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“The Terracotta Warriors” 5 of 5 stars
Review of The Museum of Qin Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses

The Museum of Qin Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses
Qinling North Road, Lintong District, Xi'an 710600, China (Formerly The Terracotta Army,Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses)
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Type: Ancient Ruins, Historic Sites, Monuments/ Statues, History Museums, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Museums
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Owner description: One of the most significant archaeological finds in the world, this 16,300-square-meter excavation reveals more than 7,000 life-size terracotta figures of warriors and horses arranged in battle formations.
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“The Terracotta Warriors”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012

Everything you have ever heard and more. Extremely well laid out and organised. This is a very large site with three major pits which have so far been only partially excavated but one of them is as big as a football pitch. All under the cover of a arching roofs which afford uninterrupted views of the excavations. Truly one of the wonders of the world and once seen never forgotten.

Visited October 2012
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“Must see”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012

Must see in Xian but very chinese commercialized like everything. Not as authentic as I thought. But still a must see!

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“the emperor thought a lot of himself!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2012

the warriors were put in place to guard the emperor's tomb. All of the warriors on the outside of the group face out. The rest fact straight ahead. No two warriors are the same, the horses are magnificent and the part in the rear where the warriors are actually being reconstructed is awesome. Afternoon light makes for some phenomenal pictures!

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“Wow! Was not expecting this!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2012

Amazing exhibit!
Of course I knew of this archeological find, but had no idea how incredible this spectacular find was! This is a "must see"...the dig is in three separate buildings that equate to at least 10 football fields in size at various stages of excavation...we watched several workers carefully uncovering the precious find. We actually met the farmer who came across the warriors while digging for a well and shook his hand (me too)! If you have any sense of history, this is a MUST SEE!

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“Impressive”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2012

This is an amazing scenery. Placing it in the context of Qin Shin Huang emperor reign (220 BC) and the 700,000 people and 38 years it took to build, you realize how small you are. It took the 3 of us ~1 hour from Xi'an to reach the place. We made a deal with the cab driver for 400 yuan to bring us there, wait for us (~2h) and bring us back home.
A must see.

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