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Where to See Snow Scenery in Shaanxi

Where to See Snow Scenery in Shaanxi

Snow scenery is the most highlight scenery in winter days. But it is not easy to see the thick snow in downtown area. So many people choose to drive out of the city to look for the snow scenery. There are 8 places we’d like to recommend for snow scenery appreciating.

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Foreign Dignitaries’ Preference to Xian

Foreign Dignitaries’ Preference to Xian

On Jan 8th, French president Emmanuel Macron started his visit to China. And he choose Xian as the first Chinese city in his schedule. During his 1 day in Xian, the president and his wife visited three cultural relics in Xian: Big Wild Goose Pagoda, Terracotta Warriors and Horses, and Grand Mos...

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Nice Places to Appreciate Snow Scenery in Xian

Nice Places to Appreciate Snow Scenery in Xian

On Jan 3rd, Xian welcomed its first snow in 2018. Among local people, there is the saying “When the snow falls, Xi’an would become Chang’an” because the snow hides the otiose colors brought by the bustling commerce. The silver snow makes the ancient buildings in Xian more elegant and pure. Touris...

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Postage Stamps Related to Xian

Postage Stamps Related to Xian

With the development of physical distribution, posting letter is increasingly less used. So the postage stamps are also gradually loss its position in physical distribution. Now they are loved by stamp collecting lovers. The Chinese postage stamps usually marked with exact value. People need to p...

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Ski Resorts in Xian

Ski Resorts in Xian

Once winter comes outdoor activity lovers will miss skiing. Especially for people who are from tropical area where receive no snow throughout the year. Spending one day to get lost in the world of snow is dream for many people who seldom see snows.

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Pleasing Your Taste Buds in Xian Muslim Quarter

Pleasing Your Taste Buds in Xian Muslim Quarter

Muslim Quarter is the best known food street in Xian. Actually it is the general name of the several streets close to each other: Beiyuanmen, Bei Guangjijie, Xiyangshi, Dapiyuan, etc. Local people call that area as “Fangshang” or “Huifang” which means living community of Hui people. T

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Hukou Waterfall Becomes Glacierfall in December

Hukou Waterfall Becomes Glacierfall in December

In north part of Shaanxi Province there is a place that present different beauty in four seasons. In Spring the ice layer breaks and ice bars fall down. In summer the soaring waterfall shock visitors heart. In autumn the land here is covered by red autumn leaves. And in winter glacier fall takes ...

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Special Things of Mt. Huashan

Special Things of Mt. Huashan

To save the time and energy, tourists usually rent a car from Xian and take the round way cable car up and down the mountain. So they could see the most scenic things of Mt. Huashan in one day. While in this way lots of people will miss some unique things of the mountain.

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Underground Palace of Big Wild Goose Pagoda

Underground Palace of Big Wild Goose Pagoda

According to historical document, the pagodas of the Tang Dynasty were usually built with underground palace. And the underground palaces were usually especially prepared for the Emperors and Buddhist masters.

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The Eight Historic Buddhist Grottoes in Shaanxi

The Eight Historic Buddhist Grottoes in Shaanxi

When talking about Buddhist Grottoes, most people will think of the Four Great Grottoes. In fact, there are also many historic Buddhist grottoes in Shaanxi Province. At present there are 350 Buddhist cave groups discovered in Shaanxi. In this blog we’d like to share 8 of them.

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Why Qin Shihuang Mausoleum Can’t be Excavated

Why Qin Shihuang Mausoleum Can’t be Excavated

Terracotta Warriors is famous all over the world. Toursits who have been to the Terracotta Warriors must know it is the sacrificial subjects of the Emperor Qin Shihuang. And the Emperor's mausoleum is not far from the Terracotta Warriors. Then why the Terracotta Warriors was excavated in as early...

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2018 Terracotta Warriors Exhibition in New Zealand

2018 Terracotta Warriors Exhibition in New Zealand

Great news for people living in New Zealand! According to chinanews.com, 160 real Terracotta figures would be on display in New Zealand from Dec 20th 2018 to April 2019. The exhibition location is the New Zealand National Museum. And in the exhibition, people would see three kinds of terracotta f...

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Why the Terracotta Warriors Don’t Wear Helmet

Why the Terracotta Warriors Don’t Wear Helmet

No one traveling to Xian skip Terracotta Warriors and Horses. When you doing the Terracotta Warriors tour, have you ever asked why these terracotta soldiers don’t wear helmet? Actually these soldier figures not only don’t wear helmet but also wear very plain loricae. The main force of the troop –...

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Why The Terracotta Warriors Have Single-edge Eyelid

Why The Terracotta Warriors Have Single-edge Eyelid

Terracotta Warriors pits is the accompanying pits of the mausoleum. The scale of these accompanying pits is acknowledged as the number 1 in Chinese history. As the 8th world wonder, Terracotta Warriors attracts millions of tourists each year. And Terracotta Warriors is the top reason for most of ...

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Archaeological Site of Terracotta Warriors and Horses

Archaeological Site of Terracotta Warriors and Horses

Terracotta Warriors and Horses tour is always so attractive to the archaeological lovers. Although the basic exhibition remains the same, in different time tourists could see some different exhibition in the Terracotta pits.

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3 Days Xian Tour Strategy

3 Days Xian Tour Strategy

Each people love history and traditional things has special affection to Xi’an. This inland city functioned as the Chinese national capital city for 1000+ years old. And with the increasing number of bullet train opened, Xian is more and more accessible. By now Xian is 5 hours from Beijing, 6 hou...

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Top 10 Precious Cultural Relics in Shaanxi History Museum

Top 10 Precious Cultural Relics in Shaanxi History Museum

Shaanxi History Museum has large quantities of collections that range from remote antiquity (when human society was in initial stage) till 1840 (when modern history of China began).

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How Were Terracotta Figures Made in the Qin Dynasty

How Were Terracotta Figures Made in the Qin Dynasty

Terracotta Warriors and Horses is the most magnificent archeological discoveries of the 20th century. The large numbers of the terracotta figures and its firing technology shocked experts home and abroad.

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Chinese City Name With Characters in Fancy Style

Chinese City Name With Characters in Fancy Style

Recent days a designer in Guizhou named Shi Changhong has his moment. Because a group of Chinese cities/provinces name with characters in fancy style became extremely popular online. Each Chinese people could find his hometown in Shi Changhong’s designing. And the most representative things of th...

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North Xi’an Station and Xi’an Airport Will be Connected by Bullet Train

North Xi’an Station and Xi’an Airport Will be Connected by Bullet Train

the bullet train railway between North Xi’an Railway Station and Xi’an Airport is almost has its own primary. The 29km railway has a designed speed at 100km/h.The construction of the railway carried out in August 2015 and is planned to finish by end of 2018.

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Xi’an Food

Xi’an Food

Xian is one of the seven well-known cities in China, which boasts fruitful history deposits and plentiful delicious food, attracting people all over the world to visit.

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Ming Dynasty Building in Huxian County

Ming Dynasty Building in Huxian County

In Huxian County of Xi’an, there is a wooden house built in the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). And on the columns in front of the house there are a pair of couplets. The first line of the couplets says ” Wonderful imagery likes works of Daozi”, and the second line of the couplets says “Nifty structure...

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Louguaitai Mountain

Louguaitai Mountain

There is a mountain called Louguantai Mountain, also named as “Small Wudang Mountain”, about 200 kilometers far from Xi’an, and it boasts beautiful natural sceneries. Louguantai Mountain, located in Fenghuang Mountain of Ankang City, is a famous Taoist Shrine in the south of the Shaanxi province....

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Sundial

Sundial

Imagine that you were a rich person in Rome in 4AD or 5AD, or a talking traveler who was passionate about talking and making friends with some well-educated people. And on this kind of occasion, a Sundial must be a good choice if you want to show something to your friends, and the Sundial in Rome...

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Xiongnu in Han Dynasty

Xiongnu in Han Dynasty

If there are some tribes who are good at the tactics, then it can’t be the Asian countries like China, but must be the nomadic people living in the central plains in China, just like those the Rome and some other western countries that pledged wars to China. From 153BC to 134BC, arguments that ho...

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The Salt Lake in Northern Shaanxi Province

The Salt Lake in Northern Shaanxi Province

Lots of people are dreaming of a tour to Chaka Salt Lake in Qinghai. The dreamlike scenery of the salt lake is honored as Mirror of Heaven. Just a few people know that in northern Shaanxi there is also a salt lake of amazing beautiful scenery that is no less attractive than Chaka Salt Lake. It is...

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Newly Born Panda Babies Meet Public

Newly Born Panda Babies Meet Public

It’s annual panda baby show time again! On Sept 29th, the newly born panda babies were taken to meet public for the first time. If you want to see the most lovely pandas, welcome to Chengdu Panda Center to have a close look of them. It will definitely be the highlight of your Chengdu tour and Chi...

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Master of Terracotta Warriors and Horses May Not be Qin Shihuang?

Master of Terracotta Warriors and Horses May Not be Qin Shihuang?

Visit to Terracotta Warriors and Horses is the most important aim for almost all tourists during their Xian tour. It is also one of the top attractions in the world. Terracotta Warriors and Horses are mortuary objects of the Emperor Qingshihuang. The Terracotta Army Pits locate 1500 km east to th...

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Top 10 Chinese Attractions Preferred by International Tourists

Top 10 Chinese Attractions Preferred by International Tourists

On the vast territory of China there are numerous historical and natural attractions. Due to the time limit and culture difference, international tourists usually pick some most highlight things to see. From the tourist market analysis the top 10 Chinese attractions loved by international tourist...

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New Ticket Purchasing Policy of Terracotta Warriors and Horses

New Ticket Purchasing Policy of Terracotta Warriors and Horses

In the afternoon of September 19th, Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum called a press conference to announce new ticket purchasing policy which will be applied from October 1st, 2017.

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