in Shaanxi, China
- Silk Roads: the Routes Network of Chang'an-Tianshan Corridor (Unesco heritage, 5 mi)
- Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor (Unesco heritage, 13 mi)
- 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: 05:31 AM (Sunday)
- Timezone: Asia/Shanghai
- UTC/GMT offset: 8 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:57 am and 5:59 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -34.266 and -71.076 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- Comunidad Puren
- This place on Wikipedia
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Safety Score: 3,9 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to China.
Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning China. Last Update: 2021-06-16 08:28:49
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 05:31 AM (Sunday). 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.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 15°C / 60 °F
|Morning Temperature||10°C / 51 °F|
|Evening Temperature||14°C / 58 °F|
|Night Temperature||12°C / 54 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1024 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Gentle Breeze with 6 km/h (3 mph) from South-West|
|Cloud Conditions||Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky|
|General Conditions||Overcast clouds|
Sunday, 24th of October 2021
16°C (62 °F)
15°C (58 °F)
Scattered clouds, light breeze.
Monday, 25th of October 2021
17°C (62 °F)
15°C (60 °F)
Overcast clouds, light breeze.
Tuesday, 26th of October 2021
11°C (53 °F)
12°C (53 °F)
Moderate rain, moderate breeze, overcast clouds.
Hotels and Places to Stay
Xian Eastern House Boutique Hotel
Xi'an Grand Goodworld Hotel
West Capital International
Xi'an Purple Mountain Hotel
Grand Dynasty Culture Hotel Grand New World Hotel
Xi'an Youth Holiday Hotel Fengqing Road
Xi'an Jingdun Hotel
Zhonggulou Hotel Xi'an
Videos from this area
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Short visit of Xi’an / Visite de Xi’an (Shaanxi - China)
(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. One of the oldest cities in China, with more...
Xi'an: Opportunities for UK Businesses
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
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...
China Terrakotta Armee Mausoleum Qin Shihuangdis Qín Shǐhuángdìs Xi'an Xian 西安
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)
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
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Chine05 — Xi'an (jour 1)
Description (in French) : http://jpmartel.wordpress.com/2010/06/09/chine-05-%E2%80%93-premiere-journee-a-xian/
Chine07 — De Xi'an à Yichang
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
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