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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  • We visited as part of an organised tour. It’s a large site and takes roughly 2 hours to explore. The Warriors are in three different covered pits where ongoing archaeological digs can be...  more »
  • DO NOT GO HERE! Just skip it! I went on 8/15 and I had a horrible experience. I have a green health QR code but because I’m a foreigner they took me out of line and and wrote down my passport number.....  more »

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