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Xian City





Xian , the capitol of Shaanxi province, is not just a popular tourist destination and historical city in China, but also an important industrial and industrial and manufacturing center. Xian Shaanxi beautifully balances its rich ancient heritage with its modern contemporary image.
Situated at the center of the Guangzhong Plains, Xian Shaanzi is surrounded by mountains in the south and the Wei River in the north. Xian enjoys a pleasant climate for most of the year and as such you can visit Xian at any time of the year except perhaps the colder winter.

The city of Xian with a present population of about six million has always been a bustling city in the Shaanxi province. One of the most important cities of ancient China, Xian along with Rome and Constantinople, was a world leader in culture and trade and played a vital role in bridging the gap between east and west.

Despite its fascinating and historical past, Xian is as modern as any city can be. Xian is the seat of advanced education with Xian University as one of the best of its kind in China. Modern Xian is now an important base in China for scientific research, high education, modern manufacturing and high-tech industries. It is also a major center of trade, finance and information in North and West China.

Major Attractions in Xian Shaanxi : 
  • BanPo Neolithic Village
  • Dufu Memorial Temple
  • Emperor Qin Shihuang' s Tomb
  • Famen Temple
  • Forest of Steles
  • Huaqing Pool
  • Huashan
  • Intong Museum
  • Mount Lishan
  • Bell Tower and the Drum Tower
  • Imperial Tombs
  • Large Wild Goose Pagoda
  • Small Wild Goose Pagoda
  • Terracotta Warriors (Check out: Interesting Facts about Terracotta Warriors
  • Tomb of Concubine Yang
  • Xian City Walls

Famous Hotels in Xian : 
  • International Conference Center
  • Xian Paradise Resort
  • Shangri-La Golden Flower Hotel
  • Sheraton Xian Hotel
  • Grand Castle Hotel
  • Hyatt Regency Xi'an
  • Xi'an Han Guang Men Hotel
  • Xian Wenshang Hotel
  • Xian City Hotel
  • Xian Melody Hotel
  • Bell & Drum Tower Hotel

Xian is also famous for its mouth-watering cuisine, lots of shopping malls, fast nightlife, glitz and glamour. So come to Xian to soak in its rich heritage and also to enjoy its lifestyle.




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