Xian Ancient City Wall was built during the Ming Dyansty under the reign of Emperor Zhu Yuanzhang. Today the wall is 12 meters in height, 13.7 kilometers in length and ranges from 12-14 meters in width. Xian Ancient City Wall remains one of the best preserved city wall in China. As a landmark attraction of Xian the Ancient City Wall is always popular amongst tourists.
The Terracotta Army is a collection of thousands of terracotta sculptures of warriors, chariots and horses depicting the army of Qin Shi Huang, the first Emperor of China. The figures were made 2,000 years ago and arranged in the battle formations according to the ancient directives on the Art of War. The Terracotta Army were buried with the emperor to protect him in the afterlife. Considered as a Eighth Wonder of the World the Terracotta Army is truly spectacular.
Big Wild Goose Pagoda is one of the most famous tourist attractions in Xian. It is located in the compound of the Daci’en Temple in the southern suburbs of Xian. The Big Wild Goose Pagoda is built in the style of the Tang Dynasty, the use of grey bricks, glazed roofs and decorated with artistic engravings. There are stairs built inside the pagoda so tourists can climb up and get beautiful panoramic views of Xian.
The antique style architectures and authentic religious Muslim lifestyle are what to see and experience at the Muslim Street. There are about 2,000 Muslims living in this community, and they still keep their pristine religious traditions and lifestyle. Architectures and houses along the streets which are built in the style of Ming and Qing dynasties present ancient and leisure atmosphere. Many ancient courtyards and some 10 mosques built in different times are also found at Muslim Street.