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The Museum of Qin Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses: Tours & Tickets

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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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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Qinling North Road, Lintong District, Xi'an 710600, China
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Reviewed today via mobile

This is something special, of course. But meanwhile, the special is maybe rather the organisation of the masses - bring the tourists to the edges of the soldiers's graves, let the tourists take selfies and make the tourists pay much for little things. If you...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed today via mobile

I visited as part of a tour of China from UK and this was the top highlight of all the various places we visited. Ever since seeing TV programs about the Warriors I have wanted to see the real thing and it was even more...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I can see why the terra-cotta warriors are the biggest tourist attraction in Xi’an. They are simply magnificent! And to imagine that they are only a fraction of gargantuan mausoleum unearthed, is so jaw-dropping. What can I say which has not already been said in...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Singaporelonegranger
Reviewed yesterday

Visiting Terracotta Army Museum was the highlight of my visit in Xi'an. It was just unbelievable to see all the "life-like" statues under several roofs. I probably took more pictures of this place than anywhere else on my recent trip to China.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank SDASLTraveler
Reviewed 3 days ago

There is nothing else like this in the world. Impressive in every way. Start with the theater in the round film to get the historical context. Then to the pits, and on to the museum where the best artifacts are restored and beautifully displayed. TIPS:...More

Date of experience: October 2019
1  Thank WorldProf
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Student discount only for chinese. Not for foreigners. Racist and rude about it. They looked pretty miserable behind the counter. Karma?

Date of experience: October 2019
1  Thank PierreOfMonteCristo
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A Bucket List visit. Not disappointed. Pit 1 with circa 7000 Warriors is jaw dropping. Need to accept impatient visitors to get good photos. Worth being patient or visiting at lunchtime. Pits 2 is disappointing with little in pit 3. The chariot museum is good....More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank D8TEterryh
Reviewed 3 days ago

We were lucky and went with a private tour guide. We spent over 3 hours at the Terra Cotta army site and would have spent much more time here!

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank andrewaG1283OY
Reviewed 3 days ago

Although we have all seen photographs of the terracotta warriors, nothing quite prepares you for the first glimpse of all the warriors, it was breathtaking and I found it very emotional too. The vastness of the pits where the warriors were found is amazing. Very...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank rosie621
Reviewed 4 days ago

This place is utterly fantastic. I never imagined anything so immense and dramatic. It really should be the 8th wonder of the world. People ask me what I was most impressed with during my tour of China and this is it... It's just astounding. Try...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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LillabethW
25 September 2019|
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Response from Ruby4861 | Reviewed this property |
Yes! But you wont hear anything as there is so much crowd that staying in front of warriors fir a min to admire them is a big big task, u hv to push crowd...
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Lkd3755
8 September 2019|
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Response from ByronC764 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure how big it was in 2001 but there are 3 sites, plus various shops on the way out it took us well over two hours to walk around
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doris30nz
29 August 2019|
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Response from TonyLaw48 | Reviewed this property |
Plenty of small gift shops as you leave the site. Cheapest are closer to the exit! negotiate every price :)
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