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“Fascinating - avoid crowds and go in November.”

The Museum of Qin Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses
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Xi'an One Day Bus Tour of Terracotta Army
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Half-Day Private Tour of Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses Museum
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Private Half-Day Tour of Xi'an Terracotta Warriors
Ranked #1 of 336 things to do in Xi'an
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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.
Useful Information: Wheelchair access, Food available for purchase
Reviewed November 26, 2012

We spent 2 nights in Xi'an to see the warriors. Fantastic experience. If you hate crowds visit in November as we found it very quiet in China terms. There were no other westerners and no big tour groups. We hired a private car with driver and guide which was easy and reasonably priced. That way you learn a great deal about the history of the city on the 1 hour trip there.

2  Thank Australiansinchina
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Reviewed November 25, 2012

Be prepared to wait for one hour just to get a glimpse of men made of clay. If you are not into history or acient china than go to Mc Donalds instead. If you decide to go anyway than get a guide becuase there are a lot of other things.

3  Thank primcircle
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Reviewed November 25, 2012

my only complaint is that i couldn't get closer to the statues. I wish that there were at least one or two sculptures that you could look at up close without the glass, etc. Anyway, some VIPs were getting a tour while we were there and they were able to walk right out to the sculptures in pit one. Advice is to take public bus from downtown or hire a car and driver to save time by being taken to the tourist traps.

Thank BagsRpacked705
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Reviewed November 25, 2012

Worth while experience , it was amazing how detailed and big the figures were. After buying the ticket to enter the site , they charge you for taking the train to the site which I think was a bit much.

Thank Carol L
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Reviewed November 24, 2012

The sheer size and immensity of the terra cotta warrior display is difficult to fathom. Football field sized excavations show these preserved warriors in multiple display pavilions, requires a bit of walking. There are plenty of english speaking narrators available to hire, would be worthwhile to have one to go with you, to help understand the details of this wonder better.

Thank Flyer P
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