The area around the Great Mosque is full of market stalls especially along an alleyway known as Xiyang Shi. Here you can find souvenirs such as terracotta army warriors, paintings, shadow puppets, lanterns, tea ware, so-called antiques, Mao memorabilia, T-shirts etc. Quality really varies as most is fake so check before you buy and haggle hard!
Yang Ruo Pao Mo
An unique experience. Each customer will be given two pieces of hard bread and an empty bowl. You tear the bread into small pieces and place them into the bowl. Then you bring the bowl to the kitchen window and they will fill it up with a hot broth.
Over 6000 clay warriors could...
Over 6000 clay warriors could be assumedly unearthed from the pit if it would be completely excavated. This would be really an artistic reappearance of hundreds of Qin Shi Huang's warriors. With its artistic momentum, it could be acclaimed a piece of great masterwork. The figures, lifelikely shaped and colourefully painted, are of high artistic value.
Termas / Hot Springs
Las termas de Huaqing son atractivas por su exquisito y bello panorama caracterizado por sauces verdes, hermosos pabellones , terrazas, salas grandes, flores de durazno rosadas, torres, sinuosos corredores y largas galerías. El lago Jiulong (Nueve Dragones), claro como el cristal y en él se reflejan los pabellones y las torres.
En los pabellones a lado de las colinas , estuvo arrestado en 1936 Chiang Kai Chek , durante el llamado Incidente de Xian y de allí escapó dejándose la dentadura postiza , pero a las pocas horas fue encontrado en una cueva de la colina
Huaqing Pools is attractive for its exquisite and picturesque view characterized by green willows, beautiful pavilions ,terraces, grand halls, pink peach blossoms, rolling towers, winding corridors and long verandas. Jiulong( Nine Dragons ) Lake is crystal clear and mirrors the pavilions and towers.
In the hillside pavilions Chiang Kai chek it was arrested on 1936 , during the named Xian Incident and he scaped from here forgetting his false teeth , but they met him in a hill cave a few hours latter
In the centre of the old city, and marking the entrance to the Muslim quarter, there is a beautiful tower, very similar to its neighbour – the Bell Tower. The main difference is that instead of bells it has large drums all around it. We had no opportunity to assist a drum performance, but, no doubt, with that size and quantity it shall be a hell of a noise.