Shaanxi is located in northwestern China. Xi'an is the capital city of Shaanxi. It is the starting point of the ancient Silk Road, it was capital intermittently for many dynasties in Chinese history. There are a plenty of places to visit in Xi'an during your Silk Road Tour.
Terracotta Warriors is the most famous and popular place in Xi'an. It is also one of eight wonders in the world. The army of terracotta warriors is standing in the First Qin Emperor's tomb for 2000 years. There are more than 8000 warriors, horses displayed in this tomb. This is one of the greatest archaeological findings of the 20th century.
As a famous landmark of Xi'an city, it is one of the oldest structures in China. It has been well-preserved by Buddhism for 1300 years. This pagoda consisted of a brick structure of five storeys and it was about 60 meters high.
This is a masterpiece of ancient Chinese gardens. The hot spring pond and ancient garden shows the magnificent construction technology of Tang Dynasty.
City wall was built in Ming Dynasty. It is also a landmark of Xi'an. It is the best-preserved ancient city wall in China with the largest scale. While you visit city wall, you can cycle on it. The best time to visit city wall is morning or after sunset.
As one of the five greatest mountains in China, this is a great mountain for travelers who prefer mountain climbing. This is the most dangerous mountain among five famous mountains. But the extraordinary sceneries on the mountain are worth for visiting.