Why China is called China

Do you know why China is called China? When I came to China I realized that when people travel to China or they’ve already lived in China for a longer time, the first thing they all learn is that China in Chinese is called “Zhongguo” which can be translated as Middle Kingdom. But if you […]

 

The Terracotta Army – Attracting the Crowds

On May 24, 2012, in Historical Relics, Must-sees, Terracotta Warriors, Xi'an, by Jack Li

Since the discovery of the Terracotta Warriors in 1974 close to the city of Xi’an it has been one of the main destinations for tourists all over the world and it is the main reason for people to travel to Xi’an. It’s not that the city doesn’t have other interesting sites of historical value to […]

Tourism at the Terracotta

On May 16, 2012, in Cultural Experience, Historical Relics, Terracotta Warriors, Xi'an, by Jack Li

Mentioned in countless China travel guides and sometimes referred to as the ‘eighth wonder of the World’, the Terracotta Army (The Army) is a must-see attraction. If you have ever watched the 2008 Hollywood movie, ‘The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor’, then this is in line with what you can expect to see at […]

The Ancient Warriors -Terra Cotta Warriors and Horse

On October 27, 2011, in Must-sees, Terracotta Warriors, Xi'an, by Jack Li

The Terra Cotta Warriors and Horse is one of the three attractions you should see on your China tour. The other two attractions you should see are Pandas and the Great Wall of China. When you travel to Xian make sure that you plan on visiting the Terra Cotta Warriors for four hours, since there […]

Emperor Qin Terracotta Warriors and Horses Travel Tips

On August 24, 2011, in Historical Relics, Terracotta Warriors, Tours, Travel Info, Xi'an, by Jack Li

Best Time to Visit Emperor Qin’s Warriors and Horses Xi’an is located in the middle of Guanzhong Plain of the Yellow River area. It is the center of China and in Xian’s south is Qin Mountain, and in the north is Wei River. Xi’an is an area with warm temperature and a semi-humid monsoon climate. […]

Qin Terracotta Warriors Museum

On August 24, 2011, in Museums, Terracotta Warriors, Xi'an, by Jack Li

Qin Terracotta Warriors Museum has became a sensation since it opened up, and it is known as “the eighth wonder of the world” and is one of the most important archaeological finds. No.1, 2, 3 Warriors pit are a group of pits which buried with Emperor Qin. The three pits have about 8000 pottery warriors […]

Emperor Qin Terracotta Warriors and Horses

On August 24, 2011, in Historical Relics, Must-sees, Terracotta Warriors, Xi'an, by Jack Li

Emperor Qin’s Terracotta Warriors and Horses are statues of the first Qin emperor, located 1500 meters away from the east side of the Qin tomb. There are three pits of the Terracotta Warriors and Horses. They were built facing west to east. The number one pit was the earliest to be found. The pit is […]

Terracotta Warriors

On July 18, 2011, in Cultural Experience, Terracotta Warriors, Xi'an, by Jack Li

The Terracotta Army or the “Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses”, is a collection of terracotta  sculptures depicting the armies of Qin Sin Huan, the first  emperor of China. Terracotta warriors are located in Xi’an province, so buy your tickets as soon as possible in Air China, and also check out our interesting tours in Xi’an, […]

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Qin Shi Huang and his Terracotta warriors

On June 13, 2011, in Must-sees, Terracotta Warriors, Travel Info, Xi'an, by Jack Li

Beijing is a city filled with lots of fascinating sites, many being traditional and historical. Visitors do their Beijing Travel and book their China Flights without knowing the history of China’s second largest city. It was during the QinDynasty (221 BC) Beijing established Qin Shi Huang, as their first emperor of the Qin Dynasty. Formerly […]

Top things to do in Xi’an

On March 17, 2011, in Adventure Trip, Cultural Experience, Terracotta Warriors, Travel Info, by Jack Li

When you will have a china travel, you must have a Travel to Xi’an city. No visit to China will be complete without a few days’ stay in Xi’an. As one of China’s seven ancient national capitals, it served as the capital for 12 dynasties over 1,000 years. Thus Xi’an is blessed with a great […]

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