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 …

Why Even Big Cities In China Can Feel Remote

A travel blog entry by flyfresno

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I'm starting to realize just how few tourists there are in China right now. Perhaps it’s because this is the slow season. Maybe it’s because Xi’an is pretty out of the way from the "big" cities in China (in which case, Chengdu is going to feel really foreign). Or maybe there has been a major drop-off in visitors since China cracked down on independent travelers. Whatever the reason, this is a far cry from anywhere in Europe, Central America, ...

Made it!

A travel blog entry by emilyandjames

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Our flight finally left at about 2 this morning. We had no idea what was going on, rumours included weather, air traffic control and the pilot wanted a nap. The chinese travellers were all getting pretty irate and there was a lot of shouting and people were filming it and taking pictures. We had a pretty hairy taxi ride but made it in one piece at 5.15am.

We didn't get out into Xi'an until early afternoon and it was roasting - ...

Location

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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