Shaanxi Province Guide

General Introduction to Shaanxi Province

Shaanxi ProvinceShaanxi is located in the center of China. Bordering Inner Mongolia, Shanxi, Henan, Hubei, Sichuan, Gansu and Ningxia, Shaanxi has a total area of 00,000 square kilometres and a total population of 36 million. As one of the most important cradles of ancient Chinese civilization, Shaanxi is rich in historical relics and cultural sites. Dynaties including Zhou, the Qin, the Han, and the Tang established their capitals in Shaanxi province.


Shaanxi Province, with its capital Xian is the 'authentic history museum' of China. Xian is also the political, cultural and economical center of Shaanxi Province.



Best Time to Go to Shaanxi

Shaanxi's climate is different from the North to the south. The north has a semi-arid climate while the south has subtropical and humid climate. Annual average temperature of Shaanxi is between 8C and 16C. Winter is cold while the summer is hot. So the best time to visit Shaanxi is Spring and Autumn.


What to See in Shaanxi Province

If you are a lover of Chinese ancient history and places of interest, then Shaanxi is the place you must see. From the oldest Banpo Village Remains of 6,000 years ago to the City Wall in Tang dynasty, tourists have the chance to experience the longest age in the province. Famous attractions in Shaanxi are Big Wild Goose Pagoda, Museum of Qin Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses, Drum Tower and so on.


Top Ten Cities in Shaanxi Province

Shaanxi has many historical and ancient cities. Xian is the biggest and the capital city of Shaanxi. Other cities are the following:


Yan'an cityYan'an City

Xianyang cityXianyang City

Baoji cityBaoji City

Hanzhong cityHanzhong City

Tongchuan cityTongchuan City

Ankang  cityAnkang City

Shangluo cityShangluo City

Weinan cityWeinan City

Yulin cityYulin City


Shaanxi Travel Tips

1. Shaanxi is rich in historical relics and places of interest.

2.Xian is the capital city of Shaanxi province.

3. Xian was called Chang'an in ancient China.

4. Xian is the capital of many dynasties including Tang Dynasty, Han dynaty.