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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  • Undoubtedly one of the most beautiful places to visit in China. All the site is amazing and perfectly organized also to be visited independently.  more »
  • Our tour was great but the museum is packed. No joke. And its like that everyday, and worse during summer (june-august) vacations accdg to our guide (we went on May). it comprises of a few separate...  more »
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