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The Museum of Qin Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses

Qinling North Road, Lintong District, Xi'an 710600, China
+86 29 8139 9127
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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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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Qinling North Road, Lintong District, Xi'an 710600, China
+86 29 8139 9127
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The Terracotta Warriors are fantastic to visit. This ancient army continues to stand after 2000 years in protection of Emperor Qin. We took a tour from Xi'an. I highly recommend a tour (we had Kevin from Buffalo tours, find them online) because you'll skip the...More

Thank misshazeyeyed
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Amazing experience, be overwhelmed by the sheer size of the exhibit and the craftsmanship.Discovered by farmers digging a well a few feet further over and it wouldn’t have been found.We visited all three halls and we had a guide which is not essential as there...More

Thank Pippa C
Reviewed 3 days ago

Breathtaking in size. Well presented. Main excavation very cold in winter (-10C). Museum much warmer.

Thank ben20952
Reviewed 5 days ago

It was one of the places on my "must see" list. Whole place is well organize starting from Ticket Office area through main entrance to a whole exhibition area. It is prepared for large number of visitors. Exhibition itself is easily accessible. There are information...More

Thank Tomasz C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

One of the Archeological wonders of the world. The size and archeological effort, the history and effort, size and the way the already excavated portions are displayed is simply mind blowing. However be patient, a long road trip with volumes of Chinese traffic and local...More

Thank einesweetie
Reviewed 6 days ago

What a privilege to visit and stand in this historic place. Here I connected with the same emotion as I did on the 'Great Wall' in Beijing. We had a very helpful guide who filled in all of the gaps. If you visit Xi-an, do...More

Thank Y3631JQjohna
Reviewed 6 days ago

Honestly, I thought I HAD to see these warriors on my first trip to China. After seeing them, I wish we had gone to Shanghai instead of Xi'an. While Pit 1 is impressive, it still does not have as many warriors as I thought in...More

Thank libbyeam
Reviewed 6 days ago

Amazing visit - crowded but worth all the effort. Superb - 3 buildings of artifacts that are truly worth seeing

Thank Nasreen K
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Thoroughly recommend an out of season trip to this wonderful site in an outstandingly important city. Two days is short but just enough to see the most significant sites. The trains from shanghai or Beijing will get you there in comfort and at a reasonable...More

Thank helenahankaart
Reviewed 6 days ago

The place is highly interesting and of course a must have seen in China. It this still a little bit pricy (~20 USD / person), slightly overrun (due to its fame) and the restrooms are in a very poor condition. However you must not miss...More

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7 January 2018|
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Response from Jwpgoh | Reviewed this property |
Dear Sunshine88City, I did a review for XianDayTour on TripAdvisor. His name is Raphael. He is listed on TripAdvisor. When we got him in dec last year, we also had a driver. They picked us from our hotel at Sofitel in the... More
27 December 2017|
Response from soh_kien_peng | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Nippy The terracotta army artifact that was displayed in the museum are believed to be the genuine archaeological findings excavated at this site of Xian. What I mean by replica is that these terracotta army were... More
17 December 2017|
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Response from texas_forrest | Reviewed this property |
I used ChinaHighlights and highly recommend their tour guide Rosa. She had tremendous knowledge of not only the site, but the history of the Qin empire. Her English is quite good. She uses a microphone with each person in... More