After driving for an hour, we will come to the first stop--Terracotta Warriors
, which are the most significant archeological excavations of the 20th century. Work is ongoing at this site, which is around 1.5 kilometers east of Emperor Qin Shi Huang's Mausoleum in Lintong, It is a sight not to be missed by any visitor to China. Believe you will be amazed by the culture and history to get a feeling back to Qing Dynasty during the 3hrs experience. （No flash when take photos)
is the largest and contains about 6,000 warriors with war chariots and horses. Housed in a gigantic
building that resembles an airplane hangar, the warriors are protected from the elements and tourists who view them from elevated walkways. The warriors are lined in 38 trenches. facing eastwards to the emperors tomb.
The warriors in Pit 2
are mostly hidden and excavation continues with most of the area closed off. This pit show signs of fire dam. age, the wooden roof structure was burned when the mausoleum was looted by XiangYu. one of the warlords who battled for supremacy after the fall of the Qin dynasty. While the first pit contains mostly foot soldiers, the second pit is the mobile arm of the army with chariots, cavalry and archers. A tall statue, thought to be a general was also found in this pit.
The third pit
is the command center for the ghostly army, with 68 statues of officers around a war chariot. The clothing of the officers differs from common soldiers: the officers wear fine robes and are much taller.
Bronze Chariots Exhibition Hall
There's a display hall with two bronze chariots unearthed near the base of the emperor's tomb These elaborate half-sized chariots are intricately detailed. with drivers and horses sporting decorated plumes and gold and silver inlaid harnesses. These richly decorated chariots feature working parts such as windows that open and close and turning handles. There are also exhibitions featuring artifacts from the pits allowing a closer look at the intricate workmanship.
Coming out from the Terracotta warriors, we will take you to the local restaurant for lunch. You can taste the local specialties and order what you want to eat. Our guide will also assist you if you need any help.
In the afternoon, proceed your tour to Ancient City Wall
, This is the most complete city wall that has survived in China as well being one of the largest ancient military defensive systems in the world. you will enter the city wall through the ticket gate. Standing on the wall, you can't use your eyes to judge how long the wall is. The final site we will visit today will be the famous Muslim Street
, Relax with free walking along the street tasting the local delicious food and exploring the local lifestyle. Dinner also can be arranged here.
What to visit & The structure of Xi'an City Wall :
Xi'an city wall has 13.74 kilometres long and it consists of a series of ancient military facilities including Moat, Drawbridge, Gate Tower, Arrow Tower, Main Tower, Turret, Watch Tower, and Battlements.
Experience the cycling on the City Wall
Travel by battery car
We will transfer you to the hotel and say farewell to your nice and professional guide and driver. The trip will end here, looking forward to seeing you next time.
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