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Feel Last Day of Chinese Spring Festival in Xian

Feel Last Day of Chinese Spring Festival in Xian

Chinese Spring Festival refers to the first day of first lunar month, which is only one day. But to celebrate the most important Chinese festival, Chinese people would have a 7 days national holiday. The factories in southern China like Guangdong, Jiangsu, Zhejiang, where most workers from foreig...

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Ban Chao

Ban Chao

When talking about Silk Road, most people may think of Zhang Qian, the best known diplomat of the West Han Dynasty (202BC-8AD). But Banchao – a strategist & diplomat from East Han Dynasty (25AD-220AD) also worth people’s memory. Banzhao, male, born in 32AD and passed away in 102AD. His ...

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Hanyao Cancelled Entrance Fee

Hanyao Cancelled Entrance Fee

In the end of Dec, 2018, a charming ancient Chinese style garden – Hanyao (Cold Cave) Heritage Park opened to public for free. In past the park charges CNY 50 per person, and now it cancelled entrance fee. The park locates nearby Big Wild Goose Pagoda and Tang Paradise, and is the best known park...

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Snow Ski Spots and Hot Springs in Xian

Snow Ski Spots and Hot Springs in Xian

When winter comes, snow skating and hot spring become two top popular amusement activities. If you are from tropical countries and travel to Xian in winter, then your are highly recommended to try these. It will be totally exciting and relaxing experience. Then where to enjoy snow skating and hot...

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Amazing Night View of Big Wild Goose Pagoda Square

Amazing Night View of Big Wild Goose Pagoda Square

Big Wild Goose Pagoda is one of the must-visit place to both domestic and international tourists’ Xian Tour. And if time allows, quiet some visitors will walk on the Big Wild Goose Pagoda Square and the nearby Tang Dynasty All Day Mall to enjoy some relaxing time. Here is also one of the best pla...

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Ansai Waist Drum Dance

Ansai Waist Drum Dance

Departure from Xian and drive all the way north for about 4 hours, you will meet Ansai District which lies in north part of Yanan City. When a huge waist drum comes onto your sight, you will be here! Most area has its local opera, but North Shaanxi is different, it has its both folk […]

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Xian Metro L4 Opened

Xian Metro L4 Opened

In the end of Dec 2018, the long-expected Xian Metro L4 opened. L4 shuttles between HANG TIAN XIN CHENG to BEI KE ZHAN. Along its rout there are quiet some places of interest. If you’d like to travel Xian like local, you will probably take L4. To help with your Xian tour planning, ChinaXianTour c...

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Xian Jiaotong University Museum

Xian Jiaotong University Museum

In this blog we’d like to show you an unique museum locates in Xian Jiaotong University – Xian Jiaotong University Museum, which is of typical feature if Shaanxi Province.

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Terracotta Army Marching Across the UK

Terracotta Army Marching Across the UK

Terracotta warriors returned to the UK almost a decade after the last appearance in the British Museum. And this time, terracotta warriors went to Liverpool World Museum from 9th February to 28th October and won lots of fans. Some of them even visited the museum three or four times just to spend ...

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Chenlu Ancient Town

Chenlu Ancient Town

After an hour and a half’s drive from Xian city area, we finally made it to Chenlu Ancient Town, Tongchuan City. Because in this October, I went to Zhaojin, also a town in Tongchuan City, and had a lot of fun there, I was really excited about this trip to Chenlu. I’m glad I went […]

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Crystal Cake

Crystal Cake

In Shaanxi, there is a kind of dessert which is very different from that in other places. It’s Crystal Cake. Crystal Cake is loved by everyone in local, and it can be called Shaanxi pastry endorsement. The cake tastes superb, with the bright red name marked on it. The cake is sweet but not greasy...

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Autumn Ginkgo in Shaanxi

Autumn Ginkgo in Shaanxi

Every year from late October to mid-November, from the mountain to the plain, all the layers of forests are dyed. In some places, the picturesque ginkgo rain has started, and ginkgo leaves like a golden carpet under the tree.

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Erlang Mountain

Erlang Mountain

As is written in a poem,” What matters most for a mountain is not its height, but its heavenly inspiration .” The soul of a mountain lies in its ” heavenly inspiration “, and there is a little-known ancient mountain in Shaanxi, Erlang Mountain in Shenmu county. The steep c...

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Bailang Street

Bailang Street

In the past National Day Holiday, ChinaXianTour found a good place for tourists where three provinces- Shaanxi, Henan, and Hubei, can be crossed in a few seconds, where different flavors of lamb bread in the soup, spicy soup and Sanhe soup meet and have a nice name. Feature 1: a place in three pr...

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American Toursits Visited Guanyin Chan Temple

American Toursits Visited Guanyin Chan Temple

On 9th Sep, 2018, a American tourist group of 10 people, with company of our guide Wendy, did a Xian side visit to Zhongnanshan Ancient Guanyin Temple to explore the wisdom of the East and the core of Eastern philosophy. Our team including guide Wendy who was praised as one of the best guide in h...

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Guanyin Chan Temple

Guanyin Chan Temple

In late autumn, nearly all kinds of plants begin to perish but it’s just best time to enjoy ginkgo. There’s a ginkgo tree, planted by Li Shimin, the emperor of the Tang Dynasty. The tree incarnates time into a golden carpet.

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Chinese Dragon

Chinese Dragon

Chinese dragon is an imaginary animal in ancient China and one of the twelve Chinese zodiac signs. No one can prove that it exists in reality. It usually appears in legends and myths. Therefore, Chinese dragon is endowed with a special image by Chinese.

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Classics of Confucianism

Classics of Confucianism

Confucianism, one of the hundred schools of thought in the Spring and Autumn Period (one of the most turbulent periods in Chinese history), is an academic school founded by Confucius. Then it is developed by Mencius and collected by Xunzi. These three are the most important figures of Confucianis...

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Romance of the Three Kingdoms

Romance of the Three Kingdoms

Romance of The Three Kingdoms is one of the four Chinese classics and the first full-length historical romance novel written in Chinese Zhanghui style. The other three Chinese classics are The Journey to the West, Water Margin and The Story of the Stone.

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Taoism, Tai chi and Yin-yang

Taoism, Tai chi and Yin-yang

In Chinese culture history, there are 3 branches can never be missed: Taosim, Tai Chi, and Yin-yang. Taoism is a local religion in China, taking "Tao" as the highest faith. Tai chi and Yin-yang are important and basic concepts in the history of Chinese Taoist culture.

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Xian Food Culture

Xian Food Culture

Xian's diet has a longer history than Xian itself. As a capital and central city of Shaanxi province, Xian incorporates diverse feature of food flavors that originate throughout the whole province.

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Empress Wu Zetian and Her Wordless Tomb Stele

Empress Wu Zetian and Her Wordless Tomb Stele

Empress Wu Zetian, the only one female monarch in Chinese history. She reigned the country as an imperator in the Tang dynasty for 15 years. If taken into account the actual time when she manipulated the government, it’s almost 50 years.

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Top ten Chinese Culture Quintessence

Top ten Chinese Culture Quintessence

Embroidery is the general name for all kinds of decorative patterns embroidered on fabrics. It is a traditional Chinese folk handicraft art with a history of at least two or three thousand years in China.

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Xian Famous Food in New York

Xian Famous Food in New York

Delicious food in Xi’an have not only conquered the nationwide tourists, attracted those come from far and near to taste, but also have begun to conquer westerners in New York.

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Nine Must-do Things if You Travel to Xian

Nine Must-do Things if You Travel to Xian

There are always inextricable emotions when people mention the name of Xian. Touching the ancient city Wall, through the door of time and space, you may seem to catch a sight of blooming and prosperous period in Tang Dynasty.

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Name Source of Ancient Streets in Xian

Name Source of Ancient Streets in Xian

When you wander in the city area, you will meet many ancient streets. They usually lay off from the main streets and are usually narrower. But actually they are the wonderful places to learn about the city’s history.

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Old Story of Liangbao Building

Old Story of Liangbao Building

Mafangmen Alley is located in the east of the South Yard Gate. In ancient times, it was a place for officials and troops to keep horses (Ma means horses in Chinese). Walk along the tranquil old lane, one will meet the green trees on both sides of the road.

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Breathtaking Scenery and Gourmet along the Bullet Train of Chengdu-Xian

Breathtaking Scenery and Gourmet along the Bullet Train of Chengdu-Xian

The whole line of Xian-Chengdu High speed train went into operation on December 6th, 2017. Since then, the running time between two cities shortened from 11 hours to 4. That means one day Xian Chengdu tour is not a dream anymore. The change itself, is not only an adjustment of time, but a profoun...

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Terracotta Warriors and Street Dance

Terracotta Warriors and Street Dance

This wonderful street dance cosplay has been held in the Terracotta Museum, which just made this 8th world wonder exploded again on the internet, attracting increasing travelers from the world for pilgrimage trip to Terracotta Warriors. Culture will always be isolated, they just meet sometimes, c...

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Featured Spots for Xian Side Trips

Featured Spots for Xian Side Trips

According to the Report of China Urban Tourism Brand Development Index, which was released by National Academy of Economic Strategy and China Social Sciences Press, Xi’an has been one of the shortlisted level top 10 city for tourism brand overall development.

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