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Hsi-an Destination Guide

Discover Hsi-an in China

Hsi-an in the region of Shaanxi with its 3,225,812 habitants is a town located in China - some 567 mi or ( 912 km ) South-West of Beijing , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Hsi-an

Local time in Hsi-an is now 06:33 AM (Sunday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Chongqing " with a UTC offset of 8 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Yuxia, Yaodian, Yanliang, Xianyang, and Xiangfan. When in this area, you might want to check out Yuxia . We found some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Hsi-an ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

Sanda- Hardcore in Xian

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Kickin' it Sanda style at Zhao Chang Jun Wushu Xue Yuan. Rough and Tough! ..

Xi'an, China, 2009

4:17 min by maxbuc
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Some footage I shot in Xi'an in December 2009. ..


Tang Dynasty

2:06 min by MadMonarchist
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The Tang dynasty ruled China from 618 to 907 AD, reigning from the city of Xi'an, which became the largest city in the world at that time. It surpassed the Han dynasty in territorial expansion and bro ..

China - Xi´an

6:30 min by Libor Novotný
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Xi´an (Si´an), China ..


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Interesting facts about this location

Great Mosque of Xi'an

The Great Mosque of Xi'an, located near the Drum Tower (Gu Lou) on 30 Huajue Lane of Xi'an, Shaanxi province, China.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 34.26 108.94 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Xi'an, Islam in China, Mosques in China, Religious organizations established in the 8th century

Xi'an Incident

The Xi'an Incident of December 1936 was an important turning point in Chinese modern history, took place in the city of Xi'an during the Chinese Civil War between the ruling Kuomintang (KMT) and the insurgent Chinese Communist Party and just before the Second Sino-Japanese War.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 34.27 108.93 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: 1936 in China, Chinese Civil War, History of Xi'an

Xi'an

Xi'an is the capital of Shaanxi province, and a sub-provincial city in the People's Republic of China. One of the oldest cities in China, with more than 3,100 years of history, the city was known as Chang'an before the Ming Dynasty. Xi'an is one of the Four Great Ancient Capitals of China, having held the position under several of the most important dynasties in Chinese history, including Zhou, Qin, Han, Sui, and Tang.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 34.27 108.93 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: 11th-century BC establishments, 202 BC establishments, Populated places along the Silk Road, Provincial capitals in China, Sub-provincial cities in the People's Republic of China, Xi'an

Drum Tower of Xi'an

The Drum Tower of Xi'an (西安鼓楼), located in the heart of Xi'an in Shaanxi province of China, along with the Bell Tower it is a symbol of the city. Erected in 1380 during the early Ming Dynasty, it stands towering above the city center and offers incredible view of Xi'an. The Drum Tower got its name from the huge drum located within the building. In contrast to the Bell Tower, where bell was stricken at dawn, drum was beat at sunset to indicate the end of the day.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 34.26 108.94 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: 1380s architecture, Buildings and structures in Xi'an, History of Xi'an, Museums in Shaanxi, Musical instrument museums

Bell Tower of Xi'an

The Bell Tower of Xi'an, built in 1384 during the early Ming Dynasty, is a symbol of the city of Xi'an and one of the grandest of its kind in China. The Bell Tower also contains several large bronze-cast bells from the Tang Dynasty. The tower base is square and it covers an area of 1,377 square meters. The tower is a brick and timber structure and close to 40 meters high.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 34.26 108.94 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: 1380s architecture, Bell towers, Buildings and structures completed in 1384, Buildings and structures in Xi'an, History of Xi'an, Towers completed in the 14th century

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Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Hsi-an