Xi'an Fanzhuang

Address: No.298 East Street, Beilin District, Xi'an, Shaanxi, 710001, China | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Xi'an

Face to Face with the Terracotta Warriors

A travel blog entry by dbworld2see on Apr 09, 2015

39 photos

... peony garden which was very impressive in full bloom. There was a nice little gazebo structure in the middle that provided a great place for a picnic and quite a few people were doing just that, enjoying the flowers and the pagoda as a backdrop for a nice little afternoon. We of course took way too many pictures of the national flower of China before finally heading back to the car to continue our adventures.

The final stop on our tour of Xi’an would be ...


A travel blog entry by carrhaughan on Mar 30, 2014

2 comments, 9 photos

... which is based on the main road just south of the South Gate. It’s a busy location, but then pretty much everywhere in all the cities we’ve been to in China has been busy – dense traffic, seemingly meaningless road signs and markings, and minimal rules for road use, none of which are adhered to anyway. The main rule is: might is right – if you’re bigger, you get to bully everyone else, and pedestrians are way down ...

Xi'an: Ancient China and Terracotta Warriors

A travel blog entry by bryanddave2013 on Aug 25, 2013

1 comment, 36 photos

... these are displayed glibly notes that these show the bronze age came to China well before Europe and America ;). The Emperor's tomb itself has not been excavated, so hopefully one day the archeologists get there, as there must be untold treasures to tell even more of this fascinating story. We also stopped at a factory which produces replicas of the warriors, including life sized ones. You can get a head made of yourself instead of the typical warrior one, and ...

Beer Cruise and the Terracotta Warriors

A travel blog entry by sirscottric on Jun 13, 2013

1 comment, 127 photos

... digging. The farmers were provided with a 200,000 RMB reward from the government which was taxed down to 100,000 RMB and then divided between the five to 20,000 RMB. So, the farmers were given the equivalent of $3,200 for finding one of the most priceless finds ever in human history. The farmers were living off 3,000 RMB a year (about $500). They were also relocated because their farms became historical sites. There are 3 separate pits where the warriors were buried. Pit ...

Terracotta Warriors: Xi'an Part II

A travel blog entry by jbingham on Apr 05, 2013

47 photos

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So, because of the random efficiency, I got to the bus before Alexi and Yao Hong were back from getting our breakfast (to go, obviously). I asked the "guard" if I could stay at the front while I wait for my friends and he obliged. Ten minutes later, they arrived with my $5 breakfast that was sub-par at best, but I was just glad to get going to the warriors. This is an attraction I've read about in countless National Geographics and it felt surreal to finally be seeing ...