For those who have seen the Terra Cotta Army Museum, there is still a full day of adventure to experience all of Xi'an's major historical sites...
For those who have seen the Terra Cotta Army Museum, there is still a full day of adventure to experience all of Xi'An's major historical sites. The tour begins with a visit to the Shaanxi History Museum for a cultural and historical overview of the province, beginning with the great Emperor Qing. You'll relive the rise of the city's greatness as guardian of the wealth that came from the Silk Road.
After lunch, you will travel to the Big Wild Goose Pagoda, a symbol of the city. Built in the Tang Dynasty,the square pyramid stands at 60 meters high and seven-story tall. Before the tour ends you will step on Xi'An's city wall. It is the most complete and best preserved city wall in all of China, dating back some 600 years. More than a monument, the wall is still an active part of city life that bustles all around it.
Next, you will the Ancient City Wall in Xi'an. It is one of oldest existing Chinese city wall, based in Xi'an, an ancient capital of China. Construction of the first city wall measured 25.7 km in length, 12-16 m in thickness at the base. The area within the wall was 36 square km. Ming Dynasty built a new wall to protect a much smaller city of 12 square km. The wall measures 11.9 km in circumference, 12 m in height, and 15-18 m in thickness at the base.
Xi'An is also the home of the Great Mosque, your last stop on the tour. One of five Muslim sanctuaries in China, the mosque is built in traditional Chinese style. First constructed in the Tang Dynasty, its grounds were expanded in the Song, Yuan, Ming and Qing dynasties to include pavilions, platforms and halls. A lunch stop will also be included with the tour.
Shaanxi History Museum
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Shaanxi History Museum
Head to one of the most prominent museums in the area and relive the rich history of Xi'an from the rule of the great Emperor Qing. Discover the city's rise to fame and wealth through the Silk Road.
Big Wild Goose Pagoda
Built during the Tang Dynasty, the pagoda is an important Buddhist structure that also serves as one of the symbols of the city. The seven-story building stands at 60 m high and houses Buddhist relics that made their way to the city all the way from India.
The Ancient City Wall
Considered as one of the oldest standing Chinese city walls, its architecture completely captures the feudal nature of ancient Chinese Society. The wall stretches 25.7 km in length and has a thickness of 12-16 meters.
Great Mosque of Xi'an
The mosque remains an active place for worship among Muslim locals and is known to be the largest of its kind in China. The unique architecture of the mosque is based on traditional Chinese style. It has undergone many changes since its construction during the Tang Dynasty.
Drop-off at Your Hotel in Xi'an
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The tour guide will be carrying a sign board with your name on it. Please be ready at least 10 minutes prior to the departure time.
A local representative will call you or leave a message at your hotel room at about 09:00PM one night prior to your tour date to confirm the exact pick-up details.
Should there be no messages left for you, please contact the tour operator 24 hours before the service. Your voucher has the necessary contact information listed.
Frequently Asked Questions
Any cancellations made between 6 business days (23:59:00 local time) to 2 business days (23:59:00 local time) prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 50% of the total amount.
Any cancellations made within 2 business days of your activity (after 23:59:00 local time) will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
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