Xia City Wall
As early as the Zhou Dynasty, it was called the present name of Shaanxi. It belonged to the State of Qin in the spring and autumn and Warring States periods, Guannei and Shannan circuits in the Tang Dynasty, Shaanxi Circuit in the Song Dynasty. Shaanxi was established as a province in the Yuan Dynasty. 13 dynasties had their capital cities in the province, with a total of 73 emperors ruling supreme there.
Dancing Horse from Tang Dynasty
Mausoleum of Emperor Qin Shihuang and Terra-cotta Warriors
Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses
South of Lintong County and 30 kilometers to the east of Xi'an, the Huaqing Palace sits on the northwest slopes of Mount Lishan, where served as a popular site to build temporary palaces by emperors of different dynasties for its hot spring for convalescence. The Huaqing Palace was built in 747, or the sixth year of Tang Tianbao's reign. Emperor Minghuang of the dynasty and the Lady Yang, his favorite concubine, used to stay here for sightseeing and bathing.
Big Wild Goose Pagoda
Bif Wild Goose Pagoda
One of the Five Sacred Mountains in China, Mount Huashan is located on the eastern part of Guanzhong plain and south in Huayin City, and it was known as the Western Sacred Mountain in ancient times. Huashan, true to its reputation as the "most precipitous mountain under heaven", is a cluster of five peaks with Luoyan Peak, the highest peak of 2200 meters above sea level. Covering a total area of 300 square kilometers, the scenic area is dotted with multitudinous tourist spots with their distinctive characteristic, and is a national scenic resort.
Tomb of King Huangdi
King Huangdi, whose first name was Ji and nickname was Xuanyuan, was born in Shouqiu (Qufu City in Shandong Province), and buried on the slopes of Mount Bridge in Huangling County, Yan'an City. He was believed the ancestor of Chinese. The tomb is 3.6 meters high, 48 meters in periphery, with a tablet pavilion in front of it, in which stands the tablet with inscription of "The Dragon's Burial Palace on Mount Bridge". At the foot of the mountain stands the Temple of King Huangdi, Xuanyuan by name, in which grows the cypress tree planted by Emperor Wudi of the Han Dynasty.