YMCA Holiday Hotel Xi'an

No.565 East Road, Xincheng District, Xi'an, Shaanxi, 710001, China | Hostel
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Travel Blogs from Xi'an

The Terracotta Army

A travel blog entry by sranmal

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Friday 4th Sept. Tour Day 13: Xi’an Muslim Quarter

The train from Chengdu got into Xi’an just after midday. We were staying at the YMCA, which was at the end of a dodgy-looking alley. There was an interesting billboard in the lobby showing girls in various stages of undress with increasing prices which I presumed was for some …

Xi'an - Home of the Terracotta Warriors

A travel blog entry by brad2512

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Xian became a must see for tourists after the discovery of Emperor Quin's Terracotta Army by a farmer who was digging a well in 1974. The farmer was paid 14 by the government as a reward for the find and at the time he thought it was a lot of money. He later worked out that he'd been short changed for his important find and now makes his living by …

The safe city in the west

A travel blog entry by stevea

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Yet another sleeper train journey (thats three now), arrived us in Xi'an about 10am on Wednesday 16th May 2007. The city has more than 3100 years history. Xi'an was known as Chang'an in ancient times and was the capital of China of at least 11 dynasties covering a range of 1100 years. It was where Qin Shihuang founded and unified all of China in …

Terracotta Warriors and a day of delicious food!

A travel blog entry by mlhampton

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... put everything into place. After this it was lunch, and I was starving! Lunch wasn't included but it was only £3 and was delicious. All sorts of dishes, soups and bread, and the best thing was deep fried sweet potato covered in sugar - it was the most amazing thing I have ever eaten, and we absolutely devoured it! I have to learn how to cook it! Hahaha After lunch it was an hour journey back, that actually took longer because the traffic ...

The impressive Army of Terracotta Warriors

A travel blog entry by jarcher106

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... screens that formed a 360 degree view - nice in theory, not in practice! What we did gauge was that the site was discovered in 1974 by farmers getting water (and a terracotta head) from a well. It is also the largest tomb in the world, built for the emperor Qin Shi Huang in around 100BC. Finally we got to the real deal and kicked off with Pit 3, a covered series of long narrow pits containing 72 life size terracotta warriors and horses. This was ...

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This hostel, located in the Xincheng District area of Xi'an, is near Xi'an City Wall (Chengqiang), Great Mosque, Tomb of Emperor Liu Qi (Hanyangling), and Xi'an Museum & Small Goose Pagoda (Xiaoyanta).
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