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The Museum of Qin Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses

Qinling North Road, Lintong District, Xi'an 710600, China
+86 29 8139 9127
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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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Qinling North Road, Lintong District, Xi'an 710600, China
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Reviewed yesterday

Great place. It gets crowded. There are three excavated areas of that hold the terra cotta warriors. The statues were put there over 2000 years ago to protect the first emperor of unified China in his afterlife. They were discovered by a farmer in the...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We bought trip to China just so we can see the warriors. Exhibit traveled in US but we never had a chance to “catch” it and it’s nothing compared to real thing! The Pits are unbelievable and history around them will satisfy any curios mind!...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We have all seen the statues in from front of Chinese restaurants. But once you see these warriors, all uniquely designed. You will be totally amazed. Originally these were all colored but once the oxygen hits them the disappears. We are fortunate that a village...More

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We stayed in Xi'An specifically to see the Terracotta Warriors - and we weren't disappointed. Don't bother with a tour - its just as easy to do yourself and you have a better chance of avoiding some crowds. The warriors were amazing to see, the...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

To those who are planning to go to Xi’an, this is the place to go. A must see tourist spot which you are able to witness the history of Xi’an.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Having a tour guide was a bonus. Elana knew to get us there early( cooler) and was very informative. She even pointed out that the expressions on the faces were pretty much all different. A small piece of info like that made all the difference

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Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited in late May with a local guide. The guide helped negotiate large crowds which were the only downside to a well laid out and informative attraction. the museum is huge and there is some walking involved but with three very different pits to...More

Thank Anthony C
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Unbelievable place, story behind the army is amazing and to see them in the 'flesh' is awe inspiring. We got there early and were told best route around to avoid crowds. The main hall was pretty empty when we arrived but popped in again before...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

A must visit place when in China. It is truly incredible and is still being excavated. There are 3 pits that you can go in at the moment, pit 1 being the largest and most spectacular with row upon row of warriors and horses. It...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

As a must see is China, it is always impressive to visit those historical warriors, much smaller than I expected tho Few advice to follow here. Dont get a tour to get there. They will let you spend the all day there and its just...More

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Abval
June 16, 2018|
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Response from Celia D | Reviewed this property |
I am currently out of the country. I am pretty sure if you look up the Xian Tourism Board they may be able to answer your question
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dbt5699
June 14, 2018|
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Response from Joanne B | Reviewed this property |
Hi yes you can, and they will have someone push you around if you need it, I think it cost around $70 Australian dollars, not sure, one of the people on our tour hired one
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Art M
June 7, 2018|
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Response from Ringaroundtherosie | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, ddn’t take a bus. We were on a Tauck Tour.
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