Xi'an

        Xi'an is the cradle of Chinese civilization and the center of prehistory culture. As it's the capital of 13 ancient dynasties in China, which could date back to 1200 years ago, and the starting point of the Silk Road, Xi'an is blessed with numerous marvelous historical and cultural relics. It is honored as the World Historic City by the UNESCO in 1981.

    Museum of Terracotta Warriors--------Terracotta Army, the underworld army of Emperor Qin Shihuang (the first unifier of China, 259BC-210BC), Emperor Qin Shihuang undertook gigantic projects in order to consolidate his power and country like the first version of the Great Wall.The terracotta warriors were unearthed 5 meters beneath the surface and about 4 km east of his mausoleum by a team of well diggers in 1974.

 

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