Xi'an
in Shaanxi, China

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
34.258 and 108.929 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 34° 15' 29" and E 108° 55' 43"
Currency and Currency Code:
Yuan Renminbi - CNY
Spoken languages:
Chinese, Uighur, Zhuang
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 01:19 PM (Thursday)
Timezone: Asia/Shanghai
UTC/GMT offset: 8 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:29 am and 6:46 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-34.266 and -71.076 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Comunidad Puren
References
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Explore Xi'an

Xi'an in Shaanxi with it's 6,501,190 inhabitants is located in China about 567 mi (or 912 km) south-west of Beijing, the country's capital.

Local time in Xi'an is now 01:19 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named Asia / Shanghai with an UTC offset of 8 hours. We know of 7 airports in the wider vicinity of Xi'an, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in China is Xiguan Airport in a distance of 14 mi (or 22 km), North-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are two Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in China is Silk Roads: the Routes Network of Chang'an-Tianshan Corridor in a distance of 5 mi (or 8 km), North-West. If you need a place to sleep, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Lianhu, Xincheng, Beilin, Weiyang and Weiyanggong. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 14°C / 57 °F

Morning Temperature 16°C / 61 °F
Evening Temperature 14°C / 58 °F
Night Temperature 14°C / 58 °F
Chance of rainfall 6%
Air Humidity 92%
Air Pressure 1022.6 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 4 km/h (3 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Friday, 20th of September 2019

22°C (72 °F)
19°C (66 °F)
Overcast clouds, light breeze.

Saturday, 21st of September 2019

21°C (70 °F)
18°C (64 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Sunday, 22nd of September 2019

21°C (70 °F)
18°C (64 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Xian Eastern House Boutique Hotel

Address
0,7 mi
Fenxiang zhongduan
710001 Xi'an
China

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Xi'an Grand Goodworld Hotel

Address
0,9 mi
No. 108 Lianhu Road, Lianhu District, Xi'an, China
710003 Xi'an
China

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


West Capital International

Address
0,5 mi
135 West Street
710002 Xian
China

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Merlinhod

Address
0,5 mi
No.79 West Avenue
710002 Xian
China

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Xi'an Purple Mountain Hotel

Address
0,7 mi
No.328 Huancheng West Road, Xi'an
710082 Xi'an
China

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Grand Dynasty Culture Hotel Grand New World Hotel

Address
0,7 mi
No.172, Lian Hu Road
710002 Xi'an
China

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 16:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


DYNASTY HOTEL

Address
0,7 mi
55 NORTH OF HUANCHENG WEST ROAD
710082 XIAN
China

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Xi'an Youth Holiday Hotel Fengqing Road

Address
0,7 mi
Yuxiwangcheng Building 10, No39 Fengqing Road
710000 Xi'an
China

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Xi'an Jingdun Hotel

Address
0,9 mi
No. 15 Northwest 3rd Road, Lianhu
Xian
China

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Zhonggulou Hotel Xi'an

Address
0,8 mi
No. 1, Shehui Road,
710003 Xi'an
China

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Short visit of Xi’an / Visite de Xi’an (Shaanxi - China)

Published: September 22, 2014
Length: 11:31 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: valpard

(EN) Xi'an is the capital of Shaanxi province, located in the northwest of the People's Republic of China, in the center of the Guanzhong Plain.[3] One of the oldest cities in China, with more...


Xi'an: Opportunities for UK Businesses

Published: May 29, 2012
Length: 54:50 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: UK Trade & Investment (UKTI)

Xi'an is the capital of Shaanxi Province and is the largest city in northwest China, with a population of around 8 million. It was the capital of ancient China and is home to the world famous...


Muslim Quarter Xi'an, China

Published: February 15, 2014
Length: 29:28 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Ben den Hartog

The Muslim Quarter in Xi'an, China. An area filled with vehicles and stores selling mostly various kinds of food like nuts, dried fruit, meat, bread, snacks, etc. Also in between there are...


Xi'an, China, 2009

Published: March 06, 2010
Length: 29:39 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: maxbuc

Some footage I shot in Xi'an in December 2009.


China Terrakotta Armee Mausoleum Qin Shihuangdis Qín Shǐhuángdìs Xi'an Xian 西安

Published: March 30, 2013
Length: 57:41 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Diedrich Saathoff

Das Mausoleum Qin Shihuangdis ist eine frühchinesische Grabanlage aus dem Jahre ca. 210 v. Chr., welche für den ersten chinesischen Kaiser Qín Shǐhuángdì erbaut wurde The Mausoleum of...


Chine06 — Xi'an (jour 2)

Published: December 06, 2009
Length: 45:38 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Jean-Pierre Martel

Description (in French) : http://jpmartel.wordpress.com/2010/06/10/chine06-%E2%80%94-deuxieme-journee-a-xi%E2%80%99an/


Xi'an, China -- Muslim Quarter Night Food Market

Published: April 28, 2012
Length: 51:56 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: JamesTravelNotebook

Read more about my travels at http://jamestravelnotebook.tumblr.com/


Chine05 — Xi'an (jour 1)

Published: December 22, 2009
Length: 07:43 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Jean-Pierre Martel

Description (in French) : http://jpmartel.wordpress.com/2010/06/09/chine-05-%E2%80%93-premiere-journee-a-xian/


Delicious Muslim street food being prepared in Xi'an, China

Published: July 14, 2012
Length: 36:09 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: andhi3d


Chine07 — De Xi'an à Yichang

Published: December 07, 2009
Length: 34:37 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Jean-Pierre Martel

Description (in French) : http://jpmartel.wordpress.com/2010/06/10/chine07-%E2%80%94-de-xi%E2%80%99an-a-yichang/


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Han Dynasty

The Han Dynasty (206 BC – 220 AD) was an imperial dynasty of China, preceded by the Qin Dynasty (221–207 BC) and succeeded by the Three Kingdoms (220–280 AD). It was founded by the rebel leader Liu Bang, known posthumously as Emperor Gaozu of Han. It was briefly interrupted by the Xin Dynasty (9–23 AD) of the former regent Wang Mang. This interregnum separates the Han into two periods: the Western Han (206 BC – 9 AD) and Eastern Han (25–220 AD).

Located at 34.1558, 108.946 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Former countries in Chinese history, Former empires, Former monarchies of Asia, Han Dynasty, States and territories established in 206 BC, 206 BC establishments, 220 disestablishments

Xi'an

Xi'an is the capital of Shaanxi province, and a sub-provincial city in the People's Republic of China. One of the oldest cities in China, with more than 3,100 years of history, the city was known as Chang'an before the Ming Dynasty. Xi'an is one of the Four Great Ancient Capitals of China, having held the position under several of the most important dynasties in Chinese history, including Zhou, Qin, Han, Sui, and Tang.

Located at 34.2667, 108.933 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Populated places along the Silk Road, Sub-provincial cities in the People's Republic of China, Xi'an, 11th-century BC establishments, 202 BC establishments, Provincial capitals in China

Xi'an Incident

The Xi'an Incident of December 1936 was an important turning point in Chinese modern history, took place in the city of Xi'an during the Chinese Civil War between the ruling Kuomintang (KMT) and the insurgent Chinese Communist Party and just before the Second Sino-Japanese War.

Located at 34.2667, 108.933 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Chinese Civil War, History of Xi'an, 1936 in China

Chang'an

Chang'an  listen is an ancient capital of more than ten dynasties in Chinese history, today known as Xi'an. Chang'an literally means "Perpetual Peace" in Classical Chinese. During the short-lived Xin Dynasty, the city was renamed "Constant Peace"; yet after its fall in AD 23, the old name was restored. By the time of the Ming Dynasty, the name was again changed to Xi'an, meaning "Western Peace", which has remained its name to the present day.

Located at 34.2667, 108.9 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Ancient Chinese capitals, History of Xi'an, Populated places along the Silk Road

Shaanxi History Museum

Shaanxi History Museum, which is located to the northwest of the Giant Wild Goose Pagoda in the ancient city Xi'an, in the Shaanxi province of China, is one of the first huge state museums with modern facilities in China. The museum houses over 300,000 items, including murals, paintings, pottery, coins, as well as bronze, gold, and silver objects. The modern museum was built between 1983 and 2001 and its appearance recalls the architectural style of the Tang Dynasty.

Located at 34.2253, 108.951 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Museums in Xi'an, History of Shaanxi, Buildings and structures completed in 2001, Museums established in 1991, History of Imperial China

Stele Forest

The Stele Forest, or Xi'an Beilin Museum, is a museum for steles and stone sculptures which is located in Xi'an, China. Founded in 1944, it was the principal museum for Shaanxi province on the site of what was formerly an 11th-century Confucius Temple. Then because of the large number of steles, it was officially renamed as the Forest of Stone Steles in 1992.

Located at 34.255, 108.948 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Museums in Shaanxi, Chinese steles, Buildings and structures in Xi'an, Religious museums

Small Wild Goose Pagoda

The Small Wild Goose Pagoda, sometimes Little Wild Goose Pagoda, is one of two significant pagodas in the city of Xi'an, China, the site of the old Han and Tang capital Chang'an. The other notable pagoda is the Giant Wild Goose Pagoda, originally built in 652 and restored in 704. The Small Wild Goose Pagoda was built between 707–709, during the Tang Dynasty under Emperor Zhongzong of Tang (r 705–710). The pagoda stood 45 m (147 ft) until the 1556 Shaanxi earthquake.

Located at 34.2478, 108.938 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Xi'an, Chinese pagodas, 700s architecture, Tang Dynasty art, Chinese architectural history, Tang Dynasty architecture

Great Mosque of Xi'an

The Great Mosque of Xi'an, located near the Drum Tower (Gu Lou) on 30 Huajue Lane of Xi'an, Shaanxi province, China.

Located at 34.2633, 108.936 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Religious organizations established in the 8th century, Mosques in China, Buildings and structures in Xi'an, Islam in China

Xi'an City People's Stadium

Xi'an City People's Stadium is a multi-use stadium in Xi'an, China. It is currently used mostly for football matches. The stadium holds 18,000 people. This stadium was built from 8 October 1952.

Located at 34.2691, 108.954 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in China, Buildings and structures in Xi'an, Sport in Xi'an, Sports venues in Shaanxi

Northwestern Polytechnical University

Northwestern Polytechnical University (also known as NPU) is a public University located in Xi'an, Shaanxi, People's Republic of China. It emphasizes in the education and research in aeronautical, astronautical and marine engineering, and is directed by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of the People's Republic of China. This university holds about 25,000 students and is among the Top 10 Engineering Schools in China.

Located at 34.2413, 108.915 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Universities and colleges in Xi'an

Shaanxi Province Stadium

Shaanxi Province Stadium, also known as Zhuque Stadium, is a multi-use stadium in Xi'an, China. This name is Shaanxi Province Jiaodaruisen Stadium correctly. It is currently used mostly for football matches and athletics events. The stadium has a capacity of 57,000 people. and the stadium have Shaanxi International Exhibition Centre in the east side of this building. The stadium was named Coca-Cola Stadium from 2005 to 2007.

Located at 34.2339, 108.938 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Xi'an, Sports venues in Shaanxi, Football venues in China, Sport in Xi'an

Bell Tower of Xi'an

The Bell Tower of Xi'an, built in 1384 during the early Ming Dynasty, is a symbol of the city of Xi'an and one of the grandest of its kind in China. The Bell Tower also contains several large bronze-cast bells from the Tang Dynasty. The tower base is square and it covers an area of 1,377 square meters. The tower is a brick and timber structure and close to 40 meters high.

Located at 34.261, 108.942 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures completed in 1384, Towers completed in the 14th century, 1380s architecture, History of Xi'an, Buildings and structures in Xi'an, Bell towers

Drum Tower of Xi'an

The Drum Tower of Xi'an (西安鼓楼), located in the heart of Xi'an in Shaanxi province of China, along with the Bell Tower it is a symbol of the city. Erected in 1380 during the early Ming Dynasty, it stands towering above the city center and offers incredible view of Xi'an. The Drum Tower got its name from the huge drum located within the building. In contrast to the Bell Tower, where bell was stricken at dawn, drum was beat at sunset to indicate the end of the day.

Located at 34.2617, 108.939 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
1380s architecture, History of Xi'an, Buildings and structures in Xi'an, Museums in Shaanxi, Musical instrument museums

Lianhu District

Lianhu District is a district of Xi'an, Shaanxi, China.

Located at 34.2025, 108.9 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
County-level divisions of Shaanxi, Districts of Xi'an

Xincheng District, Xi'an

Xincheng District is a district of Xi'an, Shaanxi, China.

Located at 34.2369, 108.954 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
County-level divisions of Shaanxi, Districts of Xi'an

Baqiao District

Baqiao District is a district of Xi'an, Shaanxi, China.

Located at 34.2506, 109.038 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
County-level divisions of Shaanxi, Districts of Xi'an

Beilin District, Xi'an

Beilin District is a district of Xi'an, Shaanxi, China. It is named so after the famous Stele Forest (Beilin, 碑林) museum located there. The well-known Small Wild Goose Pagoda is also located in the district.

Located at 34.1425, 108.858 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
County-level divisions of Shaanxi, Districts of Xi'an

Weiyang District, Xi'an

Weiyang District is a district of Xi'an, Shaanxi, China.

Located at 34.2775, 108.918 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
County-level divisions of Shaanxi, Districts of Xi'an

Yanta District

Yanta District is a district of Xi'an, Shaanxi, China.

Located at 34.1889, 108.918 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
County-level divisions of Shaanxi, Districts of Xi'an

Chang'an District, Xi'an

Chang'an District is a district of Xi'an, Shaanxi, China.

Located at 34.1561, 108.946 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
County-level divisions of Shaanxi, Districts of Xi'an

China Northwest Airlines Flight 2303

China Northwest Airlines Flight 2303 was a domestic flight from Xian to Guangzhou, People's Republic of China. On June 6, 1994, this aircraft, a Tupolev Tu-154M, broke up in-flight and crashed as a result of an autopilot malfunction which caused violent shaking and overstressed the airframe.

Located at 34.2667, 108.9 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airliner accidents and incidents caused by maintenance errors, Airliner accidents and incidents caused by mechanical failure, Aviation accidents and incidents in 1994, Aviation accidents and incidents in China, Accidents and incidents involving the Tupolev Tu-154, China Northwest Airlines accidents and incidents

Epang Palace

Epang Palace in western Xi’an, Shaanxi Province, China, was a palace complex of Qin Shihuang, the first emperor of China. Construction of the palace began in 212 BC. With the excpetion of its front hall, it was never completed according to findings by Chinese archaeologists. Since 1961, the site of the palace is listed as a Major Historical and Cultural Site Protected at the National Level (1-151).

Located at 34.2586, 108.81 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Palaces in China, Qin Dynasty, History of Xi'an, Buildings and structures in Xi'an

Xi'an North Railway Station

The Xi'an North Railway Station is a railway station of Zhengxi Passenger Railway and Xibao Passenger Railway. The station located in Weiyang District of Xi'an City. It is some 10 km north of the city centre and the "old" Xi'an Railway Station. The station has 34 platforms. It is the largest railway station in Northwest China. The station is connected to downtown Xi'an by Line 2 of Xi'an Metro.

Located at 34.3767, 108.935 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Transport in Xi'an, Railway stations opened in 2011

St. Francis Cathedral of Xi'an

St. Francis Cathedral (圣方濟主教座堂(南堂)) is located in Xi'an. It was first constructed in 1716, expanded in 1884, closed in 1966 and reopened in 1980.

Located at 34.2564, 108.933 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Roman Catholic cathedrals in China, Churches in Xi'an

Xi'an Railway Station

Xi'an Railway Station (西安站) is one of the two main railway stations of Xi'an, the capital of China's Shaanxi Province. Located on the Longhai Railway line just north of Xi'an's historical walled city, Xi'an Railway Station had long been the main train station of the Xi'an metropolitan area.

Located at 34.2786, 108.958 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Transport in Xi'an, Railway stations opened in 2011, Railway stations in Shaanxi

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09 Dec
2019

2nd International Conference On Electronics And Communication Engineering (ICECE 2019)
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2019 2nd International Conference On Electronics And Communication Engineering(ICECE 2019)
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The 2nd Int'l Conference On Nanochemistry(ICN 2020)
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