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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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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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Amazing history...must-see visit

Discovered in 1974 by local farmers who had their family crypt on this land. Each of these sculptures are unique and signed by the artist. Presently there are 5 pits which have... read more

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Golmud, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Discovered in 1974 by local farmers who had their family crypt on this land. Each of these sculptures are unique and signed by the artist. Presently there are 5 pits which have been unearthed and at the moment they estimate over 8,000 warriors when all is complete. In the 43 years since these warriors and horses have been discovered, Chinese... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were vacationing in Hong Kong & Beijing in the 1st week of January. We were having a blast and had not yet made it to the Terra-cotta Warriors. So my son & I did a day trip from Beijing. Caught a 7 am flight from Beijing, scored a private van at the Xi'an Airport Transportation Desk and headed to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A must visit place in Xi'an. Worth every minute you stay there. Better to visit oneself than to join in a guided tour. Take to your own time to move around. Weekends are crowded. Best to visit on weekdays.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

we had a tour guide and she was awesome! this isn't something you want to miss! it's a bit expensive if you do a tour guide but other wise fairly priced! it will take a full day to check out the three tombs. make sure you read everything because it's super fascinating, but you will need someone to translate it... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

One in a Lifetime experience. Close in views Friendly people. Excellent Location Great Photo opportunity.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must see if you are in Xi'an. The story of how it all came about is amazing. The story of the fairly recent first discovery of the lost pottery is ... staggering. It is world famous. Lots of people want your tourist dollar. But you can do the basics quite simply. Take a taxi there.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The skill of the craftsmen that created all those terracotta soldiers, horses, carriages is admirable. And to think that not all pits have been uncovered yet!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Terracotta Warriors are a wondrous sight and this was our 3rd visit. However, DO NOT visit during the Chinese New Year holidays, as the Chinese visit in their droves and the pits are a mass of pushing bodies. The building displaying the bronze Chariots was dangerous and a fight even broke out. This is a must see site, but... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This has to be just about the most wonderful of all tourist, historic attractions; it is just so spectacular and memorable. We went on a guided tour as part of a tour of China - as I guess most people do! The hall in which the majority of the Terracotta Army is located is huge and there is still a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I really enjoyed the museum, however that is ONLY because I had a tour guide. I think without the tour guide I would not have understood the history or the significance of the Warriors. My friends and I were asked in the parking lot by a local woman if we wanted the tour. Of course, my friends were very skeptical,... More 

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