South America is a continent situated in the Western Hemisphere, mostly in the Southern Hemisphere, with a relatively small portion in the Northern Hemisphere. The continent is also considered a subcontinent of the Americas. It is bordered on the west by the Pacific Ocean and on the north and east by the Atlantic Ocean; North America and the Caribbean Sea lie to the northwest.
South America ranks fourth in area after Asia, Africa, and North America and fifth in population after Asia, Africa, Europe, and North America.
Where are Terra Cotta Warriors located?
The archeological site of Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses is located about 1.5 km or 1 mile east of Emperor Qin Shi Huang's Mausoleum in Lintong, Xi’an, Shaanxi Province. Xi’an, the provincial capital of Shaanxi, is located in the central region of China.
How to get to Terra Cotta Warriors?
Xian has convenient modern transportation
facilities and is quite easy to get around in. Xi'an is about 1200 km to the
Southwest of Beijing. Beijing Capital International Airport is the main
international airport serving Beijing, China. Xi’an is located about 1300 km
from Shanghai. Shanghai Pudong International Airport is the primary
international airport serving Shanghai. Xi'an Xianyang International Airport is
located 40 km northwest of the city centre, in Xianyang.
Where to stay?
Click on the links below to read some great Terra Cotta Warriors travel stories, reviews, and tips shared by other visitors.
Amazing Terracotta Warriors
We visited the Terracotta Warriors site in Xi’an during our China trip in 2011, and it was an amazing experience. We had used Trafalgar Tours, but the …
Terra Cotta Warriors history and construction
Terracotta Warriors Essential Full Day Tour from Xi'an - $91.00
Xi'an is home to the world-famous Terracotta Warriors Army and Horses, one of the most significant archeological excavations of the 20th century. This full-day tour offers you the opportunity to explore the site, where 7,000 of these life-sized figures were constructed to guard Emperor Qin Shihuang's tomb. You?ll also visit the Banpo site (home to artifacts of a Neolithic matriarchal community).
Full-Day Tour of the Terracotta Warriors and Big Wild Goose Pagoda from Xi'an - $63.00
Travel back in time to three different time periods in Xi?an! The Banpo Neolithic Village gives a great background of prehistoric times, while the Terracotta Warriors and Horses display takes you to 210 BC during the time of Qin Shi Huang, the first emperor of China. Discover the Big Wild Goose Pagoda, offering a unique look at architecture from the Tang and Ming dynasties. You?ll also visit an authentic Chinese market and enjoy lunch at a local restaurant. This full-day guided tour delivers a fantastic historical and cultural overview of the province.
Terra Cotta Warriors
History and Construction