Welcome to Xi'an, China

Xi'an, once known as Changan is the political, economic, cultural and transportation center of Shaanxi Province. It is the largest city in north-west China. It had served as the nation's capital for more than 1000 years,once as the capital of 13 ancient Chinese dynasties such as the Western Zhou, Qin, Xihan, Xinmang, Eastern Han, Western Jin, Former Zhao, pre-Qin, post-Qin, Western Wei, Northern Zhou, Sui and Tang dynasties. So it is noted for historical importance. The Terra-cotta Warriors and Horse of Xi'an, are the greatest archeological finds of this century. The other landmark like Big Wild Goose Pagoda reflects China's long history. What makes Xian standing out from other cities is due to its historical sites, rich cultural relics, and beautiful scenic spots. Xian is also the starting point of the famous Silk Road to the West.
1.Xi'an Ancient City Wall

2.Xi'an Bell Tower and Drum Tower