Xi’an – Essentials

Xi’an, once called Chang’an, is the capital of Shaanxi province, and the largest central city in northwest China.

No matter whether you arrive in Xi’an by air, train, or high-speed rail, the convenient and extensive Xi’an Metro lines allow you to travel around in Xi’an and visit most of the scenic spots at ease. Xi’an Metro cares greatly about travelers’ needs, so they offer one-day passes and three-day passes so that visitors can travel conveniently and happily in Xi’an.

Xi’an has four distinct seasons. The best seasons to visit Xi’an are spring and fall. Spring time in Xi’an is warm and dry, featuring blossoming flowers and delightful scenery. In the invigorating fall, the whole city of Xi’an is dressed in gold. When accompanied with fresh autumnal rain, a strong artistic atmosphere is felt. The highest temperatures in summer can reach 40 degrees, so precautions should be taken in order to prevent sunstroke and sunburn. The winter in Xi’an is bitterly cold, so keeping warm is the key priority in winter.

Currency: Renminbi
Voltage and Frequency: 220 V, 50 Hz
Emergency Services 24-Hour Hotline: 120 or 110
Police Hotline: 110 or 12110 (SMS) (24-hour reply)