XIĄŻAN is a city with incredible history, as well as a prosperous modern city.As the capital city of Shannxi province, it holds a key position in the fertile plain between the high loess plateau of the north and the Qinling Mountains to the south.
XiĄŻan has been the capital of eleven dynasties for more than 2000 years. Along with Rome and Constantinople, this city played a vital role in bridging the gap between east and west. There are important sites and relics in this city. The Terracotta Army of Qin Emperor, is regarded as the eighth wonder of the world. The Tomb of Yang Yuhuan and Huaqing Pool all date back to Tang Dynasty, the peak of ChinaĄŻs federal period. Famen Temple in XiĄŻan is the only temple in mainland China storing true relics of Buddha Sykyamuni.