China is not only a populous nation but rich in historical evolution. Many of its cities are home to ancient dynasties and architectural masterpieces. The Shaanxi Province is situated in the east of China with Xian as its provincial capital. Its scenic beauty and ancient history make it a popular tourist destination. With one of the country’s major waterways, the Yellow River flowing through the province, it is abundant in ruins and relics. One such historical site is the Banpo Village Remains. Dating back over 6000 years, the area provides an insight into life during that era.
Xian is considered today one of China’s more popular cities. This is mainly due to both its strides towards economic development and also for its rich civilization of over 3000 years. Xian is an important tourist destination in China as it is home to the Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses. These life statues of warriors and horses created solely from clay proves a precious insight into ancient cities and dynasties. Other popular Xian attractions include the City Wall, Bell & Drum Tower and the Great Mosque.
Showcasing Xian’s amazing rich cultural heritage is the Shaanxi History Museum. An insight in to ancient civilization can be viewed by visiting this world renowned museum in China which portrays both traditional architecture and modern day expertise. Occupying a large extent of over 16 acres the building houses several pavilions exhibiting historic relics and articles. This inclusive museum contains over 300,000 artifacts. Exhibits from over 13 Chinese dynasties are showcased in the museum buildings which include bronze work, pottery and paintings. To highlight and display the findings, the museum also continually organizes exhibitions for the public and visitors. These include exhibitions on various relics, arts and calligraphy.
For travellers interested in viewing Xian attractions, a stay in a Xian apartment will provide ample facilities for rest and relaxation. An excellent choice for a accommodation in Xian is the Citadines Gaoxin Xi’an. Surrounded by a business and shopping district these serviced apartments are chic and modern providing excellent facilities.