Xi'an (西安) is an industrial city of 8 million people and the present day capital of Shaanxi province. Xi'an was the capital of China from the Zhou dynasty (11th century BCE) to the famous Tang dynasty (7th century CE) and has the sights to prove it including the marvelous city walls, which still encapsulate the city centre.
From the Xi'an Travel Guide
Staff tried to help Most of the time there was nobody who knew English and we were not understood, They could not help with information about the sites and how to get around. They often did not understand our requests about the facilities. ... more
An excellent location with a lot going on around the hotel. It's a very easy walk to most of the attractions within the city walls and the South Gate is not too far away. It was very clean and well priced. The bed was a bit hard and there was no shower curtain but I would definitely stay there again. ... more
Hong Kong - Xi'an - Nanning - Hanoi
Hello I was thinking of visiting the Terracotta army, and I realise its quite a way away from my original plan. I have roughly 2 months to get from Hong Kong to Singapore and was thinking of visiting the Terracotta army in Xi'an. Does anybody have any help or advice if this is possible well i know it is but time ...
Xi'an - anything worth seeing besides the TerracottaWarriors
I don't know if this is too late for you but I was in Xi'an last week and really enjoyed it there. Apart from the smog it I found it a pretty pleasant city to spend a few days. The Bell and Drum towers are nice places to visit, the bell tower offers nice views of the city, there are also free musical ...
Weather in October
We are travelling through Beijing, Shanghai, Xi'an, HongKong in October and would appreciate any advice on what the weather will be like. thanks! ...