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A sub-provincial city in the plains, Xi’an is one of the oldest cities of China. It holds a rich tradition within its walls. It is one of the Four Great Capitals of China. Since the 1980s it has significantly regained its position as an essential cultural and economic centre in China. It is considered as one of the 13 emerging megacities in China. Sitting on Guangzhou plain, the city borders the northern foot of the Qin Mountains. It has a humid climate characterised by hot summers and cold, dry winters.
Tip: The city is well-connected via bus and metro. Travel through the town is secure, and taxis are available frequently.
The city is served by the Xi’an Xianyang International Airport (XIY) and is the largest airport in northwestern China. Direct flights from Sydney to Xi’an are few and far between. China Southern operates cheap flights from Sydney to Xi’an. China Eastern, Xiamen, Virgin and Scoot also have frequent flights from Sydney to Xi’an.
Tip: The flight time is upwards of 14 hours. Prepare well for the journey with a beautiful book or playlist for in-flight entertainment.
Xi’an is most famous for the Mausoleum of Qin Shi Huang and his Terracotta Army. Other historical sites to visit are the well-preserved city wall, Bell Tower, Giant Wild Goose and Small Wild Goose Pagoda, the Great Mosque of Xi’an and the Han Yang Ling Museum.
Famous temples include the Xi Ming Temple, Wolong Temple, Xingjiao Temple and the Jianfu Temple. For the nature lovers, Mount Li and Huaqing Hot Springs are a must-do.
The yangrou paomo, flatbread soaked in Lamb Soup, is a very famous dish Xi’anese dish. While you’re there, a visit to the night market will find you amongst some delectable treats like Chinese Hamburger, Liangpi and Biang Biang noodles.
If you’re looking for nightlife, there are plenty of pubs and bars spread across town and give you the latest in Chinese pop. Most clubs have karaoke nights and the area around the Bell Tower is well known for its disco clubs. For some clean family entertainment, head to Big Wild Goose at night for the Fountain and Music show.
The area close to the city centre has a plethora of hotels and stay options for all budgets. You can also choose to stay at luxury hotels close to the Terracotta Warriors or other places of interest for your convenience. Book your Sydney-Xi’an flights with accommodation for great deals and offers. For more information on Sydney to Xi’an flight bookings, use Trip.com’s secure search options to plan your travel.