Xi’an is the capital of the province of Shaanxi, has an area of 9983 km² and about 7.82 million inhabitants (as of 2010). Xi’an war under the Qin Dynasty the first capital of the imperial China and in the course of 1120 years, again and again, capital of a royal house.
Xi’an War Starting point of the Silk Road and gets a nearly completely preserved City Wall. The city is the seat of the University of Northwest China and the starting point for sightseeing of the Terracotta Warriors.
18 AD The city was moved to the Luoyang. The city was named Xi’an in 1369 by the first Ming Emperor Hongwu, who also sought to move his capital here, but ultimately decided to go to Nanjing.
Luxushotel im traditionelle Gewand – Luxury Hotel in traditional costume, China
Blick über die Altstadt – View over the old town, China
Pagode in der Sonne – Pagoda in the sun, China
Konfuzius – Confuzius, China
Alles für die Kunst der Kalligraphie – Everything for the art of calligraphy, China
Der Glockenturm – The Bell Tower, China
Warten auf Kunden – Waiting for customers, China
Abendliche Beleuchtung am Trommelturm – Evening lighting at the Drum Tower, China
Der Trommelturm – The Drum Tower, China
Die Läufer – The runners, China
Seidenstraßen-Monument – Silk Road Monument, China
Auf dem Markt – At the market, China
Klostergarten – Monastery garden, China
Blick auf den Wächter – View of the guard, China
Farbenfroh und wohlriechend – Colorful and fragrant, China
Leckereien am Straßenrand – Treats on the roadside, China
Im Wohngebiet – In the residential area, China
Dem Verfall überlassen – Left to decay, China