show for the tourists


Chinese warriors from the Tang Dynasty


period costume


official party arriving


ceremonial greeting with proclamation


a dance


more dancers


total entourage


tourist getting passport to the city stamped


lanterns and liquor for sale


lantern dancers



human lantern


quarters where the performers live


caught washing their hair after the show

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