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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  • A collection of several thousand life-size figures, made of terracotta (burnt clay), depicting soldiers, officers and horses found in the tomb of the first Chinese emperor Qin Shi. During the funeral....  more »
  • Awesome experience but full of people. Different chambers with. Some of them were very big. Yet being old, some statues were really well restored.  more »
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