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The Museum of Qin Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses

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Address: Qinling North Road, Lintong District, Xi'an 710600, China (Formerly The Terracotta Army,Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses)
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One of the most significant archaeological finds in the world, this...

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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Definitely a must see place to visit once in your life. It gets very crowded like most popular tourist destinations in China, but is a fantastic sight to see, worth taking a pair... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Definitely a must see place to visit once in your life. It gets very crowded like most popular tourist destinations in China, but is a fantastic sight to see, worth taking a pair of binoculars so you can see the individual expressions on the warriors faces.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Pictures do not do this amazing place justice. the amount of care that goes into each statue is amazing. You can take a bus from Xi'an train station to the front of museum, no need for tour guide.

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Qingdao, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

At last we made it to one of the famous Chinese sights after having lived in this country for four years... As touristy as it gets in China (of course) but well worth the visit. Impressive as expected to be eye to eye with the soldiers... We traveled on a weekday and it was busy but manageable to deal with... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were vacationing in Hong Kong & Beijing in the 1st week of January. We were having a blast and had not yet made it to the Terra-cotta Warriors. So my son & I did a day trip from Beijing. Caught a 7 am flight from Beijing, scored a private van at the Xi'an Airport Transportation Desk and headed to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

A must visit place in Xi'an. Worth every minute you stay there. Better to visit oneself than to join in a guided tour. Take to your own time to move around. Weekends are crowded. Best to visit on weekdays.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

we had a tour guide and she was awesome! this isn't something you want to miss! it's a bit expensive if you do a tour guide but other wise fairly priced! it will take a full day to check out the three tombs. make sure you read everything because it's super fascinating, but you will need someone to translate it... More 

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One in a Lifetime experience. Close in views Friendly people. Excellent Location Great Photo opportunity.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is a must see if you are in Xi'an. The story of how it all came about is amazing. The story of the fairly recent first discovery of the lost pottery is ... staggering. It is world famous. Lots of people want your tourist dollar. But you can do the basics quite simply. Take a taxi there.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The skill of the craftsmen that created all those terracotta soldiers, horses, carriages is admirable. And to think that not all pits have been uncovered yet!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The Terracotta Warriors are a wondrous sight and this was our 3rd visit. However, DO NOT visit during the Chinese New Year holidays, as the Chinese visit in their droves and the pits are a mass of pushing bodies. The building displaying the bronze Chariots was dangerous and a fight even broke out. This is a must see site, but... More 

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