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

Day 11! Terracotta Warriors

A travel blog entry by mvr-miriam on Feb 07, 2015

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... and kept an eye on everything, she knew exactly how many places were left on the bus and wouldn't let anyone on if there wasn't a place for them. Bus driver was once again very impatient, but that couldn't stop us from making some fun. Quite funny to put subtitles under what everyone is saying to each other in Chinese! Had a right laugh about that. When we got off the bus it was time for dinner. Poor Cian and Des didn't have any breakfast or lunch, only ...

Today we visited the Terracotta Warriors

A travel blog entry by jimpat on Sep 01, 2014

2 comments, 17 photos

... a well. Excavation is still going on today. The warriors are all life size and incredibly detailed, each one a unique individual. They were buried in long chambers, standing on tiled floors, with wooden roofs covered with fibre mats and up to 2 metres of soil. We started our tour at Pit 2 which contains around 1300 warriors and horses. The level of detail on each warrior and horse is extraordinary. From their expressions, ...

Warriors at last!!!

A travel blog entry by abudebbie on Jul 22, 2014

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... dug up the devil. Somehow the water authority folks heard about it and came to investigate. The rest is history, as they say! The farmers were relocated and got no compensation until about 20 years later when the magnitude of their discovery was realized. Then they contacted them all and they have since become famous. Even today, one of them was signing the guide books in the museum store!. Archaeologists have known about Emperor Qin and his burial plans for ...

8th Wonder Of The World?

A travel blog entry by nlmiller55 on Jan 20, 2014

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... went on to pit 3. It wasn't too fascinating and there was many figures in there. But it was interesting to see where the walkways where and the doors had been built with the walls standing tall. Then pit 2 was better with armys in their numbers. It is believed that this pit was the high ranked pit for the officers that controlled the soldiers in pit 1. Now onto pit 1....

Wow! Completely stunned and speachless. We just stood and looked out for around 5 mins. ...

Doctor, Doctor!

A travel blog entry by deborah.young on Aug 20, 2013

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I have now accepted a job with EF in Guangzhou, and so the paperwork begins - I had to provide 14 documents so they could start the visa application process!

The funniest one by far was the Doctors letter. A sample was provided, and it stated that the Dr had done a thorough physical examination and found no abnormalities in any of 7 specific areas. It also recorded the blood pressure reading.

I went to the Dr who ...