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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  • Great time to visit, as as few visitors. Fascinating insight into the Terracotta Warriors. Highly recommend taking a guide.  more »
  • We went with a guide provided by Catherine Tours. Our guide spoke English very well and was incredibly knowledgable about the history around the Term-cotta warriors. So impressed with the history.  more »
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