Top 6 Attractions in Xian

Though, Xi’an has tens of place of interest worthy of visiting. The limited time allows tourists stay in Xi’an usually only for 1-3 days. Then which ones could be listed as the must-sees in your itinerary? We collected the top 6 attractions for your reference.

Big Wild Goose Pagoda

Big Wild Goose Pagoda, aka Dayan Pagoda or Giant Wild Goose Pagoda, is situated in Da Ci’en Temple in southern suburbs of Xi’an. It is one of the landmarks in Xi’an as well as the oldest and largest square brick tower in the Tang Dynasty (618-907 AD). Xuanzang, an eminent monk of the Tang Dyna...

Big Wild Goose Pagoda

Xian City Wall

  Xi’an City Wall Xi’an City Wall is A Symbol of Xian City Xi’an City Wall (aka Fortifications of Xi’an), a military defense system in ancient times, is the largest-scaled, best-preserved, and most complete ancient city wall in China wh... ...

Xian City Wall

Muslim Quarter

Muslim Quarter, aka Huiminjie in Chinese, is a famous Muslim community with a population of about 300 thousand Muslims. Located behind the Drum Tower in the center of the city, it’s also a well-known snack block in Xi’an. Since the end of the 1990s, some Muslims began to sell their food there, and l...

Muslim Quarter

Bell and Drum Tower Square

  Bell Tower-Drum Tower Square is located at the joint point of the South Street, North Street, East Street and West Street. On its east stands the 600-year-old Bell Tower, and on the west lies the largest existing Drum Tower in China. When the square was built in the late 1990s, all disorderly...

Bell and Drum Tower Square

Terracotta Warriors and Horses

Terra-Cotta Warriors in east skirt of Xian is regarded as “the eighth wonder of the world” and has been listed as a world heritage site by UNESCO since December 1987. The purpose of the warriors and horses, located less than a mile from the emperor’s tomb, was to maintain and prote...

Terracotta Warriors and Horses

Shaanxi History Museum

Shaanxi History Museum on East Xiaozhai Road was constructed with the structure of traditional Chinese palaces, the style of architectures in the tang dynasty. 375,000 pieces of relics are exhibited in the museum, of which 800 pieces are of national first level. Basic exhibition hall arranges the ex...

Shaanxi History Museum