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Travel in Shaanxi
Qujiang Ocean World (曲江海洋世界)
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entrance to the Qujiang Ocean World

Qujiang New District of Xi'an City is located in the south-east, five kilometers from the city center. For Qujiang (qǔ jāng 曲江), the Qujiang Ocean World enriches the tourism items, advances the culture of the city, and impact the blue of the yellow land. It is the continuation and illumination of spirit of Great Tang, and also another explanation to feature of Xi'an culture. "Seawater moistens Chang'an, the Qujiang Ocean World is a largest modernized education base for ocean science and technology in northwestern region, a window for communication between human and nature, and a bridge for people to get a knowledge of ocean, to understand life, to concern nature, and to love life.

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Hukou Waterfall (壶口瀑布)
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hukou waterfall

The Yellow River (huáng hé 黄河) is the mother river of the Chinese nation. In its basin, there is a tourist attraction that visitors should not miss. That is Hukou Waterfall  (hǔ kǒu pù bù 壶口瀑布), a glistening pearl in the middle reaches of the Yellow River. It is located in Yichuan ( yí chuān 宜川) County in Yan'an (yán ān 延安) City, Shaanxi  (shǎn xī 陕西) Province. It is the only magnificent yellow waterfall in the world and the second biggest waterfall in China after Huangguoshu (huáng guǒ shù 黄果树) Waterfall.

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Famen Temple (法门寺)
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FaMen Temple

Famen Temple (法门寺) is a Buddhism Temple located around 120 kilometer west of Xian city. The temple is famous for housing the Buddhist relics of Sakyamuni, the founder of Buddhism.

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Huangdi Mausoleum (黄帝陵)
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Huangdi Mausoleum

Huangdi Mausoleum (黄帝陵), memorial mausoleum of legendary Huangdi, is the most important ancient grave site in China. After many years' development and construction, the mausoleum became not only a mausoleum, but a key point of interest for historical Chinese culture. The main sights in this scenic spot are Huangdi Mausoleum and Xuanyuan Temple. Before visiting this location, one should know about Huangdi in detail.

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Banpo Museum (半坡博物馆)
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Banpo (Bànpō 半坡) is an archaeological site first discovered in 1953 and located in the Yellow River Valley just east of Xi'an, China. It contains the remains of several well organised Neolithic settlements dating from approximately 4500 BCE. It is a large area of sixty square kilometers and surrounded by a ditch, probably a defensive moat, five or six meters wide. The houses were circular, build of mud and wood with overhanging thatched roofs. They sat on low foundations. There appears to be communal burial areas.

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