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The famous Dayanta Pagoda, also known as the Giant Wild Goose Pagoda, is esteemed as the symbol of the ancient capital city, Xi'an, which dates back more than 1,300 years to a time when Buddhism was flourishing in China. The seven-story pagoda is 64.5 meters high and is built of rammed earth. [Photo/VCG]
Initially built in the year 582 during the Sui Dynasty (581-618), and after reconstruction and expansion projects in the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), the ancient city wall of Xi'an is a highlight for all visitors to the city. [Photo/VCG]
Today's Tang Paradise, built on its original site dating back to the Sui Dynasty, is the first large imperial garden-like cultural theme park to fully display the high Tang period (618-907) in China. [Photo/VCG]
The Emperor Qin Shi Huang's Mausoleum Site Museum, one of China's most valuable archeological treasures, pays tribute to the first emperor of a united China. His famous army of Terracotta Warriors from the 3rd century BC was unearthed in 1974. [Photo/VCG]
To function as an emergency alarm and time-telling device, the Bell Tower is built in 1384, the 17th year of the Hongwu reign (1368-1398) of the Ming Dynasty, and is a major cultural landmark building in Xi'an. [Photo/VCG]
Taibai Mountain in the northern Qinling Mountains, Shaanxi province, is the highest peak of the Qinling Mountains, towering 3,750 meters tall. [Photo/IC]
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