Xi’an is the capital of Shanxi Province, China. A sub-provencial city on the Guanzhong Plain in northwestern China. It is one of the Oldest cities in China, and the oldest of the Four Great Ancient Capitals, having held the position under several of the most important dynasties in Chinese history, including Western Zhou,Qin,Western Han,Sui and Tang. Xi’an is the starting point of the Silk Road and home to the Terracotta Army of Emperor Qin Shi Huang.
Top things to do in Xi’an:
The Museum of Qin Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses
Xi’an City Wall
Muslim Quarter
Shaanxi History Museum
Big Wild Goose Pagoda
Xi’an Drum and Bell Tower