Kempinski Hotel Xi'an
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- High-speed internet in room (free)
- Swimming pool
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Travel Blogs from Xi'an
... there had been a mistake or maybe we had been given an upgrade we didn’t hear about, so as the bell boys rushed to handle our bags we followed Susan inside and relaxed in the luxurious lobby while our room was sorted out. Then it happened…Susan came over and explained to us that she had made a big mistake (another one) and we were actually booked at the Golden Flower (Shangri-La) not this particular property. That name sounded very familiar and we then ...
... are the guardians of his tomb. We started the tour by visiting the extremely underwhelming Tomb. It is impressive in that it is a huge man made hill under which he is buried. Apparently it took 38 years to build by 700,000 people who were buried alive in it to keep all its secrets. But right now to visit it is only a hill. It is said to contain palaces filled with precious stones and jewels, and underground rivers of flowing mercury but ...
... inner part of the city is surrounded by 14km (an inner area of nine square kilometers),12m high wall, this apparently is one of the oldest city walls in China. It is one of the main landmarks in Xi'an, laong with the bell tower which sits inside the wall.
The main reason for stopping in Xi'an was to see the Terracotta Warriors. This was one of the main things on our list of things to do in China. ...
... years. There are four "gates", or more accurately, massive entrances, for each main direction of the compass. Once you pay the 40rmb fee (or 20 for students, as Alexi and I finally did as we escaped from Yao Hong), you enter and take an abrupt right or left to reach the stairs, which are attached directly to the side of the inside wall. Once atop, you get a true scope of the wall--it's pretty difficult, if not impossible, to see the end of either side. It covers about 8.5 ...
... into this culture has caused a complete lack of attentiveness to my everyday ...