Highlight Attractions Nearby Xian

In downtown Xian one could see the most attractive attractions of Xi’an. Some tourists are tired of tour easy attractions which are fixedly arranged in each place, what else can they do? Take a look to teh places around Xian. Going further one will see the more authentic side of local life, costume and folk culture.

The Qianling Mausoleum

Located about 87km northwest to Xian City the mausoleum is a co-burial place of Emperor Gaozong(governed China from 649-683) and his queen Wu Zetian, who governed China for 15 years after death of Empress Gaozong Empress. Since the whole hill is the site of the mausoleum it looks very grandiose and ...

The Qianling Mausoleum

Famen Temple

Famen Temple, located at the Famen Town in Fufeng County, Baoji City, Shaanxi Province, is a famous temple for keeping the sariras of Sakyamuni Buddha. It has always been known as the initial monastery of all Buddhist monasteries in the Guanzhong Area, an important unit of cultural protection and pr...

Famen Temple

Yangling Mausoleum of Han Dynasty

Located on the way from Xian Airport to downtown Xian,22 kilometers west to Xi’an, the Yangling is Mausoleum of Liu Qi, Emperor Jing, the fourth emperor of the Western Han Dynasty (202BC-8AD) who reigned China for 17 years, and died at Chang’an at when he was 48. After dying he was buried at Yanglin...

Yangling Mausoleum of Han Dynasty

Huashan-the West Sacred Mountain

With the Yellow River to the north and Qinling Mountain Range at the back to the south, Mount Hua (2,160 meters above the sea level), one of the five best-known mountains in China, stands in the south of Huayin City, 120 kilometers east of Xi’an ,and commands the gateway from Central China to ...

Huashan-the West Sacred Mountain

The Main Features of Hukou Waterfall

Hukou Waterfall is the national 4A scenic area. As an attraction lies on the border of Shanxi and Shaanxi Province, Hukou Waterfall is 350km to Xi’an and 387km to Taiyuan. “Hukou” in Chinese means spout of the water kettle. The waterfall here was named so because in the waterfall area the original 3...

The Main Features of Hukou Waterfall

Louguantai Wild Animals Center

Louguantai Wild Animals Center locates at north side of Qinling Mountain which is 70 km to Xian. The center was built in 1993 and now the animal center focuses on rescuing and breeding of rare wild animals. It is also one of the three giant panda rescuing and breeding centers at national level. The ...

Louguantai Wild Animals Center

The Giant Panda Valley

The Giant Panda Valley is located in the Foping County in south side of Qinling Mountain Ranges with a total area of 350,000 hectares. The reserve was built in 1978 with its major to protect and breed pandas. The panda valley was established there because in this area there are more wild pandas whic...

The Giant Panda Valley

Huxian County

Huxian County nearby Xian is well known as the hometown of peasant painting and the country culture. In the past years with effort of local government and villagers, Huxian County is increasingly matured as a country culture resort. Many tourist groups interested in folk culture choose to visit Huxi...

Huxian County

Niubeiliang National Forest Park

Niubeiliang National Forest Park locates at south foot of Qinling Mountain and it is about 1.5 hours driving from downtown Xian through Qinling Tunnel. The thick virgin forest, the sequestered creeks, the unique canyon scenery, the seldom-seen stone forest landscape, the Qinling firs, the azalea bel...

Niubeiliang National Forest Park

Taiping National Forest Park

Taiping National Forest Park is an ecological scenic area grounded on natural landscape and dominated by forest scenery. It is located in the Taiping Valley of Huxian county, which pretains to the north part of the Qinling Mountains, with 44 kilometers away from Xian. Taiping Valley was named after ...

Taiping National Forest Park

The Wave Alley

The Wave Valley is located 22 kilometers southeast of Jingbian county in northern Shaanxi province. It’s nearly 450 kilometers from Xian downtown, about 5 hours’ drive to get there. Jingbian Wave Valley is a kind of red sandstone landform. The lines on the rock look much like waves, hence the name o...

The Wave Alley