Xian is more than a 3,000 year old city located in central-northwest China. The city has been the capital of 13 dynasties for more than 1000 years. The cultural brilliance of thousands years has made the city a treasure house of relics. You will be spell bound by the numerous breathtaking historical sites and cultural relics in the city. Known as the eternal city (Chang'an) in the ancient times, Xian has evolved as a cultural, economic, industrial and educational center of the central-northwest region. The biggest tourist attractions of the city include Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses, City Wall and Big Wild Goose Pagoda.
The Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses are always first on the list of the must-visit tourist attractions in the city. More than 7,000 life-sized pottery soldiers, chariots and weapons are organized in a battle array to guard the tomb of Emperor Qin Shi Huang. Another attraction is the Big Wild Goose Pagoda with its old classics and Buddhist relics. The area surrounding the Pagoda is a popular resort among the tourists.