Initially built in the Sui Dynasty (581-618), the "Tang Paradise" was named "Hibiscus Garden" (Furong yuan) at the time and was also the best-known imperial garden.
Mount Liangshan, beautiful and majestic, is the location of the joint burial of the Gaozong Emperor (r. 649-683) and his wife - China's only female emperor Wu Zetian (r. 690-705).
The Great Temple of Benevolence and Kindness (Da Ci'en si) bears imperial hallmarks.
Known as "The Most Magnificent Palace", Daming Palace is the most renowned palace complex of the Tang Dynasty.
the Xi'an Beilin Museum (Stele Forest Museum) is a treasure trove of calligraphic arts.
Huaqing Palace (Huaqing Hot Spring & Lishan Mountain) scenic spot is located 30 kilometers to the east of Xi’an city, and is adjacent to the Terra Cotta Warriors.