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The Museum of Qin Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses

Qinling North Road, Lintong District, Xi'an 710600, China
+86 29 8139 9127
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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
Qinling North Road, Lintong District, Xi'an 710600, China
+86 29 8139 9127
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Reviewed yesterday

Pay 5 yuan for the transport up to the warriors to save a 15 minute walk but you can't get it return. The pits are amazing

Thank craigcas
Reviewed yesterday

The size and enormity of the site is quite something and the army of soldiers in Pit 1 is impressive although you are far enough away to not see that they a full size. The lighting in some of the areas was also too dark....More

Thank Oldjack
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited two weeks ago, and still can't believe we were there. The main pit is massive, and you could stare at it for hours (if it weren't for all the other people there!!). Go off season if you can , even two weeks ago...More

Thank TshoesNj
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It is definitely worth to visit this place. I spent nearly three hours there. We hired a tour guide, that helps us a lot to understand better.

Thank yaqiongc2016
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We went as part of our Wendy Wu tour, we took the electric car to the site from the main gate. There are 3 Pits and a museum to visit. Pit no 1 is the largest and the first to be discovered. Here you can...More

Thank Jocelyn D
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

To appreciate the history and significance to Chinese heritage get a guid or go on a tour group. Leave early, it will take a few hours, gets busy.

Thank petitjenk
Reviewed 3 days ago

Amazing place to visit, booked with guide Rocky from China Highlights and had an amazing time, his knowledge of the warriors and the history of this amazing place was fantastic. Definitely anyone travelling to China should find a way to add this to their iternery.

Thank Tricia N
Reviewed 4 days ago

Time your visit during the off season because the crowds can really put a dampener on the visit especially at Pit 1 which is the most impressive. You'd have to wade through a sea of iPads and phones, and once you do then the mesmerising...More

Thank Purplefrog40
Reviewed 4 days ago

We really enjoyed our visit to this museum. The numbers of warriors and horses and fellow tourists was breathtaking. Especially the number of tourists. Granted, we were there on a Sunday, so that was part of it, but wow. When we went in to the...More

Thank houseontheprairie
Reviewed 4 days ago

Wouldn't know if we ever get to witness the unearthed Qin Shi Huang's tomb in our lifetime. So yes, visit now then! Perhaps, if science advances enough to preserve the artefacts, the tomb will finally be opened. Can't wait to unveil the mystery of those...More

Thank Christina C
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15 September 2017|
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Response from TKlar | Reviewed this property |
Is about an hour from Xi'an Could get a hire car and driver
22 August 2017|
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Response from Megan M | Reviewed this property |
Unsure .. sorry.. but it is well worth the price paid ... amazing!
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7 June 2017|
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Response from Paul C | Reviewed this property |
Easier to stay in Xian with a range of accommodation types than in the site. It is only a shortish car ride to the pits and then allows access to all the other material around the old quarter