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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 today via mobile

If travelling in summer, prepare umbrellas, sunscreen, hats and water. There's a bit of a walk to reach the museums and pits from the ticket entrance. Take your own snacks as the restaurant inside the area seems to not always be open and snacks /...More

Thank Mary M
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a must-see place for any visit to China. In fact, my wife and I find this place to be more impressive, and certainly much nicer for tourists (crowd, organization, cleanness), compared to other major attractions in China including the great wall, the forbidden...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It was unique to see all the rooms but in the summer, it is really hot. It got up to 105 and it was humid. There is no AC because it can damage the warriors. However, seeing each unique warrior face and hearing the story...More

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Reviewed yesterday

We went there last year and hired an English tour guide with us from the Museum gate. The whole tour took about one and half hour, the antiques were very impressed us. however, we found out that you could hire an elector audio translation headphone...More

Thank Edward Z
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Terracotta Warriors - a 'must see.' We went from the bus station in Xi'an.  It wasn't too hard.  The journey takes around an hour.  When you get there, there is a bit of walking although there is an option to take a shuttle bus. It...More

Thank Heather H
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Reviewed yesterday

We (Heather and Billy Marshall) did a 14 day tour of China and Xi'an being the third place we toured. We flew in from Shanghai and were met at the airport by our tour guide Lily of TCG, who then took us to the vehicle...More

Thank William M
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Wonderful museum sympathetically excavated . A wonderful experience . Quite a large exhibit over three museum areas . Lots of visitors but easy to get in and out. The Warriors in the coaches are in another museum. A must see

Thank Louise R
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Recommend going with a well versed guide. He added so much with his knowledge of the site and its history. Awesome experience. Great working archeological site museum. Exhibition were very interesting as well. It was hot and crowded but it is August and Holiday time...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

You will never ever forget your first glimpse inside Pit 1. There are no words powerful enough that convey the feelings you will experience. We went 2 days ago on a hot summer day after a very fortunate flight cancellation from Shanghai to Sydney. The...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Stepping into Pit 1 at the Terra Cotta Warrior Museum was AWESOME, in every sense of the word. I rarely use this word, however, walking up to the rail and looking out over the terra cotta statues and horses, I felt a great sense of...More

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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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