Backpax Hostel

Address: 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

A travel blog entry by thelongwaytonz on Nov 20, 2014

2 comments, 30 photos

... wouldn't have known it was a mosque if I had just walked past it unknowingly. There were a few clues though, writing in Arabic in places and no statues of gods in any of the temples. It also faces west towards Mecca instead of south like most Chinese temples (I only know this from reading the Lonely Planet). The Muslim quarter: we spent a lot of our time in Xi'an in the Muslim quarter, it wasn't far from our accommodation and had the best street food and souvenir shops. It ...

Day 30: Xi'an (Raining...again) - Emily

A travel blog entry by lauraandemily on Sep 15, 2014

24 photos

... shaped bun. Onto the trusty metro we went....you can't get lost on a metro...we headed south outside of the city walls to our furthest point of the day- The Wild Goose Pagoda. From the metro it was a good 20 minute walk in the never ceasing rain but thankfully and miraculously Laura got us there. We had to dodge puddles which were more the size of lakes than puddles and I nearly got run down by a poncho wearing moped driver. Wheel touched leg...it was ...

Day 287/289 Els Guerrers / The Terracotta Warriors

A travel blog entry by wanvigdot on May 28, 2014

56 photos

... 306 km/h now!

I always liked to go by train more than by plane because it seems safer to me and you avoid all the painful check in process with the baggage restrictions. I like it too because you can see the landscape as you travel. We are now seeing many wheat fields, orchards and also some industrial areas, nuclear power plants, windmills and many unfinished apartment buildings, that ...

Offer seats the old, weak, sick, cripple & grave

A travel blog entry by adamandlara55 on Sep 28, 2012

5 comments, 16 photos

Today we got the opportunity to discover the amazing terracotta warriors. The warriors were famously found in the 70's when a local farmer was digging a well. 5 metres below the ground, they are buried in sections... 4 that they have found and are in formation to protect the emperors mausoleum. The emperor commenced the creation of his afterlife army at the age of 14 and the work continued for 38 years. Each warrior has a solid lower body and a hollow upper body as well as ...

Xi'an, ancient and modern

A travel blog entry by rootsandroutes on May 21, 2012

13 photos

... words that they knew (“London! Olympics! Wayne Rooney! Arsenal!”)? Why did everyone look so perfectly groomed? And why was everything so damn expensive?

The four of us wound our way home, three of us a little tipsy, late in the evening, and fell into bed. For us travellers, we had one day left in Xi'an, and there was no way we could cope with an early morning. Eventually, after a long sleep, we surfaced, and headed for the Big Wild Goose Pagoda on ...