Once the seat of the ancient Chinese empire, Xian still retains a sense of historical wonder that continues to enchant and astonish visitors every day, making it one of our most popular China tour destinations. Xian is probably best known as the home of China’s incredible, 2000-year-old Army of Terracotta Warriors, and while this is undoubtedly a highlight, the city also offers plenty of other spectacular sights to explore. With a 14km cirumfrence, The Xian City Wall is the largest remaining structure of its kind in the world and makes for unforgettable bike ride or walk, while the imposing Bell Tower and ancient Wild Goose Pagoda give an intriguing glimpse into China’s fascinating imperial history.
Shaanxi History Museum. This vast museum provides a comprehensive insight into China’s history, from the prehistoric age all the way up to the Qing Dynasty, with an enormous array of fascinating artefacts, relics, weapons, pottery and statues.