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Temple Heaven of the Sui and Tang Dynasties in Xian Will Return to the Public

When talking about Temple of Heaven, most of people will bethink of Temple of Heaven in Beijing. Actually in Xian there exists a Temple of Heaven which is older and grander. The Temple of Heaven of the Sui and Tang Dynasties (581-907) locating in nowadays Shaanxi Normal Universi…...

Temple Heaven of the Sui and Tang Dynasties in Xian Will Return to the Public

Four Beautiful Train Stations in Northern China

Train is the 2nd most used vehicle for long distance transportation. Meeting a nice train station will add more sweet memories to one’s tour. In northern part of mainland China there are 4 acknowledged beautiful train stations. Let’s see which ones are them? And have you ever b…...

Four Beautiful Train Stations in Northern China

Driving on Shaanxi Yanhuang Sightseeing Highway

Shaanxi Yanhuang Sightseeing Highway, will open in August, with a total length of 828.5km, starts from Fugu County in north and ends at foot of Mt. Huashan in south. The highway pass through several areas with much unique and attractive scenery and culture....

Driving on Shaanxi Yanhuang Sightseeing Highway

How to Visit Shaanxi History Museum Effectively

Shaanxi History Museum is the must-go place for lots of tourists. Because it is in downtown area where traffic is very convenient, quite some people choose to visit the museum on their own. The huge amount of cultural relics are banquet for eyes. More importantly they bear histor…...

How to Visit Shaanxi History Museum Effectively

Nice Taverns in Beijing Hutongs

Accommodation is important part of one’s travel to a city. It will impact tourist’s touring experience and tour cost. In recent years more and more people looking for some characteristic hostels or home stay. To help tourists with a special Beijing Tour, China Xian Tour collects some bes...

Nice Taverns in Beijing Hutongs

Spend Night Time in Muslim Street

In the burning summer days, most people refuse outdoor activities in day time. Only when the evening comes they go out. Then what to do to make the evening time happy and interesting? Lots of tourists and local people living nearby Bell Tower choose the food tour to Muslim Quarter. These days the st...

Spend Night Time in Muslim Street

Keep Animals Cool in Summer Days

Xian keeps daily highest temperature over 40℃ for more than 2 weeks. The top priority for Xian people is to expect for the cool days. People have air-conditioners to keep cool. Then how do animals escape from the heating days?...

Keep Animals Cool in Summer Days

Baoji-Lanzhou High-speed Rail Started Operation on 09TH July, 2017

Baoji-Lanzhou high-speed rail had its first run on July 9th! It completes a crucial link between the east & middle area to the northwest west area in national network....

Baoji-Lanzhou High-speed Rail Started Operation on 09TH July, 2017

Qinqiang Amateur Club – A Speical Shaanxi Folk Culture Guarded by Local Elder People

Qinqiang has been one of oldest opera in ancient northwest China, derived from West Zhou Dynasty (1046 BC-771 BC) and popular in Shaanxi, Gansu, Qinghai, Ningxia and Xinjiang....

Qinqiang Amateur Club – A Speical Shaanxi Folk Culture Guarded by Local Elder People

Wakeup Your Taste buds with Best Summer Food Combo

The weather in Xian has constantly been over 37 ℃ for over 10 days, some people complains “I am almost melted! My stomach refused anything!” It is indeed too hard to have a good appetite in so hot days. Do you know how local Xian people comfort their stomach? The answer is Liangpi and Li...

Wakeup Your Taste buds with Best Summer Food Combo

Latest Schedule of Xian Airport Shuttle Bus

As the airport nearest Terracotta Warriors, Xian Airport need to transfer more travelers in peak tourist season. To meet the peak season of Xian tour, Xian Xianyang International Airport adjusted schedules of some airport shuttle buses. That is a good news for many tourists who plan to arrive & ...

Latest Schedule of Xian Airport Shuttle Bus

Top Popular Swimming Pools in Xian

Swimming is the favorite exercise for many people. It is even part of their life in summer days. Due to the inland location and traditional living habit, swimming is not a common exercise in this city and it is not so easy to find the swimming pool info. So people from seaside will miss swimming [&h...

Top Popular Swimming Pools in Xian

Going to Water Park to Escape from Burning Summer Days

In the early afternoon of June 27th, temperature in South Gate of City Wall reached 46℃. It is indeed terrible for outdoor activities. But staying at home all the day can be boring. Then what to do to kill time and search for coolness? Water park wins the champion!...

Going to Water Park to Escape from Burning Summer Days

Azalea on Taibai Mountain

Taibai mountain is the main peak of Qinling Mountain Ranges. It is also the newly acknowledged national AAAAA scenic area in Shaanxi. Recent days azalea on Taibai Mountain is in full bloom. A netizen in Baoji shared a group photos of azalea on the mountain. The various azalea are quite eyeable. Stan...

Azalea on Taibai Mountain

Xian Chengdu Fast Train will Open By Sep 2017

According to authoritative information, the fast train will open on September 30th. Xian – Chengdu Fast Train Railway is the first fast train that travel through Qinling Mountain Ranges and Dabashan Mountain Ranges. The opening of Xian Chengdu Fast Train is indeed a good news for…...

Xian Chengdu Fast Train will Open By Sep 2017

Yousufu Dumpling Eatery in Alleyway of Muslim Quarter

During one’s Xian Tour he will meet lots of food and snacks. Beside the well known cold noodles and Paomo (Pita Bread Soaked in Lamb or Beef Soup), dumplings is also food lovers’ favorite food. Boiling, steaming and frying are the tree common dumpling cooking methods. In Muslim Quarter, ...

Yousufu Dumpling Eatery in Alleyway of Muslim Quarter

Good Airbnb Accommodation in Xian

Compare with other major tourist cities like Beijing and Shanghai, Airbnb accommodation is less chosen by tourists, especially by international travelers. The sanitary condition, Safety, and the language barrier are some of the biggest concerns. While if you stay in a nice Airbnb…...

Good Airbnb Accommodation in Xian

Fuzhou Ancient City

China Xian Tour would like to share one more good place to go – Fuzhou Ancient City in north tip of Shaanxi Province. It takes about 8.5 hours from Xian. The ancient city locates on the tor bridge at northeast of Fugu County Town....

Fuzhou Ancient City

Farming Scenery of Ningqiang County

In early June Ningqiang County in Southern Shaanxi Province welcomes peak farming time for summer harvest and rice transplanting. Local peasant catch the sunny days to harvest rapeseed, transplant rice seedlings, and weed. The photos of Ningqiang County taken by plane present some pasture pictures c...

Farming Scenery of Ningqiang County

Most Welcomed Summer Snacks in Xian

When arrange ones Xian tour we usually leave dinner to our tourists own so they could try some special local food with advice and explanation of our guide. And having dinner on their own becomes special and unforgettable experience during one tour. Summer is coming and China Xian Tour recommends the...

Most Welcomed Summer Snacks in Xian

Good Bookstores in Xian

Chinese people believe people that travels far knows much. And reading is another way of traveling. Some of our past tourist asked us to recommend bookstore to them. They either do readings here or just killing their free time and feel atmosphere there....

Good Bookstores in Xian

Aoshan and Taibai Mountain Trekking

Trekking is deeply loved by out door activity lovers. Nearby Xian there is a trekking itinerary that may help one with some preparation for the Mt. Everest Trekking. That trekking itinerary is Aotai Traversing....

Aoshan and Taibai Mountain Trekking

Password-and-Charge Free WIFI in Downtown Xian

To match the tourism development, local government, community, and some companies in central Xian offer password and charge free WIFI to public. With these WIFI you could send email and sharing your tour on mobile at any time....

Password-and-Charge Free WIFI in Downtown Xian

Test Operation of Xian-Chengdu Fast Train Carried Out

Xian-Chengdu Fast Train is the first high-speed railway that stretches through Qinling and Bashan Mountain Ranges. The designed speed of the railway is 250km per hour. On May 8th, test operation of the fast train carried out. Xian-Chengdu High-Speed Railway has 14 stops in total. In Shaanxi Province...

Test Operation of Xian-Chengdu Fast Train Carried Out

The First Xian Xianyang Airport Terminal in Xian City Area Opens

On April 28th, urban terminal of Xian airport opens. It is the first airport terminal in Xian City, and it makes it more convenient for independent toursits who departure Xian from airport near Terracotta Warriors – Xian Xianyang International Airport. No matter take the bus, Metro or taxi one...

The First Xian Xianyang Airport Terminal in Xian City Area Opens

Amazing Silo-Cave in Sanyuan

Terracotta Warriors tour usually is the top thing to do for tourits. And some people travel to Xian to look for some specail local things. They usually choose to do a Xian country tour. Nearby Xian a good place to see country scenery is Huxian County. Today China Xian Tour would like to introduce an...

Amazing Silo-Cave in Sanyuan

Appreciating Peony in Xian

Each year from Mid April to Early May Luoyang holds Peony Festival. Peonies in Luoyang are indeed much attractive. While for visitors from other cities the cost for peony appreciating in Luoyang can be a little high because the hotel rate will be higher than normal days. If you have limited time and...

Appreciating Peony in Xian

Meet Xian in the Starting Point of Silk Road

If comparing China as a tree, Beijing will be the tree crown, Xian will be the root system of the tree. The deposit of Chinese culture continues in Xian from thousands of years ago till now. Xian is best known for hometown of Terracotta Warriors and Horses. Now with the rising of Silk Road Tour, [&h...

Meet Xian in the Starting Point of Silk Road

Guide for Visiting Ancient Xian for 4 Days on Your Own

For a independent traveler, the best duration for a Xian Tour is 3-5 days so to cover some most worthwhile places in slow pace. And the best time to visit the city is March – May and Sept – Oct. In the spring and autumn, it is neither too hot nor too cold. Hence they […]...

Guide for Visiting Ancient Xian for 4 Days on Your Own

What You Can Do for A 3D2N Xian Tour

If some one ask me: What things could I do in Xian to make the ancient city tour more memorable? My answer will be like this: Climbing the Bell Tower and Drum Tower in the evening to overlook night view of city center and recall the vicissitudes of the city’s destiny; Satisfying your taste buds [&he...

What You Can Do for A 3D2N Xian Tour