Shengyou Hotel

No.66 Weiqu Old Street, Chang'an District, Xi'an, Shaanxi, China | Hotel

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A travel blog entry by carrhaughan


... bottom of the pecking order. We get to the hotel, shower and change and head out on an orientation walk of the city. We head north, crossing into the city through the South Gate. It’s still a little wet and miserable. We stop at a nearby local street market – the street is resolutely old-school Chinese and the market is mostly for locals, primarily selling calligraphy brushes and materials. It’s interesting stuff, and the market ...

The Terracotta Warriors

A travel blog entry by tomstephtravel


... officers by their clothing worn.

Pit two is still being excavated but this pit has calvary and infantry units as well as war chariots and is thought to represent a military guard. In this pit they have a standing archer, calavary man and his horse, a high-ranking officer, middle-ranking officer, kneeling archer and ...

Beer Cruise and the Terracotta Warriors

A travel blog entry by sirscottric


... where the tomb is buried is covered in and surrounded by pomegranate trees. It is quite a beautiful scene.

After the tomb, we headed back to the hotel and dropped our stuff off. We visited the Muslim quarter again for dinner and to take some more pictures. This time we also ate some beef dumplings which were really, really delicious. While eating, there were 2 gentleman sitting at a table next to us that watched us eat the ENTIRE time they were eating their ...

Terracotta Army

A travel blog entry by samhanson


We went to the fake Terracotta Army first to make an archer. Them we went outside and saw the big oven that they get cooked in for 3 days. When they get the Terracotta Army out of the oven they break the wall and then they mend it again for the next lot. Then we saw some people painting the Terracotta Army and we went into some other rooms which had furniture with the 3d Terracotta Army on the tables. Because ...


A travel blog entry by fromthemill


... and it was relatively hassle free. One observation is that everything we have done so far seems relatively easy. I had expected many more challenging situations but so far it been OK. Maybe that's all to come and I've just jinxed it by writing that down. The Terracotta Warriors has definitely been one of our favourite exhibitions so far. We had taken advice from our knock-off Lonely Planet guidebook (they are banned in China as is Facebook, YouTube and a number of other things ...


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