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
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to Xi'an after school on Sunday. This meant packing and doing laundry in a hurry to be ready to go. Sunday classes ended at 5:15 and the train left for Xi'an at 6:30 so there was no time for hanging around ...
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