In this episode of trip tips Jonny will lead you to visit to Xi'an Shaanxi. It is the significant and historical province located in the very center of whole country and has rich history and culture. Xi'an is one of the important city of Shaanxi which is known as the eastern terminus of the Silk Road long before. The pre-planned routes will be given to you such as terracotta warriors, Huaqing Hot Spring, Drum and Bell tower etc.
Xian, located in central-northwest China, records the great changes of the country just like a living history book. Called Chang'an (meaning the eternal city) in ancient times, Xian is one of the birthplaces of the ancient Chinese civilization in the Yellow River Basin area. As the eastern terminal of the Silk Road and the site of the famous Terracotta Warriors of the Qin Dynasty, Xian has won a reputation all over the world. More than 3,000 years of history including over 1,100 years as the capital city of ancient dynasties, have endowed Xian with an amazing historical heritage. Tourists marvel at the numerous historical sites and cultural relics in and around the city.Today Kalide will share his stories with us from Xi'an
As one of China’s ancient capitals, Xi'an had attracted people the world over to its grand historical sites- the most famous of which are the Terracotta Warriors. But as Xi'an gets ready to host next year's international horticultural expo the local government hopes the city will also emerge as an ecological wonderland.
BON’s Kelda Yuen has more on the city's progress in transforming itself into one of China's more environmentally friendly cities.