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Thursday, August 11, 2011

What to Do in Xi'an during China Travel

Xi'an, an ancient capital in China, is provincial capital of Shaanxi Province, ranking as one of the four ancient capitals all over the world. It is a city of profound history and culture, the excavation of the Terracotta Warriors and Horses again put it to the center of people's attention.

Terracotta Warriors and Horses

Qianling Mausoleum 

Huaqing Pool, where a well-known poem by Bai Juyi refered to. It is the site of Concubine Yang to have a bath

Tang Paradise(Datang Furong Yuan)

 Big Wild Goose Pagoda

 Mount Huashan, it is not in Xi'an, but in Huayin County, 120 kilometers east of Xi'an, noted for its precipitousness.

 Hukou Fall, it is also not situated in Xi'an, but not far from Xi'an, about 2-hour drive

Besides profound history and culture, Xi'an is also a city well-known for its delicious snacks, here names a few.


  1. i always love the architecture and ancient treasures, but i am more blown away by your mountains/cliffs. GORGEOUS!!!

  2. Nice pictures. When we were there, we enjoyed a bicycle tour on the city wall.


  3. Fantastic images of your wonderful country... a lovely tour.
    Many thanks for sharing.