August 2010 Blog Posts (12)

Xi'an, a modern ancient city (2)

The Huaqing Hot Springs

The Huaqing Hot Springs, located about 35 kilometers east of Xi'an city at the foot of the Lishan Mountain is a must for every visitor to Xi'an. For centuries emperors had come here to bathe and enjoy the scenic beauty, and it has been a favorite spa since the Tang dynasty. Huaqing Hot Springs can be conveniently visited on returning from the Terracotta Army site

The Hot…

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Added by Jacky on August 23, 2010 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Xi'an, a modern ancient city (1)

Xi'an is the capital of Shaanxi Province and also the political, economic and cultural center of the Northwest China.

As one of the six ancient capitals in China, Xi'an served as the seat of 12 imperial capitals for 1,120 years after Chinese society had entered the civilized stage.

Xi'an is also a world-famous tourist city, a treasure house of cultural relics. The remains of past civilizations furnish evidence of every major…

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Added by Jacky on August 23, 2010 at 3:00pm — No Comments

CHINESE BELIEFS ~~~~

In premodern China, the great majority of people held beliefs and observed practices related to death that they learned as members of families and villages, not as members of organized religions. Such beliefs and practices are often subsumed under the umbrella of "Chinese popular religion." Institutional forms of Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism, and other traditions contributed many beliefs and practices to popular religion in its local variants. These…

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Added by Jacky on August 21, 2010 at 3:37pm — No Comments

Tennis / Basketball / Badminton / Judo

Does anyone here in Xi'an do any of the above sports?

Looking for some people to play with, send me a message.

Tennis

Basketball

Badminton

Judo -

David

Added by David Shen on August 20, 2010 at 10:47am — 11 Comments

current issues...

hi there guys,
this site is awesome...
i am enjoying reacting to different topics in forum folder...
hmmm
can I ask one thing?
is it possible for you to post current issues here in Xi'an?
I am not a good student, my chinese is terrible!
I couldn't understand...so I don't know what's going on around me..
or perhaps you could lead me to a good site where I can read hottest issues around xi'an.

thanks...

Added by Cille on August 19, 2010 at 10:15pm — 7 Comments

Xi'an Drum Tower

The Drum Tower of Xi'an (xī ān gǔ lóu 西安鼓楼), located in the heart of Xi'an in Shaanxi province of…

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Added by tracyfan on August 17, 2010 at 5:01pm — 1 Comment

Xi'an Great Mosque 西安大清真寺



The Great Mosque of Xi'an (xī ān dà qīng zhēn sì 西安大清真寺), located near the Drum Tower on 30 Huajue Lane of Xi'an, Shaanxi province, China, is one of the oldest and most renowned mosques in the country.

It was first built in the Tang Dynasty (reign of Emperor Xuanzong, 685-762), and renovated in later periods (especially during the reign of…

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Added by Betty.Chen on August 13, 2010 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment

Park Qin Bars&Pubs 秦文化主题酒吧

Tel:029-87287720

Add:2 West Alley,Shun Cheng , close to the South Gate

Located just inside the South Gate, Park Qin with the unique decoration to the variety of

drink specials, happy hours, and theme parties, it is a fantastic place to enjoy nightlife.

Category: Bars&Pubs

Location: Beilin

Pricing…

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Added by Jacky on August 13, 2010 at 2:00am — 5 Comments

Xi'an Small Wild Goose Pagoda

The Small Wild Goose Pagoda(xiǎo yàn tǎ 小雁塔), 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… Continue

Added by jenny on August 12, 2010 at 3:04pm — No Comments

Have you been to Xi'an The 8th Route Army Memorial?

The 8th Route Army Memorial (Bā lù jūn Xi'an Bàn shì chù Jì niàn guǎn 八路军西安办事处纪念馆) is the former site of… Continue

Added by Andy.Zhong on August 10, 2010 at 4:00pm — 3 Comments

Xi'an Tang Paradise (大唐芙蓉园)

Tang Paradise (Dàtáng Fúróng Yuán 大唐芙蓉园) is a large theme park near the city of Xi'an, in Shaanxi province,… Continue

Added by Ivy.Zhang on August 3, 2010 at 11:11am — 1 Comment

Xi'an Beilin Museum

Xi'an Beilin Museum (bēilín bówùguǎn 碑林博物馆), is a museum for steles and stone sculptures which is located… Continue

Added by XIANTOUR on August 2, 2010 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

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