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The Museum of Qin Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses

Qinling North Road, Lintong District, Xi'an 710600, China
+86 29 8139 9127
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One of the most significant archaeological finds in the world, this 16,300-square-meter excavation reveals more than 7,000 life-size terracotta figures of warriors and horses arranged in battle formations.
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Qinling North Road, Lintong District, Xi'an 710600, China
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Reviewed yesterday

Wonderful and serene location that has been developed to cater for tourists and locals. Great to see that they are undertaking a long term view in restoration and excavation to ensure that they can maintain the integrity of the Terracotta Soldiers.

Thank Fred G
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It is worth the effort. I also would suggest a private tour guide that can get you tickets in advance to avoid waiting in long lines. Also there is a shuttle service to the museum entrance but you can only take it one way. They...More

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Reviewed yesterday

I went expecting to see SOME, not ALL of the exhibition, but to pay to see 2 rows of them was not very exciting. The history is fascinating, and well recorded, but such a pity the pictures shown to advertise it are NOT quite what...More

Thank Sue B
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Reviewed yesterday

It was super busy and hot but with the help of my english speaking guide all was well. He was able to navigate things without issues.

Thank Todd T
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Pretty spectacular when you consider the age of the figures and the detail engraved that was still visible post excavation and the passage of 2000+ years. Must see attraction in China and the city of Xi’an a more modern place than I would have expected...More

Thank John M
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Historically & culturally, the Terra-cotta Warrior Museum is a must. Plan to,spen some time to visit all displays. (Also, plan a large crowds.)

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Hot and busy during July school hols but superb visit. Incredible site! Loved hearing story of how a local farmer found the site - great to actually meet him too! So pleased he was finally looked after by the Chinese government. And glad they are...More

Thank UK F
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Reviewed 3 days ago

You have to be somewhat into history and art to enjoy this fully. Otherwise, one might be prompted to complain that it's just statues and dirt. I loved everything about this. The story about how it was discovered. The actual Warriors. Seeing this piece of...More

Thank JamaicaAlibaba
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The place is quite vaste and pit 1 is absolutely exceptional. One can remain staring at the warriors for minutes and minutes without getting tired of it ! It is breathtaking. The story as well. Passionate! We spent 4 hours in the site (little break...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

A truly phenomenal archeological discovery of the 20th century. This is only a small portion of the necropolis of the first emperor of China. It is a mind blowing experience viewing these army of Terra cotta warriors. So much detail involved in creating this army....More

Thank Della G
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Abval
16 June 2018|
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Response from Celia D | Reviewed this property |
I am currently out of the country. I am pretty sure if you look up the Xian Tourism Board they may be able to answer your question
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dbt5699
14 June 2018|
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Response from Joanne B | Reviewed this property |
Hi yes you can, and they will have someone push you around if you need it, I think it cost around $70 Australian dollars, not sure, one of the people on our tour hired one
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Art M
7 June 2018|
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Response from Ringaroundtherosie | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, ddn’t take a bus. We were on a Tauck Tour.
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