The Best Travel Guide to Xi'an
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Mausoleum of The First Qin Emperor and the Terracotta Warriors

This is the one attraction that has captured the imagination of visitors both from inside and outside the country. China’s first emperor, Qin Shi Huang, whose greater-than-life ambition also gave birth to the creation of the Great Wall. He amassed battalions of life-sized warriors fashioned out of clay, complete with chariots and horses. Each soldier has different and unique expression. Making this undertaking also an artistic one that required the labor of 720,000 men. Even after more than 2,200 years (it was finished in 210 BC), the warriors remain in impeccable condition, watching over their long deceased ruler.
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