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As one of the four capitals of ancient civilizations in the world, Xian is a world-famous historical and cultural city. As a result, there are a large number of tourist resources in Xian. Here is a list of top things to do in Xian.

Top 10 Things to do in Xi’an

1. Bell Tower
Bell Tower marks the geographical center of the ancient capital. When it comes to night, lanterns hung from the eaves illuminate the tower, making it even more enchanting.
2. Big Wild Goose Pagoda
Owing to its picturesque scenery and cultural value, the pagoda is rated as a National Key Cultural Relic Preserve as well as an AAAA Tourist Attraction.

3. City Wall
The thriving trees and flowers decorate the classical Chinese architecture of the wall, adding additional beauty to the city of Xian. We can feel the peace environment in Xian.

4. Drum Tower
The drums were used to signal the running of time and on occasion were used as an alarm in emergency situations in ancient China.

5. Forest of Stone Steles Museum
There are 3,000 steles and the museum is divided into seven exhibitions halls, which mainly display the works of calligraphy, painting and historical records.

6. Moslem Street
This street is paved with dark colored stone with green trees providing heavy shade during summer; the buildings on both sides of the street are modeled on the styles of both the Ming and the Qing Dynasties.

7. Museum of Qin Terracotta Warriors and Horses
It is no doubt that the Qin Terracotta Warriors and Horses is a sensational archeological find of all times. It has put Xian on the map for tourists.

8. Shaanxi History Museum
The architectural buildings, internal apparatus, and exhibits, all of these have made it famous as a first-class museum in China.

9. Yangrou Paomo
It is One of the Xian’s must eat dishes. Break the wheat-flour flat bread into several slices, and then soak the slices into the mutton stock with noodles and vegetables poured on top.

10.  Shu Yuan Men
Shu Yuan Men, line with buildings in the Ming and Qing styles. Here you can find various calligraphy, paintings, antiques, jewels, and folk art fine works.