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. Plan to visit The Museum of Qin Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses during your Xi'an vacation using our convenient Xi'an trip itinerary planner.
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  • August 17, 2017
    Very extensive and very impressive. We were not going to hire a guide but so glad we did as we would have missed out on many interesting facts.  more »
  • August 17, 2017
    We really enjoyed this museum. The area is well-kept and there is lots to see. We found the warriors amazing and history very interesting.But, it is good to keep in mind that this is also a very popul...  more »
  • August 17, 2017
    There is no pablabras to describe the impression that gives 1 ship visit and see all the Warriors, after having seen so many times on television and in magazines, be there and see them in person is a feeling hard to forget.
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