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Travel Tip @ Qin Mausoleum

Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor :: Transport Travel Tip

Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor :: Transport Travel Tip

Get in By plane Xi’an Xianyang International Airport (IATA: XIY) is located 40 km northwest of the city centre, in Xianyang. Flights are available to Beijing, Chengdu, Chongqing, Dunhuang, Fuzhou, Guangzhou, Harbin, Hangzhou, Hohhot, Kunming, Lhasa, Lanzhou, Nanjing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Urumqi, Wuhan, and Xining within China, International flights are available to Bangkok, Hong Kong, Macau, […]

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Top Sites at the First Qin Emperor's Tomb Complex

Top Sites at the First Qin Emperor’s Tomb Complex

by janice on Mon, 09/21/2009 – 13:39 Senior Curator at the Museum of the Qin Terracotta Army and Heritage Key expert, Janice Li, gives us a list of her top sites at the First Emperor’s tomb site. Having conducted and led archaeological excavations at the site over the past 20 years, she knows the area […]

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Chinese Culture | Terracotta Warriors of the Qin Dynasty

Chinese Culture | Terracotta Warriors of the Qin Dynasty

By: Eric Meyers The idea of international travel is always intriguing, but occasionally we need a little extra inspiration. Enter the UNESCO World Heritage Sites, a treasure trove of amazing things to see and do, with cultural and historic significance that bring travelers closer to the culture of the places they visit, while educating them […]

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Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor :: Other Information Travel Tip

Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor :: Other Information Travel Tip

Stay safe Xian is, like other Chinese cities, generally quite safe. Just watch out for pickpockets (usually children) in crowds. Pickpockets are more common during holidays. Pickpocketing is more likely to happen on the bus, in the East Street (the most properous commercial street in Xian), and some of the more crowded resorts like the […]

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Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor :: Xian Food Travel Tip

Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor :: Xian Food Travel Tip

Eat Xi’an specialties include: Yang Rou Pao Muo 羊肉泡馍 is one of the signature dishes of the area, it consists of a piece of thick, chewy bread and a kettle of lamb soup. The diner shreds the bread with his hands and places the shreds in a bowl, the soup is then poured over the […]

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Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor :: Shopping Travel Tip

Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor :: Shopping Travel Tip

Souvenirs Xi’an souvenirs include small copies of terracotta warriors, wood-carved Buddhas and dragons, Tang Tricolored Pottery, hand made paper cut (by many regarded as the most important arts form in Xi’an), all other kind of folk art and also fake western products. Terracotta Warriors. If you are visiting the Terracotta Warriors, be prepared to meet […]

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Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor :: Attraction Travel Tip

Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor :: Attraction Travel Tip

Inside/Near the city City Wall of Xi’an (城墙). As the world’s largest city wall, the Xi’an city wall has been restored and is wide enough to easily ride 5 bikes across. You can hire one at the top of the South or East gate; you must return it where you got it, but beware bikes […]

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