chensiyuan, 1 great mosque xian 2011, CC BY-SA 4.0
Being the capital of Shaanxi Province, Xian is one of the Four Great Ancient Capitals of China and has seen the reign of many significant dynasties. The rich history of Xian is what mainly brings visitors to the city. Here’s a brief guide for those who wish to visit this amazing city.
The best time to visit
The most ideal time to visit the city would be during spring which occurs from March to June. Temperatures are average and enjoyable with bright green landscapes and cherry blossom trees in full bloom!
How to get to Xian
If you are travelling from a different country or a province in China that is further away from Xian, taking a flight to the city is the solution. You will land at Xi’an Xianyang International Airport. Taking a high-speed train from other Chinese cities to Xian is also possible. However, the journey may take a couple of hours.
Places to visit
There are a few highlights of the city that you ought to visit. The Terracotta Army is one of the most fascinating historic sites to visit. Apart from this, Xian City Wall, the Great Mosque of Xian, the Wild Goose Pagoda, and the natural springs of Huaqing Pool.
Where to stay
Search for the perfect hotels in Xian China for your stay. The centrally located Grand Park Xian is one of the popular options for accommodation. Huaqing is also said to be a renowned neighbourhood for its Tang Dynasty atmosphere and Lianhu is a place populated by Muslims in the city.