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The Museum of Qin Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses

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Address: Qinling North Road, Lintong District, Xi'an 710600, China (Formerly The Terracotta Army,Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses)
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Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
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One of the most significant archaeological finds in the world, this...

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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Incredible! A 'must see, bucket list' attraction. China does things so well. Spare at least half a day to walk around and explore the sites and the archeological wonders.

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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Incredible! A 'must see, bucket list' attraction. China does things so well. Spare at least half a day to walk around and explore the sites and the archeological wonders.

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We have always wanted to see the magnificant Terracotta Army. And we did!!! It is soooo cool. It is a must do when visit Xian. Also it is super easy to get to. Take bus 306 or 915 from the East Square of Xian main station. It should cost 7rmb. We took bus 306 and it took around 40mins or... More 

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Breathtaking and awe-inspiring. This place is a spot that will make you truly appreciate (and maybe fear) the history of Chinese leaders. The sheer volume of the area and amount of warriors spread across the 3 halls is amazing. The stories behind it all are also something to appreciate. The English labelling is pretty good in most areas, although an... More 

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Amazing. I would recommend to do it with a tour guide. You get to go to the factory and you can buy the Terracotta Army souvenirs. The museum is incredible. I would strongly recommend as there is nothing like it.

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If you're unsure about whether adding this to your trip is a good idea, don't be. It's well worth the trip and possibly the most exciting sight in China. It's a tourist trap for sure, but it's not expensive if you're smart and it's just incredible to witness. I was most amazed at the scale of the operation, and the... More 

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Obviously a huge 'must see' attraction when in China. It is fantastic to see & marvel at how/why it was made (though there is not much info in English). The crowds when we visited weren't as bad as some of the reviews have made out but maybe this was just luck. We were able to get to the front to... More 

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The museum is very well organized on a large site. The warriors are displayed in excavated pits covered by an enormous arched roof that provides unimpeded viewing. On the negative side it is very busy and can be difficult to get to the front of the viewing platform on a busy day. A world class archeological site.

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Was there yesterday, April 25th. A lot of people, but didn't seem that crowded since area is soooo large! Amazing to see all those warriors and horses, both reconstructed and in pieces. Well worth the visit and so much more impressive than the imitation sites such as Disney's. never thought we would see this, but really glad we finally made... More 

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Visiting Xi'an and the terra-cotta warrior museum is a bucket list item for sure. I recommend you get there first thing in the morning on a non-peak day otherwise the crowds will be significant to say the least. I also recommend you either read up on what you're going to see or hire a guide to tell you about it.... More 

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Compared to my first visit 27 years ago, the museum premises has changed dramatically. It's very modern now. It also got quite commercialized with Starbucks and Hagen Daaz shops around. More excavation and new artifacts found since so it's still a pretty good place to revisit...

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