The Museum of Qin Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses, Xi'an

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The Museum of Qin Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses boasts a collection of over 8,000 carved soldiers and horses. The figures in this World Heritage Site were buried in the 3rd century BCE with the first emperor of China, Qin Shi Huang, to protect him in the afterlife. The thousands of life-size soldiers stand at attention as an imperial army would in real life. Look for remains of the paint that originally lacquered each statue. To visit The Museum of Qin Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses on your trip to Xi'an, use our Xi'an itinerary site.
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  • Obviously a very impressive place. The sheer scale of the Terracotta Army can only be appreciated with a visit. This is a treasure of Chinese culture. However, the place is enormous and the number.....  more »
  • My wife has wanted to see the Warriors since she heard about them 20 years ago! It was well worth the wait! We would recommend getting a tour guide while you have questions and they wait outside the.....  more »

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