The 7th Global Conference on Materials Science and Engineering
Tourism in Xi'an

Itinerary: Nov. 4th, 2018 (8:00-17:00)

Conference HotelShaanxi History MuseumTerracotta ArmyConference Hotel


Shaanxi History Museum(陕西历史博物馆)

      

Shaanxi History Museum, known as "ancient capital pearl, Chinese treasure house", and one of the first confirmed China "4 A" class tourist attractions, is an artistic hall which displays Shaanxi history, culture and Chinese ancient civilization. It is located in the northwest of the Xi’an Wild Goose Pagoda. Shaanxi History Museum is China’s first large-scale modern national museum; it marks that China’s museum career has entered into a new development mileage. The Museum has the style of Tang dynasty buildings of "central palace hall with four worship houses around" with orderly, harmonious, vigorous and grave construction, melting the national tradition, local characteristics and the spirit of time into an organic whole. Its collection of cultural relics reaches 370,000, dating from the simple stone that human used at the initial stage in ancient times down to all kinds implements in social life before 1840; the time span covers more than one million years. The cultural relics are rich in number and types and have high grade and wide value, among which Shang bronze is exquisite; terracotta figurines of past dynasties are of varied types and postures; gold and silver ware of Han and Tang Dynasty is unique across the country; wall paintings of Tang tomb have no equals in this world. It is called a collection of variety of boutiques carnival.

Terracotta Army (兵马俑)

      

Terracotta Army, also namely Terracotta Warriors and Horses, is known as the Eighth Wonder of the World. It is a super large collection of life-size terra cotta sculptures in battle formations, reproducing the mega imperial guard troops of Emperor Qin Shi Huang (259 - 210BC), the first emperor of the first unified dynasty of Imperial China. The great archeological excavation of Qin (221BC-206BC) Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses unfolded a strong army of altogether 7,000 life-size pottery soldiers, horses, chariots and weapons arranged in battle formations symbolically, guarding the tomb of Emperor Qin Shi Huang. Being the most significant archeological excavations of the 20th century and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Terracotta Army is no doubt a must-see for every visitor to Xi'an.
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