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Xi'an Travel Guide

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Chinese Pinyin: xī ān
Location: center of China
Area: 9,983 sq. km
Population: 2.67 million
Languages: Mandarin
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Xi'an, the capital of Shaanxi Province, was called Chang'an in ancient times. It is situated in the central part of Weihe Plain. The city is bounded by the Weihe River in the north and the Qinling Ranges in the south. As one of China's seven ancient national capitals, it served as the capital for 12 dynasties spanning more than 1,000 years. Xi'an therefore, has a great number of precious relics and historical sites. More than 4,000 historical sites and tombs have been excavated and over 120,000 historical relics remain unearthed.

The main tourist attractions include The Terra cotta Warriors and Horses, Big Wild Goose Pagoda, Small Wild Goose Pagoda, Huaqing Hot Springs , Banpo Museum, Stele Forest, Great Mosque, QianLing Mausoleum, Famen Temple and Maoling Mausoleum. Xi'an was the starting point of the Acient Silk Road that extended from Asia to Europe and played an important role in cultural exchange between the East and West in ancient times. Read more information about Xi'an »


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Xian Hot Tours

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4 day Xian with Mt. Huashan Experince

4 day Xian with Mt. Huashan Experince

Hua mountain is one of the five well-known mountains in China,

From $487

2 day Entombed Warriers Exposed Tour

2 day Entombed Warriers Exposed Tour

Terra-cotta Warriors is one of the seven human wonder in the world.

From $242

3 Day Essense of Xi'an Tour

3 Day Essense of Xi'an Tour

The show presents the palace dances and sings in the Tang Dynasty

From $301

Xian Top 4 Attractions

  • 1 Terra Cotta Warriors: In the early spring of 1974, a number of peasants accidentally discovered some ancient bronze weapons and pieces of broken terra cotta armored warriors
  • 1 The Ancient City Wall: The first landmark visitors will encounter in Xian was its ancient City Wall, which stretches just outside the railway station.
  • 1 The Big Wild Goose Pagoda: the Big Wild Goose Pagoda is one of the most famous Buddhist pagodas in China.
  • 1 The Drum Tower: , across the Bell Tower and Drum Tower Square, to the northwest of the Bell Tower is a similar structure to the Bell Tower.

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