Consider these half day options:
- Terracotta Warriors
- Wild Goose Pagoda and Provincial Museum (nearby)
- City Walls and Muslim Quarter (including Grand Mosque)
You could then think about a side trip to luoyang by fast train or to Hua Shan (Flower Mountain) depending upon your interests.
For more ideas check out: http://china-journeys.com/Xi%27an_Prefecture.php over 5 years ago
Terra cotta "warriors" are a useful visit just so long as you understand they are not (laughing) something the first emperor had created to accompany him into "heaven." The first emperor was an atheist. Here's what that display is all about:• http://tinyurl.com/897kb6p over 5 years ago