Top 10 tourist attractions in Xi ‘an

Big Wild Goose Pagoda

The Big Wild Goose Pagoda is located in Da Ci ‘en Temple on the southern outskirts of Xi ‘an City. It is a famous ancient building built in the third year of Yonghui of the Tang Dynasty (AD 652). It has seven floors and a height of 64.5 meters. The Big Wild Goose Pagoda was originally called Cien Temple West yuan Butu (Butu is the meaning of tower). It is a masterpiece of Buddhist architecture art in Tang Dynasty of China. It is regarded as a symbol of the ancient capital Xi ‘an. It is a famous tourist destination in Xi ‘an. According to legend, it is a place where Tang monks specialized in translating and storing sutras after they came back from India (ancient India). It is named Goose Pagoda because it is built in imitation of Indian goose pagoda style.

Big Wild Goose Pagoda in xian

Xi ‘an City Wall

Xi ‘an City Wall is located in the downtown area of Xi ‘an. It is a rectangular enclosure with a height of 12 meters, a width of 18 meters at the bottom and 15 meters at the top, and a total circumference of 11.9 kilometers. It is built on the basis of the imperial city of Chang ‘an in the early Ming Dynasty, and has a history of more than 600 years. It is one of the most famous city wall buildings in the history of China in the late Middle Ages, and it is the only city wall in China with the most complete preservation and the largest scale.

Xi 'an City Wall night view


Xi ‘an Bell Tower is one of the largest, grandest and best preserved Ming Dynasty buildings in China. It is located in the center of Xi ‘an city, the intersection of four main streets, east, west and north, and is the symbol of the ancient city of Xi ‘an, known as the “pearl of the ancient city”.

Beautiful night view of  Belfry

Huaqing Lake

Huaqing Pool, also known as Huaqing Palace, is located at the northern foot of Mount Li, Lintong, about 30 kilometers east of Xi ‘an. It is a famous hot spring resort in China, where the hot water flows with the sun and moon. Every day, many tourists take a hot spring bath here. In 1997, The State Council announced Huaqing Palace site as the fourth batch of national key cultural relics protection units.

Qin Shi Huang Mausoleum Museum

As a symbol of Shaanxi’s tourism culture, it is one of the must-visit scenic spots to Shaanxi. The First Emperor’s Tomb is the largest underground imperial tomb in the world. The Mausoleum of Qin Shihuang is located at the foot of Mount Li, 30 kilometers east of Xi ‘an, in the south, among the layers of mountains and lush mountains; To the north comes the shore of the Wei River, which twists and turns like a silver snake. The tall seal mound in the majestic mountains surrounded with the Li Mountain integrated, beautiful scenery, the environment is unique.

Hanyang Mausoleum Museum

Scenic spot Basic information: 4A level scenic spot, located in Weiyang District, Xi ‘an City, Shaanxi Province, Jinghe Industrial Park Airport Road.

Natural and cultural landscape: Hanyang Mausoleum is the combined burial mausoleum of Liu Bang and the dowager Empress Lu Jian in the Western Han Dynasty. There are a large number of precious cultural relics and murals in the mausoleum. Relying on the rich historical and cultural connotation of Hanyang Mausoleum and the results of archaeological excavations over the years, Hanyang Mausoleum Museum displays more than 10,000 cultural relics.

Attractions Features and highlights: Hanyang Mausoleum Museum is a national first-class museum, with extensive and profound Han culture, rich and colorful unearthed cultural relics, unique underground site museum and beautiful and pleasant garden scenery and other characteristics and highlights.

Evaluation and reputation: The scenic spot is popular with tourists and is considered a good place to learn about ancient Chinese culture and history.

Xi ‘an Expo Park

Baqiao District, Xi ‘an, Shaanxi Province, is a 4A level scenic spot, a national water conservancy scenic spot and a national ecological tourism demonstration zone.

Natural and cultural landscape: Xi ‘an Expo Park covers a total area of 418 hectares, including 188 hectares of water area. The main attractions include Chang ‘an Tower, Treasure Museum, Nature Museum, Children’s Pet Hall, Chang ‘an Garden, Qinling Garden, Guanzhong Garden, Taxus theme Park, World Garden, Master Garden, etc. There are rich natural and cultural landscapes, such as Chang ‘an Tower, Treasure Museum and so on.

BXi 'an Expo Park during the day

Attractions Features and highlights: Xi ‘an Expo Park is famous for its unique water conservancy scenic spot and ecological tourism demonstration area. It is a comprehensive scenic spot integrating various functions such as culture, tourism, leisure and science popularization.

Evaluation and reputation: Xi ‘an Expo Park has a good reputation among tourists and is considered to be a very suitable place for families and friends to play together, and tourists speak highly of the natural landscape and cultural landscape here.

The city that never sleeps

Datang Never night City, is the country’s only Tang Dynasty culture as the theme of imitation Tang pedestrian street, bright lights of the city, like a dream, wonderful performances, play very interesting, there are a lot of food, to Xi ‘an to play, wearing Hanfu, into the Datang never night city, together through the Tang Dynasty!

Daming Palace National Site Park Daming Palace National Site Park was established on the site of Daming Palace of the Tang Dynasty. The park covers a large area and is full of historical traces. When you visit the museum, you can feel the overwhelming power of the Tang Dynasty and enjoy the restored miniature landscape of Daming Palace with very exquisite architectural models.

Xi ‘an Bell Tower

Xi ‘an Bell Tower, one of the landmarks of the ancient city of Xi ‘an, is also the largest and best preserved bell tower in China. Magnificent architecture, clock tower night scene is very charming, bright lights, photo punch super film, to Xi ‘an play must not miss!

Tangyu hot spring

Tangyu Hot Spring Resort is located in hot Spring Avenue, Tangyu Town, Lantian County, Xi ‘an, Shaanxi Province. It is built by a beautiful artificial lake. It is a famous hot spring resort, which began in the Han Dynasty and flourished in the Tang Dynasty. Tangyu hot spring is known as “peach blossom water”, “merit water” and “divine water”, including the Bilishui Bay hot spring Tangyu Tiantan hot spring. Tangyu Tiantan hot spring has 18 large and small characteristic soup pools, which is a large-scale hot spring ecological area integrating hotel accommodation, catering and entertainment, chess and card tea art, business conference and other functions.

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