Explore Xian jewels from Grand Park Xian

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Grand Park Xian

12 Xi Duan, Huan Cheng South Road
Xian 710068, Shaanxi, P.R. China

Museum of Terracotta Warriors and Horses

Today, the famed Museum of Terracotta Warriors and Horses stands testament of Xi’an’s legacy as the first of China’s four ancient seats of power, long before Beijing became the country’s modern capital. Marvel at the massive archeological collection of life-sized statues of warriors and horses, frozen in time in battle formation. After which, proceed to the nearby UNESCO World Heritage-listed Qin Shi Huang Mausoleum to learn more about the Qin Dynasty emperor who unified China.

Xian City Wall

One of China's oldest and magnificent fortifications, the City Wall is representative of Xian's steep and colourful history. Located just 10 minutes away from Grand Park Xian, the City Wall was first built as a impenetrable structure to keep enemies at bay. Now, it has become a key tourist attraction where tourists and locals can be transported momentarily back in time and admire the justaposition of modern-day Xi'an within the historical walls.

Bell and Drum Tower

The Bell and Drum Towers are iconic landmarks in Xian towering above the city centre with their imposing presence. Constructed during the Ming Dynasty, the Bell Tower housed a gigantic 4,000-pound Jingyun copper bell which rung every morning for 400 years. Today, the Jingyun bell has since been replaced by a smaller bronze bell. Similarly, the Drum Tower which features several ancient drums served as a timekeeper and was struck every night. Today, visitors can enjoy various music and dance performances at the two towers or simply people-watch from atop.

Grand Park Xian Local Attractions

The Hotel Grand Park Xian is located within the newly launched Celebration Square and walking distance to main tourist attractions in Xian, China.

Approximately 50 minutes’ drive from Xi’an Xianyang International Airport

  • 2 minutes’ walk to metro station 
  • 15 minutes’ walk from the Xi’an Railway Station
  • 5 minutes’ walk to the South Gate (Yongning Gate) of the City Wall
  • 15 minutes’ walk to the Bell Tower and Drum Tower
  • Approximately 40 minutes’ drive to the Museum of Terracotta Warriors and Horses

Just five minutes by foot from Grand Park Xian is the South Gate (Yongning Gate) of Xi’an’s City Wall, the most time-honoured and magnificent one among all the city gates. Stroll along the brick-encrusted ancient fortification and admire the panoramic scenery of the city. At night, take a leisurely stroll along the illuminated city wall and enjoy Xi’an from a different vantage point.For a full cultural immersion, see how the city’s rich history is brought to life in the extravagant song and dance musical “Zui Chang An”.

Those looking for some retail therapy will not be disappointed with the multitude of choices ranging from high end mega malls to long avenues lined with souvenir stalls and shops. These are all within the city centre and merely a leisurely 15 minutes’ stroll from this luxury hotel in Xian. Bargain your way through as you go through the plethora of Xi’an souvenirs that include mini replicas of terracotta warriors, wood-carved Buddha, dragon figurines, Tang Dynasty Tri-coloured glazed pottery, handmade paper cuts (one of the most important arts form in Xi’an) and other kinds of folk art.

A tour to Xi’an, however isn’t just about going back in time. Come nightfall, you will find streets and buildings bathed in vibrant lights, a reminder that this is a city moving with the times. In particular, the 1000-year Big Wild Goose Pagoda, just 15 minutes away from the hotel provides a spectacularly-lit backdrop to Asia’s biggest musical fountain show that takes place nightly at the huge square. Join in the excitement as locals and visitors dart through the dancing laser lights and water sprays.

With relics that trace back to the First Emperor of China and an impressive myriad of World Heritage sites, Xi’an, the capital of Shaanxi province, is a mecca for history and culture buffs and a captivating destination for any traveller.

Discover the hidden gems of Xi’an, the first of China’s Four Great Ancient Capitals. Xi’an is also the starting point of the legendary Silk Road connecting China with the Middle East and Europe

Today, the famed Museum of Terracotta Warriors and Horses stands testament of Xi’an’s legacy as the first of China’s four ancient seats of power, long before Beijing became the country’s modern capital. Marvel at the massive archeological collection of life-sized statues of warriors and horses, frozen in time in battle formation. After which, proceed to the nearby UNESCO World Heritage-listed Qin Shi Huang Mausoleum to learn more about the Qin Dynasty emperor who unified China.

Be captivated by the romance between the Tang Emperor and Lady Yang – one of the four beauties of ancient China, at the nearby Huaqing Hot Spring, a famous imperial bathing pool with picturesque gardens.

It might not be a well-known fact, but Xi’an has one of the largest Muslim populations in China. The Grand Mosque is famous as the very first mosque ever to be built in China and for its perfect mixture of Islamic and Chinese architecture styles with seating for 1,000 worshipers.

Relish in savoury Shaanxi cuisine, noted for its elaborate preparation of ordinary ingredients. The best place to sample Xi’an’s local delights such as Beef or Mutton Paomo and Dumpling Banquet is at Muslim Street, one of the notable food streets in Xi’an. Visit the fascinating Terracotta Warriors and Horses and the 130,000 pieces of precious relics in the Little Wild Goose Pagoda which will surely take your breath away. Relive the opulence of the past in The Tang Dynasty Music and Dance Show with its vibrant and extravagant costumes and settings.

Travel to Xian and conquer the precipitous Mt. Huashan, extolled as one of China’s five sacred mountains and known for its spectacular natural splendour viewed from all directions.

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