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“History on an Epic Scale” 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)
029-3911961
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Ranked #1 of 248 attractions in Xi'an
Type: History Museums, Ancient Ruins, Historic Sites, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Monuments/ Statues
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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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“History on an Epic Scale”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2013

Saw the Terracotta Army in June 2012 and was blown away by the sheer scale of it. Nothing quite prepares you for number of warriors or the intricacy of the designs or the vast size of the tomb.

Not wanting to spoil it for those with a hunger to see it...

If you can get to Xi'an, you have to see it!

Visited June 2012
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“Must visit place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2013 via mobile

Worth every penny, you feel connected to the history, preferable to visit in jan or feb . Student discount available : 60 yuans only. You can easily get a bus from Xi'an Railway Station and it takes 9 yuan only . Enjoy the trip guys. Contact me on QQ:1557006171 for more help (Y)

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“Wow”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2013

Very interesting to see. Amazing how they uncovered this amazing find not so long ago and that it is in such good condition. A must see in Xian.

Visited January 2013
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“Do see it if you have the chance...”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2013

So after unifying China and building it's great wall, the first Emperor of China convinced himself that his wise men had cracked the code to eternal life. Building himself an army to continue to serve him in the underworld, the whole works was burnt down by a peasant rebellion a year after his death.

What you see today is what was identically discovered by a farmer digging a well. The farmer is now the manager of the museum facility and if you're lucky he might be there to sign museum books for you.

Altogether a lovely experience, I gave it a Very Good instead of Excellent because of the crowds you have to work with being there.

Visited September 2012
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“A uniqe place..”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2013

The excavation site, and the museum are a great sight. The museum even has the doll used during the 2008 Beijing Olympics, as well as many examples of the Tarra-cotta woriers. You can even have one made of your likeness as a souvenier.

Visited August 2012
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