Farmers' Caves Pictures

Shaanxi Farmers' Caves are cool in summer and warm in winter.

Farmer's caves (Yao Dong) is a type of residence uniquely existing in China. The vast caves are widely scattered on the vast Loess Plateau in the northern part of Shaanxi Province. The caves are usually built in the mountain, and are divided into two types: the stone cave and the earth cave. Inside the caves, it is warmer in winter and cooler in summer than other types of residences. Attraction Intro: Farmers' Caves
  • Shaanxi Farmers' Caves are cool in summer and warm in winter.
  • An overlook of the farmer's caves commonly seen in the north of Shaanxi Province.
  • The smiling woman is spinning thread with an old spinning wheel in a Shaanxi local residence.
  • The interior of a kitchen in a farmer's cave, in which conditions are really harsh.
  • A woman is preparing a meal in the farmer's cave.
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Asked by Mr.Steve from MALAYSIA | Jun. 01, 2009 07:11Reply
Hi there want to have guideline where should l stay in XI AN if to be near XI AN JIAOTONG University .I'am looking for economy Hotel or Hostel.
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Answered by Mr.MAGGIE20085888 | Jun. 01, 2009 23:53

Xi*an Jiaotong univerisity is in east of the city , face to xing qing park , Xi*an is not so big city , you can stay one youth hotel close to drum tower then you take taxi to jiao tong university about 10 rmb once !
Answered by Ms.Yanbo from CHINA | Jun. 17, 2009 13:00

hi there are lots hotel near by Xi'an Jiaotong university. For example, "XiXia Binguan" hotel, Chinese name is 西夏宾馆, which also surrounded by several tourists attraction. Or Xi'an Meibao Wenyilu dian hotel(dianli fandian), Chinese name is " 西安美宝文艺路店(电力饭店)", it is cheap and convinent. Those two hotel also not far from Bell Tower but it is much cheaper than live near by there. public transportation are available..
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