Xi'an marks the easternmost end of the ancient Silk Road, denoting the city's ancient roots. It's also home to the renowned Terra Cotta army at Bingmayong, molded by China's first emperor, Qin Shi Huang, in 246 BC. You can also melt your troubles away in the Hauqing Hot Springs at the base of Mt. Lishanin. In town, you will explore the various historical attractions that reflect on the 13 dynasties that ruled the country for centuries from this city, like the Forest of Stone Tablets Museum, Shaanxi Museum, Hanyang Tomb, the Wild Goose Pagoda, the site of the former Confucian Temple of Xi'an, and the 14th century Bell Tower. Contact us to start planning your trip to China today!
Highlights of Xi'an Step back in time to the era of Qin Shi Huang, China's first emperor in 246 BC. From the town of Xi'an, you will have the chance to explore millennia of historical sites that reflect authentic Chinese culture, in addition to enjoying an array of exciting activities:
See the mighty Terracotta Army's Warriors and learn about their meaning, preservation, and archaeological discovery in 1974.
Relax in the Hauqing Hot Springs.
Learn about the history & culture in the various museums, including the Tang Dynasty Art Museum, Forest of Stone Tablets Museum and Shaanxi Museum.
Walk around the city's Muslim quarter.
Explore the 1300-year-old Giant Wild Goose Pagoda and the musical fountain in the North Square.
Visit the fascinating and well preserved Hanyang Tomb - one of the largest of the Han King tombs.