Xi'an
in Shaanxi, China

How to get there and get around
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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: 12:28 AM (Saturday)
Timezone: Asia/Shanghai
UTC/GMT offset: 8 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:41 am and 7:58 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-34.266 and -71.076 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Comunidad Puren
References
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Current travel safety evaluation for China in Eastern Asia

Safety Score: 4,1 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: 2020-07-10 07:22:48

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 12:28 AM (Saturday). 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: 25°C / 78 °F

Morning Temperature 25°C / 78 °F
Evening Temperature 25°C / 78 °F
Night Temperature 26°C / 80 °F
Chance of rainfall 2%
Air Humidity 94%
Air Pressure 1003 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 6 km/h (4 mph) from South-East
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 90% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Saturday, 11th of July 2020

21°C (70 °F)
20°C (68 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Sunday, 12th of July 2020

24°C (75 °F)
24°C (75 °F)
Overcast clouds, calm.

Monday, 13th of July 2020

28°C (82 °F)
28°C (82 °F)
Overcast clouds, light breeze.

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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