Extend your stay in Xi'an and explore the history that lies within the ancient walls surrounding the city and how it still plays an active part of city life that bustles all around it. Also, learn about the renowned Shaanxi Province and the Dynasties that protected the lands and admire preserved antique relics that can tell a story in itself. Highlights of the tour include Shaanxi History Museum, the City Wall and Drum Tower.
Since the Terra Cotta Army Museum tour takes up an entire day, those who wish to extend their stay in Xi'an can experience the amazing history of the city itself on this half-day tour .Effective from January 2, 2010 The Drum Tower will be replaced with a visit to the Bell Tower. Originally built in 1348 and is the symbol of Xi'an. From the Bell Tower you'll have amazing views of the Xi'an and surrounding areas.
As the region's capital and doorway to the Silk Road, Xi'an was one of the richest, most well-protected cities in all of China. The renowned Shaanxi History Museum introduces the visitor to area's rich culture, from Emperor Qin Shihuang to the present day in this walled city. You'll end your tour with a visit to the exquisite Drum Tower, the outside of which is ringed with enormous drums. Inside the tower you'll see the museum-quality collection of percussion instruments from all around the region.
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