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Shaanxi Introduction

Shaanxi, an inland province in China, is also called "Qin or “Shaan for short. It is o­ne of the places where Chinese culture originated. Beishan Mountain and the Qinling Range stand as two boundaries that divide the province into three natural areas -- the Loess Plateau in northern Shaanxi, Guangzhong Plain, and the Qinba Hillyland. Plateau and hilly land make up most of the province's area. Shaanxi has a continental climate with distinctive four seasons. The months from March to November are the best tourist season. Shaanxi Province boasts an area of 205,600 square kilometers and a population of 36 million people. The city of Van is the capital. Shaanxi Province has a time-honored history and a well-developed culture. It was the starting point of the Silk Road that extended from Asia to Europe and played an important role in cultural interflow between the East and West in ancient times. Beginning in the 11th ..

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  • The Qian Tomb

    The Qian Tomb

    The Tang Dynasty (618-907) is a truly fascinating period of Chinese history, not o­nly for its high culture but also the personalities that left their mark o­n the epoch. Not le..

  • Xi'an Huaqing Pool,Huaqing Chi

    Xi'an Huaqing Pool,Huaqing Chi

    Situated at the bottom of Lishan Hills, the Huaqing pool is a well-known scenic spot and the location of hot springs. Being a villa palace and resort for emperors and kings in anceint ..

  • Xi'an Forest of Steles

    Xi'an Forest of Steles

    Once the Temple of Confucius, the Forest of Steles at Sanxuejie Street nearby the South Gate in Xi’an was originally built in Northern Song dynasty (1090 A.D.) when a large Confucian co..

  • Huanggui Persimmon Cake
  • Swan Lake

    Swan Lake

    Swan Lake is located in Yudos Basin,which is about 2400 meters above sea level,surrounded by Snow covered Mountains o­n all sides.The Basin is somewhat flat about 1000 sq km of lakes ..

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