Xian Travel Guide
Xian, located in central-northwest China, records the great changes of the country just like a living history book. Called Chang'an (meaning the eternal city) in ancient times, it is one of the birthplaces of the ancient Chinese civilization in the Yellow River Basin area. As the eastern terminal of the Silk Road and the site of the famous Terracotta Warriors of the Qin Dynasty, the city has won a reputation all over the world. More than 3,000 years of history including over 1,100 years as the capital city of ancient dynasties, have endowed the city with an amazing historical heritage. Visitors marvel at the numerous historical sites and cultural relics in and around the city.
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Known as the leading city of China's Western Development Drive Program since 1990s, Xian is an important economic, cultural, industrial and educational center of the central-northwest region, providing visitors with modern and convenient facilities.
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From Jun. 1 2014, Xian implements the 72-Hour Visa-Free Policy to facilitate passport holders of 51 countries and regions to enjoy a visa-free stay up to 72 hours when taking an international transfer via Xianyang Airport. Read details about 72-Hour Visa-Free Transit.
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- Big Wild Goose Pagoda9-Day Beijing - Xian - Chengdu Tour from $979
- Tourists Cycling on City Wall3-Day Xian Tour from $219
- Our Group at Terracotta Warriors1-Day Xian Tour from $59
- Huashan Mountain4-Day Xian - Mt. Huashan Tour from $359
- Local Performance2-Day Xian Tour from $109
- Morning Exercise near City Wall
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