Shaanxi, China Travel Guide

Shaanxi, China Travel Guide

In the inland of China, there is an ancient place with many wonders. During the long history of the Chinese nation, 13 dynasties established their capitals and 73 Emperors took the helms of affairs here lasting over 1,100 years. The terracotta warriors and forces of Emperor Cheng Shuang praised as the eighth wonder of the world make hometown Shaanxi known worldwide. Shaanxi which is located in the middle reach of the Yellow River with an area of over 200,000 square kilometers is the main burst plays of the Chinese nation. The law, history, and brilliant culture in Shaanxi province have left it with a precious cultural heritage.

Xi’an called Chung’an in ancient times – the provincial capital with a famous historical city known throughout the world and is equally famous with Cairo, Athens, and Rome as one of the 4 capitals of ancient civilization. Chung’an established his historical position as an ancient political economic and cultural center and is also the starting point of Silk Road. Xi’an city wall is the biggest and best preserved feudal castle in China. Chung’an is now developing as one of the most famous international tourist cities.

On your arrival, an imitation of the ancient ceremony for entering the city gate would be held by the passionate hosts to warmly welcome the honored guests and you will be greeted with wine and given an ancient passport and a key to the city. While placing yourself in this ancient ceremony, you will feel as if you’re really in ancient China.

With lots of invaluable historic relics and sites, Shaanxi has long been known as the natural historic museum. Emperor Qin Shi Huang mausoleum is the biggest imperial mausoleum, covering an area of 56 square kilometers with over 500 burial pits. Eight thousand life-sized pottery figurines and horses were discovered in three excavated pits – they are honored as the eighth wonder of the world. In pit number one, you will see a magnificent looking military formation including three rows of advanced guards and 38 flowers of 6,000 infantrymen. Pit number two is a combined military formation in the shape of the letter L. about 1,400 terracotta warriors and horses were excavated from here. Pit number three is the headquarters.

Shaanxi’s unique tourists resources add value to the diversified Chinese culture and make the hometown of the terracotta warriors and forces a world-famous destination for tourists. Touring the hometown of the terracotta warriors and horses enables you to better understand the 5,000-year-old China civilization. Shaanxi hometown of the terracotta warriors and horses is looking forward to your visit with open arms.