Tag: xi'an

  • Phreaky Essays: Xi'an

    written by breakphreak on 2009-03-06 #news
    Phreaky Essays: Xi'an

    Breakphreak's next stop on his travels through China took place in Xi'an. Read on to find out more about this wonderful city, and learn a bit of Chinese while you are at it!

  • The Most Important Site Ever Found in China

    written by bluemie5 on 2012-11-08 #places
    The Most Important Site Ever Found in China

    When I found out we were going to China, I booked myself a flight to Xian and spent a day to visit Emperor Qin's Terracotta Army, one of the greatest archaeological discoveries of modern times.

  • The Great Mosque of Xi'an, China

    written by breakphreak on 2008-12-28 #places
    The Great Mosque of Xi'an, China

    The Great Mosque, one of the oldest mosques in China, dates his history to the 7th century A.D. It is located in the Muslim Quarter of the city.

  • Xi'an Night Market

    written by breakphreak on 2008-12-20 #places
    Xi'an Night Market

    Xi'an, Shaanxi province is a megapolis with more then 3000 years of history, has many attractions that strike the eyes of tourists, coming all around the world. But this time I am not going to tell you about the Qin Shi Huand Emperor and his Terracotta Army.

  • Huaqing Hot Spring, Xi'an

    written by eva_eva on 2008-10-31 #places
    Huaqing Hot Spring, Xi'an

    The Huaqing Hot Springs is located about 35 kilometers east of the city of Xi'an. Huaqing Hot Springs is located at the foot of the Lishan Mountain, a branch of the Qinling Range. Standing 1,256 meters high, it is covered with pines and cypress and looks very much like a dark green galloping horse from a long distance away. In ancient times, a black horse was called "Li", and this is how it got its name, Lishan.