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Xi'an

The Terracotta Army at Xi'an.

Global

Big days out

Among a wealth of short forays in fascinating places, Traveller picks some of its favourites.

China

Here to eternity

 China, Xian.  Terracotta warriors

In Xi'an, Daniel Rath discovers the power of an army of terracotta warriors crafted for the afterlife.

China

Risen from the ranks

As the terracotta warriors guard the past, Diane Armstrong finds a Xian very much in the present.

China

Long-haul revolution

'The train can go 394.2 kilometres per hour, it's the fastest train in operation in the world,' Zhang Shuguang, head of the transport bureau at the railways ministry.

Steve McKenna takes the rough with the super smooth on a rail epic through the Middle Kingdom.

Travellers Tips

Expert advice

Tripologist: Two cities, Three Gorges

Michael Gebicki In an upcoming trip to China we're looking at travelling by train from Xi'an to Guangzhou. We have two weeks in which to complete the journey between the cities.

Map of Xi'an

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