Shaanxi Sheng Travel Guide

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Shaanxi Sheng Highlights

  • Pro
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     terracotta army, interesting temples, beautiful vicinity 

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     I wish they can find the king tombs soon! 

  • In a nutshell
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     One of China's 'easiest' provinces 

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    Huashan Transportation

    Getting to Huashan is very easy...I took a 2-hour train ride from Xian to Huashan town for only 20 RMB...Once in the station I took a taxi to the Huashan Visitor Center to buy the entrance ticket. I paid 30 RMB for the taxi and 100 RMB for the entrance fee.From there a bus to the cable car costed 40 RMB and the cable car costed 150 RMB,,..There are...

  • (Dis)Organized Bus Tour to Hua Shan

    Huashan Transportation

    We know there is a tourist bus that takes you from Xi'an Train Station to Hua Shan (or thereabouts), but since we didn't have time to find the bus, we decided to join one of those Chinese bus tours in the brochures we picked up from the airport. The tour costs 270 RMB and includes hotel pick up, return bus transportation, admission fees, and cable...

  • Hua Shan Sword Fight

    Huashan Local Customs

    Not sure if this counts as local customs. When I visited Hua Shan last August, there were quite a few vendors selling toy swords to tourists. Once in a while, you may see tourists posing with the sword on the North Peak. This is probably based on a series of Wu Xia (Martial Arts) novels written by Louis Cha (aka Jin Yong) that are widely popular...



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  • Yulin Railway Station

    Yulin Transportation

    The railway only arrived in Yuin in 2001 so the modern station is on the very edge of town to the west.Daiy trains (two or three) to Xian (one with soft class continuing to/from Ankang). At least one train runs between Shenmu and Baotou but I don't *think* it continues to Yulin. Shenmu is about two hours by bus or car from Yulin.Georeference:...

  • Yongchang International Hotel

    Yulin Hotels

    East of Mingzhu Square, Economic Developing Zone, Yulin, Shaanxi, 719000, China

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

  • Ancient city of the Huns Tongwancheng

    Yulin Off The Beaten Path

    The only known city remains of the Xiong Nu, Hun nu or Huns in China. The Hun nu controlled the territory of Inner and Outer Mongolia often raiding, fighting with China from 200BC to 200AD. Around 100 AD they split into Northern and Southern, the Southern migrating to China and becoming Chinese citizens. Around 420 AD the Southern branch build this...



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  • Former Residence of Lei Lutai

    Pingyao Things to Do

    This residence belonged to one of Pingyao's more influential banking families. There is a complex of rooms that give the visitor a good look at the architecture of the period.Open 8am to 6:30pmY120 part of the Pingyao Museum flat fee.

  • The Pingyao Town Bell Tower

    Pingyao Things to Do

    The Town Bell Tower is lovely structure that dominates the Nan Dajie street in the central part of the old town. It’s open for tourist and at a humble height of 18.5m the visitor gets great views of the grey tiled town. Try to go early in the morning or late in the afternoon for good light.It’s open from 9am to 5pm.It's apart of the Y120 ticket for...

  • The Rishengchang Financial House

    Pingyao Things to Do

    The Rishengchang Financial House is the first bank in China, if not the world. It started as a small dye shop until the owner introduced a system of checks and deposits for its other branches. Eventually, other businesses, individuals, and even the government of China used the bank and its 57 branches around China. The Japanese invasion of China in...


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