Xi’an

Located on the western part of the Guanzhong Plain, Xi’an, the capital of Shaanxi Province, is the largest city in Northwest China, with an area of 9,983 sq km and a population of almost 8 million people.

Formerly known as Chang’an,  Xi’an is a world-renowned ancient capital which dates back 3,000 years ago. This vast history has enriched Xi’an with a very impressive number of historical sites such as the best≠preserved city wall in the world, the fascinating terracotta warriors and horses unearthed from the tomb of Emperor Qin Shihuang (the First Emperor of the Qin Dynasty), four ruins of the Zhou, Qin, Han and Tang dynasties, six national forest parks, the Bell Tower, and the Stele Forest. Additionally, Xiían was an important stop on the famous Silk Road.

Transportation and Travel Services

Xi'an

Useful Telephone Numbers and Websites

Tourist complaints in Shaanxi: 0086-29-87630166
Xiían tourist information website: http://en1.xian-tourism.com/

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