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Xian china city is the capital of Shaanxi province, which is located in the southern part of the Guanzhong Plains. The Xian china map has a favorable geographical location with the Qinling Mountains to the south and the Weihe River to the north. It is surrounded by water and hills making the city a beautiful and inviting city. Climatically it has a semi-moist monsoon climate with four seasons clearly marked. Apart from the cold winters, any other season is relatively suitable for traveling. Xian china provides China a rich historical and cultural backdrop. From the 11th century BC, an astonishing eleven dynasties ruled from here and the emperor Qin Shihuang, united the whole of China, made Xian his seat of power. During this period all roads led to Xian, which became the last stop on the famed trade route of the Silk Road. As a center of international trade many forms of commerce passed through the city giving it a truly multi-cultural society.

Xian china being an historical city provides with a lot to do in town and the surrounding Shaanxi County. Xian, famous as the eternal city, has the records of the great changes of the Chinese nation just like a living history book. The Xian china was called Chang'an in ancient times, and is one of the birthplaces of the ancient civilization in the Yellow River Basin area of the country. During Xian's 3,100 year development, 13 dynasties placed their capitals here.Xian china map enjoys equal fame with other cities like Athens, Cairo, and Rome as one of the four major ancient civilization capitals.

Xian city has been given the laudatory title of 'Natural History Museum' because of its cultural and historical significance, as well as the rich relics and sites. Xian city provides with a whole lot of Xian china tourist attractions like the Museum of Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses which is famous as 'the eighth major miracle of the world', Mausoleum of Emperor Qin Shi Huang is listed on the World Heritage List, and the City Wall of the Ming Dynasty (1368 - 1644) is the largest and most intact Ming Dynasty castle in the world. Of thechina Xian tourist attractions in the city, there is the 3,000 year old Banpo Village Remains from the Neolithic Age, and the Forest of Stone Steles that holds 3,000 stone steles of different periods from the Han Dynasty to the Qing Dynasty which are a major interest to the tourists. The Xian china natural landscape around Xian is also marvelous with the Mt. Huashan one of the five best-known mountains in China, is famous for its breath-taking cliffs and its unique characteristics.

Map of Xian is an important region in northwest China, so one can find a lot of shopping outlets for locals and tourists alike. One can go around shopping with many big shopping centers, department stores and supermarkets in place in and around Xian. Even the night life in Xian has a unique glamour. During your visit one will love the city’s traditional ways like enjoying the night scenery around the Bell Tower, taking part in a Tang Dynasty Dinner Show, strolling on the ancient Big Wild Goose Pagoda Square and watching the music fountain performance. All in all, each experience in this ancient city is full of fun and surprises.

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