Areas in Xian
The capital of Shaanxi Province, Xi’an is located in the heart of the Guanzhong Basin. Shadowed by the Qinling Mountains to the north and the Weihe River to the south, Xi’an is famous for its natural beauty and rich heritage. One of China’s largest and oldest cities, Xi'an served as the seat of 12 imperial capitals for more than a thousand years. Home to more than two hundred and seventy palaces and temples including the Three Han Palaces, Xi’an offers a fascinating walk down memory lane. Don’t miss the Tomb of Emperor Qin Shihuang featuring the famous Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses. Other sites and highlights include the Xi'an City Wall, Famen Temple and Shaanxi History Museum.