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​​​Last Update: 17th November 2019

What Are The 10 Best Things To Do In Xi’an In February?
February with little snow is the second coldest month in Xi’an. Though, there are a variety of things to do in Xi’an during the month. As the city was the capital of more than 10 dynasties in ancient China, it offers around ten historic and cultural spots to explore. Because the Spring Festival is always during February, it is not recommended that you visit Xi’an during the period of time. Let’s see what we can do in Xi’an in February.​

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  • Huashan (Hua Mountain)
    Generally speaking, it is good to explore the Hua Mountain throughout the year. It is acclaimed as “One of the Sacred mountains of the Chinese Nation”. It is dangerous to challenge the steep mountain. It has four main peaks, the East Peak, the Middle Peak, the North Peak, the South Peak and the West Peak. You could experience the sky walk built on the cliff. Along the way to the top of the mountain, you will see old Taoist temples as well.
  • Xi’an City Wall
    The Old City Wall is good for being explored around the year. The total length is 13.74 kilometers long. Walk on the wall, and you will see several old watchtowers, ramparts, crenels, drawbridges and other old buildings. If there is no ice on the wall, you could enjoy cycling there. There are also shuttle buses on the wall.
  • Tang Paradise
    The Tang Paradise offers you a great choice to get a little acquainted with the culture and buildings in the Tang Dynasty (618 – 907). The sculptures, buildings in the Tang style, six bronze horses, and classic dancing and singing shows at night will take you back to the Tang Dynasty. If interested, you could watch the water screen film at night. During the Spring Festival, some theme activities on the culture of the Tang Dynasty could be held in the garden.
  • Muslim Quarter
    It is easier for us to feel hungry during the cold months. If you are looking to try local authentic food, such as Liangpi, Paomo and Rougamo and so on, the Muslim Quarter near the Old City Wall is a good option to you. You could enjoy the delicious local food and Muslim food. In addition, you could visit the mosques there after you treat yourself.
  • Terracotta Warriors Museum
    If you are interested in the old Chinese battle formations in ancient China, you could explore the Museum of the Terracotta Warriors and Horses of Qin Shihuang. Terracotta warriors and chariots in Pit 1 show you the battle formation in the Qin Dynasty (221 – 207 BC). Pit 2 is the highlight of its kinds there, presenting chariots, cavalrymen and crossbowmen. The size of the terracotta warriors is similar to that of human beings.
  • Huaqing Palace
    Originally built in the early Tang Dynasty, Huaqing Palace is one of the most popular attractions among tourists in Xi’an. The main buildings are situated at the bottom of Li Mountain. You could also find some pavilions on the mountain. The ruins of bathing ponds for the royal family there are must-visit spots there. At the ruins museum in the garden, the exhibits will let you know some about the history of bathing pond in the Tang Dynasty.
  • Bell and Drum Tower Square
    The best time to visit the Bell and Drum Towers Square is at night. The two old buildings stand around 200 meters from each other. In the golden, silver and green lights, they make for stunning views which is a feast for eyes.
  •  Forest of Stone Steles Museum
    Forest of Stone Steles Museum is composed of the Confucian Temple, Forest of Stone Steles, and Art Gallery of Stone Carvings. The museum features more than 4,000 stone steles from the Han Dynasty (202 BC – 8 AD and 25 – 220 AD) to today. At the Confucian Temple, you will find the well-preserved screen wall, archways, ornamental columns and much more.
  • Banpo Site Museum
    The Banpo Site Museum features the ancient exhibits, such as stone axes, stone knives, stone shovels, bone needles, bone fishhook and much more. Around 45 ruins of houses, cellars and 250 tombs are discovered there. Through them and related instructions, you could know some about Yangshao Culture of matriarchy during the Neolithic Age in Xi’an Region.
  •  Shaanxi History Museum
    As the first modern national museum in China, Shaanxi History Museum has more than 1.7 million pieces of collection. The façade features the style in the Tang Dynasty. You could find the items from the remote antiquity through the feudal periods to 1840. The highlights are frescoes in the royal tombs in the Tang Dynasty, terracotta warriors, colored bronze lamps in the Western Han Dynasty (202 BC – 8 AD) and much more.



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