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  Xian Travel Guide: Xian Tour, Xian Hotel, City Map, Climate, China Trip Xian: Travel China Guide.com
Xian is the capital of Shaanxi province, located in the southern part of the Guanzhong Plain.
In the city, there is the 3,000 years old Banpo Village Remains from the Neolithic Age (approximately from 8000 BC to 5000 BC), and the Forest of Stone Steles that holds 3,000 stone steles of different periods from the Han Dynasty to the Qing Dynasty.
Around Xian, the Famen Temple enjoys the reputation of being the 'forefather of pagodas and temples in Central Shaanxi,' because it holds the finger bones of Sakyamuni -- the founder of Buddhism.
www.travelchinaguide.com /cityguides/xian.htm   (1220 words)

  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Xian
Xi'an is situated in the center of Weihe Plain with the towering and verdant Mt. Qinling in the south, with the meandering and rolling Beishan mountain system in the north and eight rivers around it, all of which are at Guang Zhong Plain (the center of passes).
From the 11 century B.C. onwards, Xian or its vicinity was established as the capital city by 11 dynasties successively, including the Western Zhou, the Qin, the Han, the Sui and the Tang, and it also served as the capital of two peasant regimes respectively under the rule of Huang Chao and Li Zicheng.
Xian is the capital of Shaanxi Province and also the political, economic and cultural center of the Northwest China.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Xian   (344 words)

 Xian hotels and china accommodation hotel guide
Xian, the historical city, was called Chang'an in ancient times, and is now the capital of Shaanxi province.
Xian is situated in the centre of Weihe Plain with the towering and verdant Mt.Qinling in the south, with the meandering and rolling Beishan mountain system in the north and eight rivers around it, all of which are at Guang Zhong Plain (the centre of passes).
Feng and Hao in the Xian area, which were the capitals of the Western Zhou dynasty, have been acclaimed as "the Home of the Bronze wares", as a wealth of bronze items unearthed from there, over the years.
www.yourrooms.com /china_hotels/xian/index.htm   (574 words)

 Xian travel guide
Xi'an, a major historical city, was called Chang'an in ancient times, and is now the capital of Shaanxi province.
Xi'an is located in the middle reaches of the Yellow River with the eight small rivers as the tributaries.
Xi'an covers an area of 16,808 sq km with a temperate continental climate -- cold and dry in winter and hot in the summer with a rainy season in July, August and September.
www.world66.com /asia/northeastasia/china/xian   (589 words)

Xian is the modern capital of Shaanxi Province.
Xian’s success led to developments in culture and architecture and it still has a wealth of historical treasures today.
Xian’s Xianying airport was completed in 1991 providing efficient air links and there are a good selection of hotels to suit all budgets.
www.chinaetravel.com /city/c049.html   (390 words)

 Chinapac International Travel - chinapac.com - Xian
Xian is the capital of Shaanxi Province with a population of almost 3 million, divided into 6 districts and counties.
Its history is long and illustrious, and as a survivor of various dynasties, Xian has plenty of cultural relics remaining as evidence of its ancient past.
Xian's City Wall was built in 1374 and 1378 and is among China's best preserved ancient defense walls.
www.chinapac.com /02Destination/03Cities/01Places/xian.asp   (479 words)

 Xian Hotels by SmartStays - Lowest room rates and hotel reservations
The Royal Hotel Xian is located in the centre of the most busiest district in Xian, with many of the scenic spots nearby.
Sofitel on Renmin Square Xian is located in the grounds of Renmin Square and is a grand hotel which adheres to the local Chinese 5 star platinum standards, making it the most luxurious hotel in the region.
Wenyuan hotel is located in the north of Bell Tower Square,center of Xi`an city.Adjacent to the Bell Tower on the east and Drum Tower on the west,it is also accompanied by the Tongshengxiang and Defachang,both timehonored restaruants and Beiyuanmen Street,built in the ancients style.Banks, telecommunications and transportation are available at any time.It...
www.asia-hotel.net /xian-china   (2082 words)

 Shangri-La Golden Flower, Xian Destination Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Xian, called Chang'an in ancient times, is one of the famous ancient capitals in China.
Xian is the capital of Shaanxi Province, is situated in the east of Northwest China.
In Xian, items such as jade, silk, handicrafts, sculptures, pottery figure and antique are all well-known in China.
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 Xian Hotels
Xi'an (西安; Hanyu Pinyin : Xī'ān, Wade-Giles : Hsi-An, literal meaning: "Western Peace") is the capital of Shaanxi province, in China and a sub-provincial city.
Xi'an is the eastern end of the Silk Road.
Xi'an is the largest and most developed city in the northwestern part of China and is ranked among the 10 largest cities inthe nation.
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The city of Xian (population 6 million) was the first city in China to open up its doors to the Ancient world, not in 1980 under the "Open Door" policy but in fact during the Tang dynasty when Xian blossomed as the first stop on the Silk Road China.
Along with Rome and Constantinople, this Xian was a world leader in culture and trade and played a vital role in bridging the gap between east and west.
The countryside around Xian is also attractive and there are numerous mountains, including Mount Huashan which are a great break from the city.
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 Xi'an Travel Guide - China City Guide - China Travel Information - China Tours
Today Xian is the political, economic and cultural center of the Northwest China.
Xi'an covers an area of 16,808 sq km with the temperate and continental climate, cold and dry in winter and hot in summer and rainy season comes in July, August and September.
Xi'an has a population of six million with 3.5 million in urban area.
www.china-tour.cn /cityguides/Xian.htm   (560 words)

 Xian China Terracotta Warriors, City Wall And Chinese Garden.
Specimens of Xian Terra Cotta Warriors displayed in glass cabinets in lobby of exhibition hall.
Models of the Xian China Terracotta Warriors in glass cases could be photographed as mementoes.
In the streets of Xian China at night, pavement stalls near the city walls served freshly cooked Chinese food.
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The tower has a square-shaped brick platform, each side of which is 35.5 meters (116 feet) long and 8.6 meters (28 feet) high and on the top is a triple-eaved, two-storey wooden structure with carved beams and color-painted rafters, a further 27.4 meters (90feet) high.
odern XIAN is a manufacturing town of over five million inhabitants and the capital of Shaanxi Province (there is another province nearby Shanxi), holding a key position in the fertile plain between the high loess plateau of the north and the Qingling Mountains to the south.
He is from Xi'an and most people here proud of him though some of his movies often faced censorships and were smuggled out of the country.
lobota.tripod.com /xian/sights.html   (1288 words)

 Tian Xian and Other Diseases   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
For against fever caused by infection of virus, it is not advisable to use Tian Xian Suppository for abatement of fever.
By taking Tian Xian Liquid in conjunction with Tian Xian Capsule No. 6, the liver functions may be strengthened to prevent cirrhosis.
By taking Tian Xian Liquid in conjunction with Tian Xian Capsule No. 6, the liver functions may be strengthened to prevent against liver cancer.
newtianxian.com /faq/others.html   (1239 words)

 China Reconfigured: The Art of Ah Xian - Arts & Culture - Asia Society
Ah Xian's sculptures in porcelain and more recently in lacquer and cloisonné represent Chinese artistic traditions, but technical and stylistic mastery are only one aspect of this exhibition.
In Ah Xian's work, casts of the human body are a background upon which he projects traditional Chinese decorative designs such as dragons, birds and flowers, and landscapes.
The steep, rocky mountain peaks surrounded by mist are painted onto the head and the small houses and valleys are on the neck, shoulders, and chest.
www.asiasociety.org /arts/ahxian.html   (1059 words)

 Cancer Alternative Medicine Tian Xian
It is the same product which is being used in the Tian Xian hospital in Zhuhai (see picture at the right beside) to treat cancer patients there in collaboration with Prof.
Wang Zhen Guo, the founder of Tian Xian.
It is the book that tells us what the eldest living population in the world eats when they get sick and how the food they eat is closely connected to their old age.
www.tianxian.co.uk   (733 words)

 LA VANGUARDIA DIGITAL - Parte de la histórica muralla de Xian se derrumba por las lluvias
Xian, la ciudad que se hizo famosa mundialmente con el descubrimiento a finales de los años 70 del Ejército de Terracota, esperaba que las obras de restauración de la muralla terminaran el próximo mes de octubre, lo que ahora se antoja imposible.
La muralla de Xian, una de las pocas ciudades chinas que todavía conservan esta estructura defensiva, se acabó de construir en 1370, durante la dinastía Ming, y tiene un espectacular perímetro de 13,75 kilómetros, además de una altura media de 15 metros.
Junto a la de Xian, es famosa en China la muralla de Pingyao, en el norte del país, más pequeña pero igual de espectacular y sobre cuyas almenas se puede circular en bicicleta.
www.lavanguardia.es /gen/20060727/51277814221/noticias/parte-de-la-historica-muralla-de-xian-se-derrumba-por-las-lluvias-china-ming-bosque-pekin-china-daily.html   (551 words)

A Xian is no longer subject to the "world of dust" and is a master in various magical skills.
The best known are the Ba Xian (the eight immortals.
Amulets and charms bearing the symbols of the Xian are believed to bring good fortune.
www.pantheon.org /articles/x/xian.html   (187 words)

 Xi'an Travel Guides,Xi'an Hotels,Xi'an Map,Xi'an pictures-China City Tours Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The city of Xi'an (population 6 million) was the first Chinese city to open up its doors to the ancient world, not in 1980 under the Open Door policy, but in fact during the Tang dynasty when Xi'an, then called Chang'an, meaning forever peace, blossomed as the first stop on the Silk Road.
The Terracotta Warriors of the Qin Dynasty, an attached defending army to the first emperor of China in his forever rest, is regarded as the eighth wonder of the world.
The Famen Temple in Xi'an is the only temple in mainland China to have true relics of Buddha Sykyamuni.
www.achinatravel.com /china-travel/china-shaanxi-xian.asp   (267 words)

 Hotels in Xian - Xian hotel reservations & reviews. Xian travel guide and hotel list. Hotels in Xian
Xian hotels and resorts reservation guide - the definitive guide to Xian accommodation.
The Xian hotels and resorts guide provides a brief summary, customer ratings and reviews for hotels or resorts.
For detailed hotel information or to reserve a hotel or resort in Xian, please select a hotel or resort and let asiahotels.com be your Xian travel agent.
www.asiahotels.com /hl/Xian-China.asp   (351 words)

 Xian travel guide - Wikitravel
Xian (西安 Xī'ān), or officially, Xi'an, pronounced roughly she-ahn, is an historic city in Shaanxi Province, China.
Xi'an, capital of Shaanxi Province, with a 3,000-year history, was known as Chang'an in ancient times.
It's hard to believe that before the lifes of Christ, Mohammad, and Siddhartha, Xi'an was a world class city and already influencing the world outside of The Great Wall of China.
wikitravel.org /en/Xian   (2942 words)

 Xian Transportation Guide
Xian is situated at the geographical center of China, the starting point of the ancient Silk Road and the key to the development of West China called for by the central government.
As the transportation hub of the region, Xian has formed an all-round network of air flights, railways and highways.
Longhai Railway, part of the Euro-Asia Continent Bridge, passes through Xian; Xian-Yan'an Railway links the ancient capital to the Chinese revolutionary cradle Yan'an, which will eventually connect to Shenyan Railway and Baoshen Railway with a section under construction which links to the terminus at Baotou, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region.
www.yourrooms.com /china_hotels/xian/transportation.htm   (439 words)

 Xian Travel Guide: Xian Tours, Xian Hotels, Xi'an History, Xi'an Tour, Climate, Travel Tips
Xian, one of the four ancient civilized capital cities in the world, is synonymous with Athens, Rome and Cairo.
Last Update : 2/5/2007 7:04:27 PM Xian, the capital of Shaanxi Province, is situated in the middle part of the Yellow River drainage area - Guanzhong Plain (also called Weihe Plain), the largest branch of Yellow River, Weihe River to the north and the vertical division of China, Qinling Mountain to the south.
Xian had lived through its extremely peak time during the powerful dynasties of Zhou (11th Century BC-221 BC), Qin (221 BC-206 BC), Han (206 BC-220 AD) and Tang (618-907).
www.warriortours.com /cityguides/xian/index.htm   (617 words)

 Xian | Encyclopedia of Religion
Xian who had lived several centuries became a standard trope in hagiographies, as were the capacity to foresee the future, ubiquity, and "ascension to the heavens in broad daylight."
Classifications aside, what the titles of their texts confirm is that xian and zhen, immortals and gods, were not hermetically sealed categories.
Xian, insofar as they do constitute a distinct type of divine entity, should probably be distinguished from zuxian, or ancestors: both once lived on earth, and both continue to interact with humans after their death (both are also referred to as shen, "gods").
www.bookrags.com /research/xian-eorl-14   (980 words)

 Alcoa: Worldwide: Markets: Aerospace: News: Alcoa Extends its Global Supplier Relationship with Xian Aircraft of China
Alcoa has been a long term supplier of aluminum sheet and plate to Xian as well as aerospace fasteners.
XAC is a current supplier of aircraft components in support of the Boeing Commercial Airplane Group.
Xian Aircraft Company (XAC) is the largest aircraft manufacturer in China.
www.alcoa.com /aerospace/en/news/releases/xian.asp   (395 words)

 Xian Hotels: Find and Compare Hotel Room Rates for Xian Hotels   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Xi'an Diamond International Hotel is situated in the heart of commercial and shopping center of the city, beside the Xi'an Train Station.
Xi'an Tang Cheng Hotel Shanxi is a 4-star member hotel of World Travelers Network, which is built by sets accommodation, catering, entertainment, shopping for an integrated tourism business hotel.
Xi*an Hason Hotel is the finest international 4 Stars Hotel in Xi*an.This Hotel is located in South of downtown, The hotel, an imposing sky-scraper, offers 133 elegantly decorated guestrooms, includ
www.kayak.com /h/destinations/info/CN/Xian   (762 words)

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