What to Do in Xian China

China, Xian Guide (B): What to Do in Xian China

 Xian is a striking city. From the layout to the simple train lines, it’s easy to navigate. The city is surrounded by a large wall which offered protection in years gone by; now it offers tourists a fun way to explore the city.

Travel is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living. -Miriam Beard

Xian has four distinct seasons, though weather patterns are somewhat unpredictable which makes deciding what to do in Xian a little tricky. Check average temperatures, humidity and precipitation to find the right time for you.

As with any travel around China, it may be advisable to avoid travelling during their public holidays where possible, to ensure you steer clear of mass chaos. Check out the 2016-2018 schedule.

When you think about what to do in Xian, no list should be complete without visiting the below attractions.

Terracotta Warriors: $23. Only discovered around 30 years ago, these life-sized replicas of the Terracotta Army are a site not to be missed! ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: What to Do in Xian China
Guide Location: China » Xian
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Kim Morris
Read it on author's website: http://www.simplytravelled.com/what-to-do-in-xian/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • City Wall
  • Great Mosque
  • City of God Temple
  • Shaanxi History Museum
  • Bell Tower
  • Hang Tang Hostel
  • Bell Tower Hotel
  • Ramada Xian Bell Tower
  • Grand Noble Hotel
  • Muslim Quarter
  • McDonalds
  • Subway