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About Lantian

Lantian is situated in Shaanxi province on the northern side of the Qin Mountains, close to the provincial capital Xi'an. In ancient times it was renowned for its jade. The fossilized remains of a Homo erectus skull were found here, which provided valuable evidence for research into human evolution. The Chinese film White Deer Plain (based on the eponymous novel) was also filmed here. Tourists can visit the filming location and learn about the area's history. Other popular attractions include Tangyu Bishuiwam Hot Spring Resort and a memorial to the Han dynasty poet and musician Cai Yan.

Popular Attractions in Lantian

Bailuyuan Film City
4.6/5
350 Reviews
Film Studio
Bailuyuan Film and Television City is a large city built on the blueprint of the noval "Bailuyuan" (White Deer Plain) written by famous writer Chen Zhongshi. In Bailuyuan Film and Television City, visitors can learn about the authentic architecture, history and culture of Shaanxi. Visitors can also enjoy a variety of performances including "Two Tigers Keeping Changan" and "Guanzhong Earthquake". In the City, many shooting sites of films and TV series were preserved to present a vivid demonstration of historical events happened in Shaanxi.
Emperor Qinshihuang's Mausoleum Site Museum
4.6/5
56,961 Reviews
Museum
The Museum of Qin Terracotta Warriors and Horses, also known as the Terracotta Army, is located about 1.5 kilometers east of the Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor and forms part of the extensive necropolis. There were more than a thousand terracotta soldiers unearthed here, each with a different facial expression. Standing before the massive underground army, you will feel the extraordinary might of the Qin Emperor that enabled him to unify six warring states two thousand years ago. The Qin Emperor Ying Zheng began building the mausoleum for himself at the age of 13. Nearly 720000 men and 38 years were required to complete this vast project.
Huaqing Pool
4.4/5
12,351 Reviews
Historical Site
Spring
The Huaqing Palace on the outskirts of Xi'an has been a hot spring bathing resort since ancient times and was also where the Xi'an Incident took place. During Emperor Xuanzong's reign in Tang Dynasty, it was a bathing place for the royal family and court ministers. Now, you can visit the royal pools of Tang Xuanzong and Yang Guifei, named Lotus Pool and Haitang Pool respectively. In 1936, the Xi'an Incident took place and changed China's destiny. In the southern part of the scenic spot, the “five halls” of Chiang Kai-shek’s old residential site were preserved intact, and the bullet marks of the fierce battle are still left on the walls.
"The Song of Everlasting Sorrow"
4.7/5
9,403 Reviews
"Song of Everlasting Sorrow" is a historical drama adapted from the poem of the famous Tang Dynasty poet Bai Juyi. The drama describes the love story between Emperor Tang Xuanzong and his concubine Yang Guifei during the Tang Dynasty. The performance venue is in Huaqing Palace, a famous scenic spot in Xi’an, and the famous Mount Lishan serves as the background of the performance. By means of mountain and river scenes, classic music and dance, narrative poem, high-tech lighting, acoustics and special effects, "Song of Everlasting Sorrow" gives the audience a chance to travel back in time to appreciate the love that happened at the foot of Lishan Mountain and the bank of Huaqing pool 1000 years ago, and experience the culture of the flourishing Tang Dynasty.

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