Friday, August 14, 2015

Xian Tours To Terra-Cotta Warriors Army & Horses, and More Sightseeing in Xi'an


Xi'an, the capital of Shaanxi Province, is located in the heart of the Guanzhong Basin, with the Weihe River running along the northern border of the city. It is the largest metropolis in northwestern China. Known as Chang'an in ancient China, Xi'an is a world-renowned ancient capital.

For 1,062 years beginning in the 11th century B.C., Xi'an was the capital of 13 dynasties including the Western Zhou, Qin, Western Han, Eastern Han, Sui, and Tang. The continuous dynastic occupation kept the city beautiful and magnificent. More than two hundred and seventy palaces and temples were built during its heyday, such as the "Three Han Palaces" in the Han dynasty, namely Changle, Weiyang, Jianzhang Palaces, and numerous other palaces and watch towers. The most well known among these is the Tomb of Emperor Qin Shihuang, with the Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses. Xi'an is also the starting point of the ancient Silk Road.


Xi’an, cradle of Chinese civilization, is home to the ancient capital of 13 dynasties. Many splendid ancient civilizations fostered here have left with the city enormous cultural heritages. Substantial cultural relics like stone tablets, classical books, paintings, music, museum and drama have provided ample information and resource for the shaping of unique cultural produces of Xi’an.
The three ancient city parks in Qujiang District are perfect for tourists who want to enjoy outdoor experience. One-thousand-year-old Qujiang garden is most representative of Chinese ancient landscape garden. Built in Qin and Han dynasties, it flourished in Sui and Tang dynasties. Qujiang pool, Tang City Wall and Tang Ci’en Temple are the three park remains that reveal the splendor of Qin, Han, Sui and Tang dynasties. Lawns, bridges and lakes display the natural beauty under the heaven. It is acclaimed to be an exemplary park for the combination of classical and modem elements and the co-existence between human and nature.


Experiencing the Prosperity of the Ancient Capital


Large-scale Motorcade Parade of the Thirteen Dynasties of the Ancient Capital shown in Tang Paradise is a great event. Capitalizing on the rich cultural heritage of Xi’an and the modern technology, it tried to recreate in perfection the prosperity of the thirteen dynasties whose capitals were in Xi’an. With the modern technology and beauty theory, it demonstrates for the audience the historical changes in Zhou, Qin, Han, Tang dynasties and the splendid culture of Chinese nation.


“Return Back to Tang Dynasty in the Dream”- A Poetic Tang dynasty Show


“Return Back to Tang Dynasty in the Dream” staged in Tang Paradise is a magnificent, enchanting and cheerful theme show which marks the highest-level of Tang singing and dancing.


Xian's Tang City Wall Park is 3.6kilometers long and 100 meters wide with a total investment of 500 million Yuan. To the east is Qujiang Pool and to the north is Big Wild Goose Pagoda. The park introduces the famous poets and rich connotation of Tang poems by means of calligraphies, sculptures, paintings and handicrafts. It is a cultural corridor that integrates poems, philosophy, aesthetics, and ecology.

To learn more about our Xi'an tours please go to http://www.greatwalladventure.com/ChinaCityTour/tour-xian.htm

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