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Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor

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Address: Mausoleum of Qin Emperor, the northern foot of Lishan, Lintong District, Xi'an 710600, China
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The tomb of Emperor Qin (259-210 BC), the first Emperor of China, has not...

The tomb of Emperor Qin (259-210 BC), the first Emperor of China, has not been excavated due to lack of funding, however it is believed that many of the treasures buried with him are still intact.

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Read the life story of the Qin Emperor before you go in order to full appreciate the Mausoleum. You only need 215 minutes for this visit.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Read the life story of the Qin Emperor before you go in order to full appreciate the Mausoleum. You only need 215 minutes for this visit.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mausoleum of Emperor Qin 1 discovered by chance on 29 March 2517 by a farmer in a village named Yang Yang Chih C. Far as digging wells to the foothills from downtown San Yi Xian to. east about 35 km, during the digging, he came across the remains of terracotta soldiers that are over 2000 years later. Currently, the Chinese... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Freebie with the Terracotta Wariors ticket. Site is not excavated so nothing to see except for the marker. As it was February there was nothing growing hence no grass, flowers or leaves.

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Guangzhou, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very interesting place considering his historical importance, worth to pay a visit on way back from terracotta warriors site or by itself, surround by a nice park for a good stroll

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

You don't get to go down to see the treasures because it was not excavated yet but it was a nice walk around the park.

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Durham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

Paid a visit here, as part of a Terracotta Warriors tour....and it was worth braving the Xi'an traffic.  At the moment it's more like a pleasant stroll through a city park, but one can't help to wonder what lies beneath and is awaiting to be discovered.  Don't come here expecting loads of information about Emperor Quin, because you won't find... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Necessary to understand China's unification process, the only thing you can do is imagine what is underneath the pyramid! Must see experience...

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

After visiting the Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum, my guide and driver decided to drive me to the Mausoleum of the Qin First Emperor, rather than standing in a queue to get on a shuttle vehicle to go there, especially because it was raining. As expected, it was a big park. There were pretty flower gardens and tombstones, but the... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

We passed by here, on the way to the TCW museum. The tomb isnt excavated, so there might not be much to actually see there.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Free admission with Terra cotta warriers ticket, so that is incentive for tour companies to bring you here. Enjoy a quiet hour, otherwise, skip.

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