The Museum of Qin Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses, Xi'an

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The Museum of Qin Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses boasts a collection of over 8,000 carved soldiers and horses. The figures in this World Heritage Site were buried in the 3rd century BCE with the first emperor of China, Qin Shi Huang, to protect him in the afterlife. The thousands of life-size soldiers stand at attention as an imperial army would in real life. Look for remains of the paint that originally lacquered each statue. To visit The Museum of Qin Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses on your trip to Xi'an, use our Xi'an itinerary site .
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  • This was part of a Wendy Wu tour. It was amazing to see the warriors in the flesh (so to speak!) It was fascinating to see all the work that has been done and is still to be done  more »
  • No doubt it is an amazing discovery, did not know that when they were first found they had been smashed and buried and have since been put back together. Turns out these guys were standing at the gate...  more »
  • The worst part of this museum was we were there on holiday with thousands of locals...after all the pushing and shoving to see the warriors initially, the crowd thinned out as you walked around the si...  more »
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