Xian

Tang Dynasty Theatre For centuries, Xian, the ancient capital China for 13 dynasties from 1067 BC, has been renowned for its restoration of the Middle Kingdom's rich cultural heritage. Bringing this all together in the form of modern song and dance is the Tang Dynasty Theatre Restaurant, where visitors can sample this cultural experience in an ambience befitting the emperors of Tang (618-907 AD). Terracotta Army A collection of terracotta sculptures depicting the armies of Qin Shi Huang, the first Emperor of China. Varying in height according to their roles, with the generals being the tallest figures. The Army contains over 8,000 soldiers, 130 chariots with 520 horses and 150 cavalry horses. The Army was discovered by chance when a group of farmers were digging a water well. The Shaanxi History Museum Housing over 300,000 items including murals, paintings, pottery, coins, as well as bronze, gold, and silver objects. The modern museum was built between 1983 and 2001 and its appearance recalls the architectural style of the Tang Dynasty. The Big Wild Goose Pagoda A Buddhist pagoda ...

Tang Dynasty Theatre
For centuries, Xian, the ancient capital China for 13 dynasties from 1067 BC, has been renowned for its restoration of the Middle Kingdom's rich cultural heritage.
Bringing this all together in the form of modern song and dance is the Tang Dynasty Theatre Restaurant, where visitors can sample this cultural experience in an ambience befitting the emperors of Tang (618-907 AD).

Terracotta Army
A collection of terracotta sculptures depicting the armies of Qin Shi Huang, the first Emperor of China. Varying in height according to their roles, with the generals being the tallest figures. The Army contains over 8,000 soldiers, 130 chariots with 520 horses and 150 cavalry horses. The Army was discovered by chance when a group of farmers were digging a water well.

The Shaanxi History Museum
Housing over 300,000 items including murals, paintings, pottery, coins, as well as bronze, gold, and silver objects. The modern museum was built between 1983 and 2001 and its appearance recalls the architectural style of the Tang Dynasty.

The Big Wild Goose Pagoda
A Buddhist pagoda located in southern Xian which was built during the Tang Dynasty in 652. The original structure only stood for five decades until it eventually collapsed and was rebuilt in the year 704. The original design was five stories and when it was rebuilt, it was made ten stories high but in 1556 an earthquake damaged the structure and reduced it to seven.







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