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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  • To get to see one of China's most iconic sights you'll need to head to the city of Xi' An and get a bus from there which will drop you off not too far from the museum, make sure to bring enough of...  more »
  • No visit to Xian is complete without visiting this famed world heritage site from the Qin dynasty built for the Qin Emperor (Qin Shi Huang). Take approx. 1-2 hours to visit this place.  more »

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