Marvel at the Sight of Terracotta Warriors
Number one in many lists, Terracotta Warriors, is one of the best places to visit Xi’an and China’s ancient heritage. It is quite popular since it is among the greatest archaeological sites on the planet. The life-sized army is put to guard the first emperor of China, Qin Shi Huang, in the afterlife.
Visit Xi’an Ancient City Wall
Another site to explore is the Xi’an Ancient City Wall that was originally built during the Ming Dynasty’s reign. The walls were expanded years later by the Tang Dynasty. These walls are about 12 meters high, and they are approximately 14 km long.
Learn a little about the History of China at the Shaanxi History Museum
If you love history or not, the visit to Shaanxi History Museum is a must! It was opened in 1991 as the first national museum of China in Xi’an. It is also one of China’s top museums, housing pieces of art, culture, and history of China with a total area of 65,000 square meters.
Behold the Big Wild Goose Pagoda
In the 7th century, after Emperor Gaozong of the Tang Dynasty had returned from his journey to India, the Big Wild Goose Pagoda or Giant Wild Goose Pagoda was built.
Visit Small Wild Goose Pagoda
Named after its older and larger construction, The Small Wild Goose Pagoda was built for the same reason of holding Buddhist artifacts. This temple was constructed in 707 with a different architecture.
Try the Famous Food at Muslim Quarter
The Silk Road’s starting point has brought about numerous Muslims and Arab Traders to reside in the Muslim Quarter. Ever since their arrival, they have brought elements of their food and culture to these streets. Their delicious cuisine is one of the things you have to try while in Xi’an.
Learn About Islam in The Extraordinary Great Mosque of Xi’an
While inside the Muslim Quarters, be sure to visit the Great Mosque of Xi’an. This worship place was built in 742 during the Tang Dynasty, using Chinese architecture and Arabic Writings and decorations. The building faces Mecca and has a large garden filled with pagodas.
Visit Drum & Bell Towers
Before or after a visit to Muslim Quarters, you need to visit the nearby Drum and Bell Towers of Xian. The two towers sit on opposite sides of the Zhonggulou Square, one holding an enormous bell, the other, a huge drum.
Ascend Mount Huashan
Three things make Mount Huashan one of the top places that you must visit when you visit Xian. First, it is stunning; Second, it is a challenging but fun trip; And Third, it is one of the Taoist mountains that dates back to about five centuries BCE.
Try the Famous Dumplings of Xian
Aside from the tasty food of the Muslim Quarter, you need to try the Famous Dumplings of Xian. Food tours or not, you should probably try Dumplings in Xian. In this city, they can come in many varieties, offering different shapes and tastes.
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Your time is priceless and we don’t want you to spend your travel time on planning for your vacation day by day. Booking a multi-day tour to a specific destinations makes it easier for you to focus on what you love, instead of going through hundreds of different daily itineraries and plan for each day individually. Simply choose your tour based on the desired duration.
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