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Awesome sight, must see, read up before visiting n the whole Terracotta come alive. Bus 306 cost CNY 8 over 60 mins travel. Never, never visit on China National Holiday, Sat n Sunday it is a Big Crowd n hours of Q. Bring Water n...More
Emperor Shih Huang Ti didnt want leave this world alone so he secretly built this grand masoleum housing thousands and thousands of clay terracota soldiers to accompany him in the nether world.
A farmer who wanted to dig a well accidentally found this marvellous find...More
Great exhibits too. You can visit the terra-cotta soldiers up close in glass enclosed cases and see how different each face is. Think there are 3 pits to visit. Each in a different
stage of excavation.
An absolutely amazing place. Very well presented with good directions to each pit. You cannot comprehend how long it must have taken to produce so many terracotta soldiers, horses and chariots.
It is quite crowded around some exhibits in the glass cases and difficult to...More
We loved this site of the burial tomb of the first Emporer. Do go if you can. The tomb is bery old and very well dusplayed. Nir so many tourists there which was wonderful. I can see what all the accolades is about.
I read some of the negative reviews and am shocked. Seeing photos of the warriors is nothing in comparison to seeing them in person. It is breathtaking. The Chinese have been reassembling the shattered statues since the 70s. There are three dig sites showing different...More
I am still surprised that this place has no advertisements at all. I found it to be the highlight of my tour/trip to Xi'an (it was actually an addition to my tour of visiting the terra-cotta warriors and the city wall of Xi'an). Being fairly...More
It is a pity to go to Xian for this site only. The sculptures are quite amazing. But they are located in ugly halls. And when I arrived there were hundreds of local loud tourists freshly dropped from their bus! The whole site just looked...More