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A Tour of Xi'an
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ID: 1430 Intermediate
Take a trip with ChinesePod as we visit one of China's most famous cities: Xi'an! From the Qin Shi Huang's famous Terracotta Warriors to delicious foods found on Xi'an's Muslim food street, this city's got something for everyone. Join us and learn how to get yourself around in Chinese.
Mon Jun 07 2010 | Jenny, John
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Xī\'ān shì Zhōngguó shí sān ge cháodài de shǒudū 。yǐqián jiào Cháng\'ān ！
Xi'an was the capital of 13 Chinese dynasties. In the past, it was called Chang'an.
kàn ，qiánmian jiùshì Qínshǐhuáng bīngmǎyǒng 。
Look, up ahead is Qin Shi Huang's Terracotta Warriors.
wā ，zhēn zhuàngguān ，Qínshǐhuáng kěndìng huā le bùshǎo qián 。
Wow, it really is magnificent. Qin Shi Huang definitely spent a lot of money.
rúguǒ néng dào tā de língmù lǐ kàn kan jiù gèng hǎo le 。zài shùnshǒu ná diǎnr bǎobèi chūlái 。
If we could have a look inside his mausoleum that'd be even better. While we are at it, we could grab a bit of treasure on our way out.
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