Amazing China in 60 Seconds: Shaanxi

orisox.com | Updated: 2022-08-05 10:44
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Shaanxi province in Northwest China is one of the major places of origin for ancient Chinese civilization.

Shaanxi has been an important gateway to China since ancient times. As early as the Western Han Dynasty (206 BC-AD 24), trade routes were opened here between the East and West.

Shaanxi is well-known for Emperor Qinshihuang's Mausoleum, a UNESCO World Heritage site, in its capital city Xi'an. Qinshihuang of the Qin Dynasty (221-206 BC), the first emperor of a unified China, is buried there, guarded by an army of world-famous terracotta warriors.

Other famed tourist destinations include the Qinling Mountains, the Hukou Waterfall and Huashan Mountain.

Amazing China in 60 Seconds is a short-video series covering cultural and scenic hotspots across the country.

Footage provided by the culture and tourism bureau of Shaanxi

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