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The Museum of Qin Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses

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One of the most significant archaeological finds in the world, this 16,300-square-meter excavation reveals more than 7,000 life-size terracotta figures of warriors and horses arranged in battle formations.
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Qinling North Road, Lintong District, Xi'an 710600, China
+86 29 8139 9127
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Reviewed today

Must visit pit 1 and 2. It is astonishing after so many years the warriors are still somewhat preserved. There is some astonishing archaeological work being undertaken at this sight to care for the warriors. It it is crazy to fathom Qing Shi Huang had...More

Thank 127Higgs
Reviewed yesterday

Awesome - but far too busy to really appreciate the display or to spend time looking at any detail! The museum site is nicely laid out with separate buildings for the different pits and lots of trees and shrubs with identification labels.

Thank StellaPyrenees
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We loved our visit as it is something I have always wanted to see, but people do not line up and you have to push to get to the front. People just push and push and will not wait a turn here. It was very...More

Thank Tannis13
Reviewed yesterday

The Museum of Qin Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses its all been said I am sure it really is just the most amazing place to visit and one never to be forgotten. We visited from Shanghai with a very long day trip with airport transfers but...More

Thank KVS79
Reviewed yesterday

I have been lucky enough to see a few of the Warriors when they were exhibited at the British Museum some years ago but nothing prepares you for the vision of ranks upon ranks of soldiers lined up to serve their emperor in the afterlife....More

Thank James B
Reviewed yesterday

Photos don't do it justice, this place is incredible. Imagine being the farmer that found it. Amazing.

Thank 784kathy
Reviewed 2 days ago

Having read reviews about how crowded this site could get, I decided to hire a driver to take us there from our hotel to avoid the crowd starting from taking public transport. We got out of hotel 8:00 in the morning and arrived around 9:00....More

Thank WongYL
Reviewed 2 days ago

This old history has been well maintained by the government. Well organized and clean! A must see if you visit Xian

Thank RaviA651
Reviewed 2 days ago

Walking in the first time and seeing the massive area that contains the soldier is breathtaking. Our guide Grace Xue from The Hyatt Regency provided detailed explanations of the exhibits and was able to answer all of my questions. We we fortunate to see staff...More

Thank Skocean2018
Reviewed 2 days ago

Seeing the terra cotta soldiers was one of the best experiences we have had in our travels to China or elsewhere.

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30 August 2018|
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Response from suikingcarolinem | Reviewed this property |
I understand Hong Kong citizens can also enjoy discount at tourist sites like museum if he is 60 or 65 (at different discount rate) and at 70 is usually free. According to my experience the different discount rate varies... More
16 June 2018|
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Response from papertiger555 | Reviewed this property |
It is my experience that Chinese are not used to replying to email inquiries or complaints, or even complimentary words...The best way is to call and talk to someone over the phone if you have suggestions/complaints.
14 June 2018|
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Response from Joanne B | Reviewed this property |
Hi yes you can, and they will have someone push you around if you need it, I think it cost around $70 Australian dollars, not sure, one of the people on our tour hired one