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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  • I visited the terracotta warriors on a group trip and is was amazing. I had not realised the scale of the exhibition and learning about it was fascinating. We were able to just look around but many....  more »
  • Very crowded when we visited, not organised at all , very rude and pushy people, BUT it was a public holiday so expected I guess. Well wortht it though what an amazing site, one visit takes it...  more »

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