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Huaqing Hot Springs

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Address: No.38 Huaqing Road, Lintong District, Xi'an 710699, China
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Phone Number: 18302976580
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

Huaqing Palace, also known as the Huaqing Pool, is located to the north of...

Huaqing Palace, also known as the Huaqing Pool, is located to the north of Mount Li in Lintong District, Xi'an, Shaanxi Province. It is 30 kilometers away from Xi'an city. With Mount Li on the south and the Weihe River to the north, Huaqing Palace, an ancient Chinese resort palace, is celebrated for its hot spring pools. Huaqing Palace combines in harmony culture and history with natural scenery. In the Tang Dynasty Style, its architecture appears to be spacious and serene and the gardens are a delight to behold. It is hoped that, in future, Huaqing Palace will become an important and symbolic scenic spot themed in the Tang Dynasty style. By implementing a variety of strategies for its development, we expect to create a series of areas within Huaqing Palace designed around five basic elements: historic and cultural aspects, royal pool culture, the construction of palaces and gardens, opera and arts, and religious culture.

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The Old China That You Dream of Seeing

These hot springs were so stunning. The buildings were painted vibrantly and even though they are not original to the property I didn't even mind. The history of the place was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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Vienna, Austria
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My husband and I visited this place in July 2016 with our daughter, who is almost 2 years now. I really liked the old and new buildings. Most of the buildings are in a very good condition. However, I do not understand why they charge people 150 RMB for their visits. Forbidden city in Peking cost only 60 RMB. I... More 

Thank Laubinka
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

These hot springs were so stunning. The buildings were painted vibrantly and even though they are not original to the property I didn't even mind. The history of the place was fascinating and if you have an opportunity to see the performance, I highly recommend it. The only reason I didn't give the place a five star rating was because... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Having travelled through China for 2 weeks, this was possibly the most beautiful Chinese style garden we saw on our trip (tied with the Summer Palace in Beijing, possibly). To get the most out of visiting this area, I'd recommend taking a tour guide with you. Our guide, Kathy, provided plenty of historical background to the site, without which our... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Quite pricey to get in but had great guide in Mary who gave us lots of information about what was what and an interesting hour was spent here. Pleased we went and far less chaotic then the Terracotta Army

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Houston, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Daytime Visit was OK, especially if you know some of the history. The show in the evening (except Winter) is SPECTACULAR (Song of Everlasting Sorrow).

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This palace is beautiful and ènjoyable. When you visitting there, to gain the maximum experience, you should consider having the tour guide that knows about the place. So many hiatorical context in every part of the building mainly on the way of life of Royal Family of Tang Dynasty who ruled China in 7th to 9th century

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

After Beijing's sites this was less interesting. Fairly expensive and palace is only ok. Was quite hot the day we were there and that can be tiring.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

We toured this area one afternoon and it was great. This is where the first emperor and empress concubines and family relaxed in the hot springs. The hot water still flows and you can even arrange a private soak on the premises. It was fascinating to see the genius in how the mastered the flow of the water. There are... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

some history, but not a lot. the ticket are a bit pricy. however, the grounds are new and beautiful. lots of places to take photos. you can easily spend a whole day here relaxing, if you have the time and enjoys walking around park like grounds.

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Thank you for your visit, welcome again! More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

Love the way Chinese doing the show. The hot spring is nothing really special but it is the total scenery make you satisfy with the tour.

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