The ancient cities in China
Your will easily find the tourist information about the ancient cities of thousands of year in China: Xi' An, Luo Yang, Beijing, Hangzhou, etc
Because of the city’s many historical monuments and a plethora of ancient ruins and tombs in the vicinity, tourism has been an important component of the local economy, and the Xi’an region is one of China's most popular tourist destinations.
The city has many important historical sites, and some are ongoing archaeological projects, such as the Mausoleum of Qin Shi Huang and his Terracotta Army. There are several burial mounds, tombs of the Zhou Dynasty kings located in the city. Xi'an also contains some 800 royal mausoleums and tombs from the Han Dynasty, with some of them yielding hundreds of sculpted clay soldiers, and remains of sacrificial temples from the Han era. The city has numerous Tang Dynasty pagodas and is noted for its history museum and its stele forest, which is housed in an 11th-century Confucian temple containing large stone tablets from various dynasties.
Some of the most well-known sites in Xi'an are:
The city is surrounded by a well-preserved City wall of Xi'an which was re-constructed in the 14th century during the early Ming Dynasty and was based on the inner imperial palace of Tang Dynasty.
The Mausoleum of Qin Shi Huang and his Terracotta Army are located 40 km to the east of the city centre, in the city's suburbs.
The Bell Tower and Drum Tower, both are located at the city's central axis.
The city's Muslim quarter, which is home to the Great Mosque of Xi'an.
The Giant Wild Goose Pagoda and Small Wild Goose Pagoda are both spectacular towers and both are well over 1,000 years old and have survived great earthquakes. The former is next to a large square with the largest fountain in Asia which projects water high into the air, rising and falling in time to music during one of the daily performances (usually at noon and soon after sunset). They protected Buddhist writings in the past.
The Stele Forest is famous for its numerous historic inscriptions and stoneworks
The Famen Temple and its towering pagoda located on the city's outskirt
Xi Ming Temple
Wolong Temple at Kaitong lane
Xingjiao Temple at Shaolin Yuan (where Xuanzang's Tomb lies)
Blue Dragon Temple
The Banpo Neolithic village is located on the outskirt of the city proper
The Qianling Mausoleum, one of the many Tang Dynasty era tombs located in Xi'an
The Shaanxi History Museum has a large collection of artifacts both modern and ancient.
Mount Hua is one of the most visited and steepest mountains in the country
Mount Zhongnan (终南山)
Huaqing Hot Springs (華清池), at the foot of Mt. Lishan, have a history of 6,000 years, the adjacent Huaqing Palace has a history of 3,000 years. Ranked among the Hundred Famous Gardens in China, it also has the status as a National Cultural Relic Protection Unit and a National Key Scenic Area.
 Major museumsTerracotta Army Museum
Shaanxi History Museum
Hanyang Tomb Museum, the 1st modern underground museum in China, opened in 2006
Xi'an Museum: October 20, 2006, international council of monuments sites (ICOMOS) international protection centre (IICC) was formally established here
 National parksMount Cuihua, National Geological Park, Xi'an (西安翠华山国家地质公园)
Mount Li National Forest Park, Xi'an (西安骊山国家森林公园)
Mount Zhuque National Forest Park, Xi'an (西安朱雀山国家森林公园)
Mount Zhongnan National Forest Park, Xi'an (西安终南山国家森林公园)
Mount Taibai National Forest Park (太白山国家森林公园)
Mount Wangshun National Forest Park, Xi'an (西安王顺山国家森林公园)
 Other parksXi'an Qujiang Ocean Park
Xi'an City Sports Park
Qinling Mountains National Botanical Garden
Xi'an Qingling Wildlife Park