Terracotta Warriors

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Terracotta Warriors

Terracotta Warriors

Terracotta Warriors

Quick facts

  • Name: Terracotta Warriors
  • Location: Xi’an, China
  • Type of attraction: Archaeological
  • Built: 210 BCE
  • Ticket price: From $18

Terracotta Warriors is the unique attraction, located in the Emperor Qinshihuang’s Mausoleum site Museum in Xi’an, China.

Also known as the Terracotta Army, these series of terracotta statues portraying the armies of the first emperor of China, Qin Shi Huang. It is a type of funerary art which was buried with the emperor in the years 210–209 BCE to protect the emperor in his afterlife.

The figures, dating back about the late third century BCE, were discovered by local farmers in Lintong County outside Xi’an, Shaanxi, China, in 1974. They differ in positions and height, based on importance of the person they represent, highest being the generals. The figures include soldiers, horses and chariots.


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Interesting facts about Terracotta Warriors

Here are some interesting facts about this amazing attraction:

  • There are 8,000 statues and each has different face expression.
  • Terracotta Warriors was praised as Eighth Wonder of the world and and became a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1987.
  • The statues were painted in vivid colors, but since they were excavated, color faded.

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