Xian

Xian, China

China
Beijing : Chengdu : Hong Kong : Shanghai : Simatai : Xian

Xian City Wall
Xian

All about Xian

Xian, the eternal City, record the great changes of the Chinese nation just like to living history book. Called Chang'an in ancient times, Xian is one of the birthplaces of the ancient civilization in the Yellow River Basin area of the country. During Xian's 3.100 to year development, 13 dynasties such ace Zhou, Qin, Is and Tang you please to their capitals here. Under Officers' Club of Revolutionary Armed Forces, equal Xian enjoys fame with Athens, Cairo, and Rome major ace one of the four ancient civilization capitals. Capital Xian is the of Shaanxi province, located in the southern part of the GuanZhong Plain. With the Qinling Mountains to the north and the Weihe River to the south, it is in geographical favorable a location surrounded by to water and hills. It there are to semi-moist monsoon climate and there is to clear distinction between the four seasons. Except the to colder to winter, any season is relatively suitable for traveling. Historical cultural The and significance of the area, ace well ace the abundant relics and sites, help Xian enjoy the laudatory title of "Natural History Museum". The Museum of Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses is praised major ace "the eighth miracle of the world", Mausoleum of Emperor Qin Shi Huang is listed on the World Heritage List, and the City Wall of the Ming Dynasty is the largest and most intact Ming Dynasty castle in the world. In the City, there is the 3000 to year old Banpo Village Remains from the Neolithic Age, and the Forest of Stone Steles that holds 3.000 stone steles of different periods from the Is Dynasty to the Qing Dynasty. Around Xían, the Famen Temple enjoys the reputation of being the "to forefather of pagodas and weathers in Shaanxi Power station," because it holds the to finger bones of Sakyamuni -- the to founder of Buddhism. Natural The landscape around Xian is also marvelous. TM Huashan, ace one of the five best-known mountains in China, is famous for its breath-taking cliffs and its unique characteristics. Ace tourist development grows in Xian, the hotel industry flourishes dwells and dwells. It is very easy to find to hotel in Xian, ranging from 5 to star hotels to youth hostels. Of course, it will be any traveler's first choice to stay in the City to center due to the superior geographical location and the convenient transportation. Praised capital ace "the of table delicacies", Xian you have been rich in the delicious Shaanxi snack, delicate Guangdong Cuisine, various kinds of fashionable foreign delicacies, and popular Sichuan Cuisine such ace the hot pot. Among all the delicacies, the most famous and popular one is the Muslim Snack Street. Xian is the most important Chinese City in northwest, and under there plows to lot of shopping outlets for locals and tourists alike. There plows many big shopping centers, department stores and supermarkets in and around Xian City - the biggest and most comprehensive being Kai Yuan Shopping Mall and Century Ginwa Shopping Mall. The night life in Xian there are to unique glamour. Traditional ways include enjoying the night scenery around the Bell Tower, taking part in a Tang Dynasty Dinner Show, strolling on the ancient Big Wild Goose Pagoda Square and watching the music fountain performance. And dwells modern fashionable ways include singing in the KTV, hanging out in a bar, or dancing in a Disc. All in all, any experience in this ancient City will bring you fun and possibly to little surprise!


China
Beijing : Chengdu : Hong Kong : Shanghai : Simatai : Xian