Shangri-La Hotel

No.38B Keji Road, Yanta District, Xi'an, Shaanxi, 710075, China | 4 star hotel
Prices starting from $181.00

Travel Blogs from Xi'an

Ancient Capital of China

A travel blog entry by lmccall on May 21, 2014

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We left the Tea Cozy for the last time this morning after bidding the Tea Cozy family adieu. We had become quite smitten with the place and the people. Yangshuo should be on everyone's itinerary when traveling to China. The country side is simply beautiful and the people so warm and welcoming. Sam and the driver took us to a cave in Guilin called …

The City With a Pottery Army and a Smaller Wall

A travel blog entry by josh_manning

The Bullet Train to Xi'an took around 3.5 - 4 hours, travelling in excess of 300km/hr for much of that period. The views out of the window were pretty awesome, going past mountain ranges, farmland, paddy fields and cities. I arrived at Xi’an and it was 41oC, it seems that the hottest area in china is actually the North and Beijing was also pretty hot, it must be because of altitude or the location of the mountains but it was overwhelmingly hot. On the subway to where ...

Temples, Caves and One or Two Warriors

A travel blog entry by johnlucas


... put to act as a bed warmer, forerunner to electric blankets possibly. The sad thing, although neither the guide nor the man himself seemed bothered, was that after many generations of living there in some peace the cave was now surrounded by new buildings. After that we went and saw some warriors, you will have heard about these from other quarters. As expected they were great; anyone who shows an interest we will bore to tears with 270 ...

Chinese version of York!

A travel blog entry by nlmiller55


... hostel. In the evening we chilled out and met some cool people in the hostel. (Italian, Swiss, American, Aussie) We then all did a dumpling party were we learnt how to make dumplings and then we ate them. It was all good fun.

It was now 10pm and we decided to go to bed as we had a busy day going to see the Terracotta Army! We had planned our own trip using public transport so could be a long day!

For now we love and leave you! Enjoy the pictures!

Nathan & India ...

Extreme Sightseeing!

A travel blog entry by chloecd


... general who had a grudge against the emperor whose tomb it was.

Pits 2 and 3 were nowhere near as impressive, Pit 2 was mostly the ceiling covering the army, and Pit 3 was really small. I got the impression that they are slowing down the excavation until technology has improved to the point that they can preserve the colours that the army was painted with originally. This is also why they say that they have not opened the Emperor’s tomb, along with the fact ...

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This 4 star hotel, located in the Yanta District area of Xi'an, is near Big Wild Goose Pagoda (Dayanta), Xi'an Museum & Small Goose Pagoda (Xiaoyanta), Famén Temple (Famén Sì), and Hanyangling Museum.
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