Xi’an is considered China’s 2nd most popular tourist destination and that has mostly to do with the fact that Xi’an was the capital city of 13 imperial dynasties and home to the famed terracotta warriors. Here are five reasons why you should visit too.
1. One of China’s Most Popular Tourist Destinations
Every must-visit guide about China will have a page dedicated to Xi’an. The terracotta warriors are a symbol of China and its military prowess. If you are booking into one of the Xi An China hotels be sure to ask about going on a tour of the terracotta warriors.
2. The Cuisine of Xi’an
Being located at the very centre of China, Xi’an is at the crossroads of Chinese food from Cantonese to Sichuan styles. These are quite apparent in local resorts like Grand Park Xian.
3. Local Products and Souvenirs
You can get many outlandish and fascinating souvenirs including reproductions of the terracotta warriors.
4. The History
As the capital of 13 different Chinese dynasties, Xi’an has a rich, troubled and very colourful history. Thanks to the Silk Road going through this city, the area was the target of constant development.
5. The Best Time to Visit
The best time to visit Xi’an is during the mildness of the middle seasons. When the seasons are moderate.