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“Not ancient, but beautiful”
Review of Huaqing Palace

Huaqing Palace
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Huaqing Palace and Hot Springs
Ranked #14 of 335 things to do in Xi'an
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Huaqing Palace, also known as the Huaqing Hot spring or Huaqing Pool, is located in Lintong District, Xi'an city. It takes only 10 minutes from terra cotta warriors to Huaqing Palace by tourist bus 306. The mystery and scarce hot spring, which can cure diseases, attracted many emperors to build palaces here, Huaqing Palace is one the greatest among them. The design of kinds of hot spring pools represented the simple and original world view of ancient people. Now travelers can not only visit the museum of imperial hot spring pool, the historical site of Xi'an Incident but also can climb Moutain Li and furthermore explore the Chinese earliest military observation tower. Suggestion: Before visiting Huaqing Palace, please email to heyiming@hqc.cn, we will send the tour package, which includes: the map, recommended routes and the book about the social organism. Access our official website and homepage on Facebook, you can find more information.
Useful Information: Stairs / lift, Activities for older children, Food available for purchase, Lockers / storage, Bathroom facilities, Wheelchair access, Activities for young children
Reviewed 13 July 2014

Most of the site was rebuilt, but it is still beautiful. The love story was beautiful. We did not see the evening show.

1  Thank Wilma Y
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Reviewed 11 July 2014

I have stayed here twice now , and will definitely be back. The first trip was 2012 , and there was a lot of construction going on right outside our room , literally all night long making it very hard to sleep , but returned a year later and it was stunning ! The room we had included entry to the hot springs , and they were magnificent , everything from milk & rose water , lemon water , coffee water and even one full of the little fish that eat the dead skin (if your brave enough- I got my legs in but couldn't do the whole body) English is not very well spoken and luckily I had a chinese friend who was only a phone call away to help me out , but even though they spoke very little English , they really made an effort to communicate ! love love love this place !

1  Thank shannettesolomon
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Reviewed 28 June 2014

the gardens are lovely with pagoda's and waterfalls. When we visited in the spring it was full of flowers and very green. it was not crowded and peaceful.

Thank sacarajane
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Reviewed 24 May 2014

The springs were once used by three kings and the famous concubine called "Yangguifei" in the dynasty of Tang. The used springs water would then flow into a pool where the chefs and servants of kings could "enjoy" the luxury of springs like their kings.

One interesting thing about Yangguifei is that she was the love of the king's life although she was overweight and had bromhidrosis. I suppose beauty is the eye of the beholder.

If you are in Xian, it is worth paying a visit to it.

Thank Karmaexplorer
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Reviewed 21 May 2014 via mobile

I was here on a short visit after seeing the warriors, I had no expectations to this place but wow I got a surprise! It's so beautiful surroundings and the mountains! Wished I could have stay way longer!

2  Thank Carenshoej
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