At the foot of Mount Li, Huaqing Pool provides a change of scenery for those visiting Xi’an! Verdant trees and rolling peaks replace the urban metropolis. Find serenity in the tranquil gardens, hot springs, and breathtaking flora fit for kings. In fact, the stunning estate was a site for several long-lost palaces that welcomed weary Emperors seeking a little peace of mind.
More than 8,000 Terracotta Warriors guard Emperor Qin Shi Huang’s Mausoleum Site Museum. Emperor Qin Shi Huang was the first Emperor of the unified China states. The clay troops were meant to be his army in the afterlife. Each soldier was crafted with a unique face, said to be modelled after Emperor Qin’s real-life forces.
Have the full experience at this UNESCO World Heritage Site and book a tour; you may even request to meet the farmers that first discovered the Terracotta Warriors while digging for water in 1974!
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