USD

Xi'an Terracotta Warriors & Horses Tour

Xi'an Tour - Full Day

The Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses are the most significant archeological excavations of the 20th century. Work is ongoing at this site, which is around 1.5 kilometers east of Emperor Qin Shi Huang's Mausoleum, Lintong County, Shaanxi province. It is a sight not to be missed by any visitor to China. Upon ascending the throne at the age of 13 (in 246 BC), Qin Shi Huang, later the first Emperor of all China, had work begun on his mausoleum. It took 11 years to finish. It is speculated that many buried treasures and sacrificial objects had accompanied the emperor in his after life. A group of peasants uncovered some pottery while digging for a well nearby the royal tomb in 1974. Life size terracotta figures of warriors and horses arranged in battle formations are the star features at the museum. They are replicas of what the imperial guard should look like in those days of pomp and vigor.

Big Wild Goose Pagoda
The Big Goose Pagoda is situated in the Da Ci'en Temple. It is one of the city's most distinctive and outstanding landmarks, possibly the most beautiful building left in Xian today. Known as the best-preserved Buddhist temple complex, the Da Ci'en Temple was initially built in 589, during the Sui Dynasty (581-618).

City Wall
Xian City Wall is the most complete city wall that has survived in China, as well being one of the largest ancient military defensive systems in the world. After the extension, the wall now stands 12 meters (40 feet) tall, 12-14 meters (40-46 feet) wide at the top and 15-18 meters (50-60 feet) thick at the bottom. It covers 13.7 kilometers (8.5 miles) in length with a deep moat surrounding it.

Read More

Tours You May Like

Zhujiajiao Water Town

Zhujiajiao Water Town plus Huangpu River Dinner Cruise

Duration 8h 30m Free cancellation
per adult
Yu Garden in Shanghai

Best of Shanghai Day Tour

Duration 8h Free cancellation
per adult
Person preparing dumplings in Shanghai

Shanghai Dumpling Delights Food Tour & Cooking Class

Duration 3h Free cancellation
per adult
Suzhou & Zhouzhuang Water Village Full Day Coach Tour

Suzhou & Zhouzhuang Water Village Full Day Coach Tour

Duration 10h Free cancellation
per adult
Group on a night tour of Shanghai

Shanghai Night Eats Food & Drink Tour

Duration 3h Free cancellation
per adult
Award-winning Shanghai Acrobatics Show in Shanghai

Chinese Acrobatics and Shanghai Evening Tour

Duration 3h Free cancellation
per adult
Rate This Place: ( votes)

We try to provide free information that is as up-to-date and accurate as possible. However, if you are planning to travel it's a good idea to double check specific dates and information to avoid surprises.

Hotels.com
Loading...