8 Fascinating Things to Do in Xian in a Weekend

8 Fascinating Things to Do in Xian in a Weekend, Xian, China (B)

Everyone comes to Xian for the Terracotta Warriors, and whilst there is no denying that they are incredible, there is so much more to Xian. If you can spare a long weekend, this itinerary takes in 8 fascinating things to do in Xian. In 72 hours, you can explore the major sights of this magnificent walled city and the Terracotta Warriors. I left Xian wishing I had stayed longer, so please don’t make the same mistake as me!

Sights can be far apart in Xian and hop on hop off tourist buses do not operate currently. You will need to rely on public transport and do some advance preparation.

There is a metro with just three lines in Xian. Stations can be widespread and so the metro may not always be convenient. It is however, easy to navigate as stations are marked in English and Mandarin and there are maps in all stations. I downloaded a Xian Metro map for ease and asked our hotel concierge to highlight the nearest station. That way, we could easily figure out how to get to the various sites in Xian. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: 8 Fascinating Things to Do in Xian in a Weekend
Guide Location: China » Xian
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Anne Slater-brooks
Read it on Author's Website: https://frommilestosmiles.com/things-to-do-in-xian/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • City Walls
  • Big Goose Pagoda
  • Bell Tower
  • Muslim quarter
  • Sheraton Xian