Backpax Hostel

Xi Mu Tou Shi, Prince mansion 9th Floor, Xi'an, Shaanxi, 710002, China | Hostel
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This hostel, located in the Beilin District area of Xi'an, is near Great Mosque, Tomb of Emperor Liu Qi (Hanyangling), Xi'an Museum & Small Goose Pagoda (Xiaoyanta), and Famén Temple (Famén Sì).
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    Travel Blogs from Xi'an

    Xi'an - City Wall & Terracotta Warriors Factory

    A travel blog entry by julians26 on Jun 27, 2014

    19 photos

    ... the terracotta warriors of all sizes, from miniature to full size, with a range of prices to match - from 50 yuan (about $10) to 130,000 yuan. They also make other ceramic pieces, silk carpets, and lacquered wooden screens and furniture. We saw a demonstration of them making palm-sized model warriors from clay pushed by hand into molds and carefully extracted ready for firing in their large brick kilns.

    As usual the tour ended in a huge shop where we admired ...

    Temples, Caves and One or Two Warriors

    A travel blog entry by johnlucas on Mar 20, 2014

    5 photos

    ... when you are cremated you should be burnt with the things you will need in the afterlife so the shops sell money, cardboard mobile phones, cardboard cars which you put on the funeral pyre. When you reach the afterlife beware of any Chinese offering you a 100 Yuan note it is probably a fake. Next stop was to meet a farmer who you lives in a cave! Improbably as it may sound 30 million Chinese live in caves, this chap inherited it from ...

    Goodbye Shaanxi, Hello Sichuan!

    A travel blog entry by flyfresno on Feb 28, 2014

    6 photos

    ... probably find yourself taking some chances while traveling around China, usually when ordering food or drink. Things will probably turn out ok, although I would strongly advise learning to say or writing down any food allergies or important medications you might have in Chinese. Breakfast turned out to be a vegetable plate in a spicy sauce, a sort of bean/rice porridge, a hard-boiled egg, and some bread. I've never had a breakfast like it, and it wasn't ...

    Help from a stranger

    A travel blog entry by teetravels on Aug 10, 2012

    2 comments

    ... room.

    I ordered some Chinese food and soup from the Yummy Cafe. They said it would take about half an hour, so I walked over to the souvenir shop to see if they had any cold medicine for CM. They didn't, but they said there was a pharmacy around the corner. The two women started talking really fast in Chinese to each other, and then one of them said that she would take me there. She carefully ...

    Xian

    A travel blog entry by tonyclarke49 on Apr 28, 2012

    Left Pingyao and a hot,6 hr coach journey made bearable by friendly Swiss guy and his family and interesting countryside. Arrived Xian at 6.30pm got taxi to hostel within the old walled city. Tired after journey so went to nearby Muslim Quarter and had kebabs for dinner. Very busy everywhere as its a national holiday weekend.

    Sun 29th
    Went by coach to see the Terracotta Warriors, 3 vast halls of excavations in progress with the final hall being the one with ...