One of China@,@s renowned historical and cultural city, Xuzhou is located in northern Jiangsu Province. Traces of the culture of the Qin and Han dynasties can be found everywhere there, especially the rocks covered with portraits of the Han Dynasty, the terracotta warriors and horses of the Western Han Dynasty, a jade suit sewn with silver thread, and the ruins of an underground city. Xuzhou features such tourist attractions as the terracotta warriors and horses of the Western Han Dynasty, Yunlong Mountain, museums, Yunlong Lake, tombs of the Han Dynasty in Dongshan Mountain, and the Quanshan Mountain Forest Nature Reserve.
The Terracotta Warriors and Horses of the Western Han
Unearthed from seven pits in Shizi Mountain of Xuzhou in 1 984, the clay figures of warriors and horses are another Important archaeological find after those of the Han Dynasty brought to light in Yangjiawan of Xianyang and those found in the mausoleum of the first emperor of the Qin Dynasty in Lintong of Van. Analyses reveal that they were buried underground as funeral objects with a dead king of State Chu.
Universities in Xuzhou