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Oldest among the Four Great Ancient Capitals of China.

Xi'an marks the starting point of the Silk Route. It is an emerging megapolis of China and is one of the oldest cities in the country.

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Currency in Xi'an

The bills are of the following denominations - 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50 and 100. The units are known as yuan.They are however commonly called kwai.

Shopping in Xi'an

Department stores and malls include - Century Ginwa Shopping Mall,Kai Yuan Shopping Mall. Souveneir stores selling arts and crafts include - Shu Yuan Men, Xi'an Antique Market, Huimin Street and Xi'an Fenghuangchang (site for what is probably the world's finest silk carpets)

Nightlife in Xi'an

The Fountain and Music show as well as the Tang Dynasty Show are things tourists can definitely check out. Besides there are night markets which are quite famous locally. There are also bars and cafes tourists can hang out in at night. Some noteworthy names are - Salsa Club, Xi'an Diwang Club, Charlie's Bar, Ivy Coffee , Fu Bao Ge Teahouse.

History of Xi'an

Xi'an became a major centre of culture and politics in 11th century BC. After much political unrest and changing of hands the next major event in Xi'an was in 1911 when the Qing dynasty was overthrown. The Xi'an incident took place within city walls in 1936 at the time of the Chinese Civil War.

Language of Xi'an

Zhongyuan Mandarin is the official language in Xi'an.

Xi'an Customs

Xi'an has no special customs that need to be observed

Religion of Xi'an

Buddhism, Daoism, Christinaity, Islam and Roman Catholicism.

Daily Budget for Xi'an

Daily budget depends on the kind of food and entertainment tourists indulge in but an average expense of 150 -200 RMB can be expected.

Exchanging Money in Xi'an

One RMB equals 10.01 INR. It is advisable to carry some local currency beforehand.

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What is the best time to visit Xian?

Xi'an mostly has a moderate climate and the average yearly temperature is 13.5 degrees celsius. Although the spring and summer months are the best times to visit, autumn months make for a good visiting time too right upto October.
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What are the places near Xian?

The top places near to Xian are Macau which is 1423 km from Xian, Beijing which is located 905 km from Xian, Shanghai which is located 1221 km from Xian, Shenzhen which is located 1403 km from Xian, Guangzhou which is located 1316 km from Xian

What are the things to do in Xian?

The top things to do in Xian are Terracotta Warriors and Horse Museum, Xian City Wall, Bell and Drum Towers, Forest of Stone Steles , Hanyang Tombs, Shaanxi Provincial History Musuem. You can see all the places to visit in Xian here

What are the top hotels in Xian?

There are 762 in Xian which can be booked through Holidify. The most popular hotels in Xian are Hanting Hotel (Xi'an North Street Crossing), Hanting Hotel Xi'an 1st Gaoxin Road Branch, Hanting Express Xi'an Hanguang Gate Branch, 7Days Premium Xi'an Xiaozhai Metro Station Jinsha, Elyse Apartment, Runjia Apartment Hotel. You can see all the hotels in Xian here

What is the local food in Xian?

Must try dishes at Xi'an are - Flatbread in Mutton soup at Tongshengxiang Reaturant, Kabob at Gaojia Kaorou, Xi'an meat burger at WangKui Lazhi Roujiamo, cold noodles, Soupy dumpling at Jiasan Guantangbao
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