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Cultural and Tourist Sites

Terracotta Army - The Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor

Located in Xi'an City, Lintong District, Shaanxi Province, the mausoleum is a relic of the Qin Dynasty. It is located the east of The Mausoleum of Emperor Qinshihuang and around 8,000 life-like terracotta soldiers are buried there. Each terracotta soldier shows its position clearly, there are general, warrior, archer, messengers, cavalry etc. Discovered by local farmers in 1974, until now, four pits have been discovered, and the fourth is an empty pit, discarded before its completion.

Huaqing Pond

Also known as Huaqing Palace, the Huaqing Pond is located at the foot of Mount Li in Lintong County, just outside of Xian City. It was used as the royal villa during the Zhou, Qin, Han, Sui and Tang dynasties. It is famous as the scene of the Tang Dynasty Emperor’s romance with his consort Yang Guifei and dramatizations of their story are very popular.
It is also the site of the 1936 Xi’an Incident, where Jiang Jieshi was forcefully detained, bringing about the Second Kuomintang- Communist Collaboration.

Mountain Hua

The first to be recognized as a National Park of China, Mount Hua is also a National 5A Level Tourist Attraction and Major Historical and Cultural Site Protected at the National Level. Formerly known as ‘Xiyue,’ it is one of China’s Five Great Mountains. Mount Hua is located in Weinanhuayang City and lies 120 km from Xian City. It was known as the “Number One Precipitous Mountain under the Heavens” from olden times.

The Giant Wild Goose Pagoda

The Giant Wild Goose Pagoda is located in southern Xian, Shaanxi Province, China in the Da Ci’en Temple Complex. It was built in 652 during the Tang dynasty and originally had five storys during the reign of Empress Wu Zetian, and its exterior brick facade was renovated during the Ming dynasty. One of the pagoda's many functions was to hold sutras and figurines of the Buddha that were brought to China from India by the Buddhist monk, translator and traveler Xuanzang. Today, the pagoda stands at 64.517 meters tall and has seven floors.
The pagoda is the oldest and largest Tang Dynasty square tower, built in the style of Indian Buddhist architecture, and remains a center for Buddhism. A symbol of Chinese Civilization, the pagoda reflects the wisdom of the architects of the Han Chinese.