Questions tagged [xian]

Capital of Shaanxi province and former capital of China for over a thousand years. Do not use for other meanings such as most of those listed here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xian_(disambiguation).

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Why does it take longer to fly from London to Xi'an than to Beijing

I'm searching for flight tickets to fly to Xi'an from London. Geographically, Xi'an is closer to London compared to Beijing to London. However, it takes less than 10 hours to fly to Beijing while ...
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Where can I find information about extending a Chinese tourist visa in Xi'an, Shaanxi?

I have extended a tourist visa in China before in Guangzhou, which is a big city with a lot of foreign expats. The building was dedicated to this stuff and the process was exceptionally smooth. It was ...
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Lockers in China [closed]

Is it possible to find lockers in China transport stations? I'm interested in Beijing Xi, Xian, Zhengzhou, Zhangjiajie, Guiyang, Guilin train stations. What about bus stations? What about Beijing ...
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Buy map in Beijing

Need to buy laminated good quality maps of China, Beijing and Xian. I need maps in English. Would you recommend any shops in Beijing and Xian?
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What kind of clothing should I be wearing if I were to hike up Mount Hua in Xi'an during October

I'll be visiting Xi'an on the first week of October this year (2014) and I am planning to hike up Mount Hua. I've read that it's generally cool during October period. Would wearing a sweater be ...
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Sports bars in Xi'an China

Can you give the name of a sports bar or two in Xi'an, China, that would be showing popular international sports games (NBA, EPL, Champions League, Six Nations)? I have searched using Google and ...
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Sichuan food in Xi'an

Can I find Sichuan food in Xi'an, China? As an English speaker, how can I ensure I am getting authentic food on the menu (is there a "omakase" equivalent)? I don't care much for fancy, or touristy, ...
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Buying second-hand winter clothes in northern China

Yesterday I crossed the point in China where the weather changed from "cool enough to put a jumper on a night sometimes" to "You need more layers". And I am continuing further north to Ulan Bator, ...