Xian, located in central Shaanxi, has seen the greatest number of changes throughout Chinas history. Called Changan ("the eternal city") in ancient times, Xian is one of the birthplaces of the ancient Chinese civilization in the Yellow River Basin area.
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Xi'an Top Attractions
Big Wild Goose Pagodais a well-preserved tower as well as a Buddhist holy place.
The Xian City Wall is the most intactancient city wall of any in China, enabling visitors to walk its length in acomplete circle. The original walls were built during the Tang Dynasty(618-907), and were fortified centuries later during the Ming Dynasty.
This is the largest and best-preserved bell tower of its kind in China.
The Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses is the tomb of Qin Shi Huang, first emperor of China and the originator of Great Wall.
Huaqing Hot Spring is famed for both its exquisite scenery and romantic story of Emperor Xuanzong (685-762) and Yang Guifei, the legendary concubine to whom he gave his exclusive devotion.
The museum occupies an area of 6.5 hectares (16 acres) and houses over 370,000 exhibits.
The Banpo site is a matriarchal commune village excavation site that has survived intact from the Neolithic age.
Known locally as Huimin Jie, Xians Muslim Quarter is the epicentre of the citys Muslim community, dating back to the days of the Silk Road.
The Tang Dynasty Music and Dance Show is an authentic performance of ancient music and dance.
The Drum Tower is located northwest of the Bell Tower, the Drum Tower’s sister structure. It was erected in 1380, during the Ming Dynasty.