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From September 22nd to September 24th, the Mid-Autumn Festival will be closed for 3 days;

From October 1st to 7th, the National Day holiday is 7 days;

January 1, 1 day off on New Year’s Day;

From January 7th to 18th, the semester will be suspended for examinations;

From January 19th to February 22nd, the winter vacation is 5 weeks, the Spring Festival on February 5th, and the Lantern Festival on February 19th;

April 5, 1 day off for Ching Ming Festival;

April 27-28, the school sports meeting;

On May 1, 1 day off on International Labor Day;

May 6-10, graduates will be suspended for examinations;

On June 7, the Dragon Boat Festival will take a day off;

From July 1st to 12th, the school year will be suspended for examinations;

July 13th-August 30th, 7 weeks of summer vacation.


Xi'an weekend short-term trip

1. Terracotta Warriors

Terracotta Warriors, namely Qin Shihuang Terracotta Warriors and Horses, also referred to as Qin Terracotta Warriors and Horses or Qin Warriors, Terracotta Warriors and Horses are burial objects in the shape of terracotta horses (chariots, horses, soldiers). In March 1974, the terracotta warriors and horses were discovered. In 1987, it was approved by UNESCO to be included in the "World Heritage List" and was hailed as the "Eighth Wonder of the World". More than 200 foreign heads of state and government leaders visited. , Has become a golden business card of the glorious civilization of ancient China and is known as one of the ten rare treasures of ancient tombs in the world.

 

2. Huaqing Pool

Huaqing Pool, also known as Huaqing Palace, includes the former Lishan National Forest Park and is known as the Four Royal Gardens in China along with the Summer Palace, Old Summer Palace, and Chengde Mountain Resort. Huaqing Palace, 30 kilometers west of Xi'an, south of Lishan, north of Weishui, adjacent to the "Eighth Wonder of the World" Terracotta Warriors and Horses.

Route:

Walk from the Yanta campus of Xi’an International Studies University to the University of Political Science and Law Station, and take the 603 bus to the railway station;

Walk 400 meters to the east and transfer to No. 915;

If you want to go to Huaqing Pool, you can get off at the Air Force Sanatorium Station and walk southeastward after getting off the bus;

To go to the Terracotta Warriors and Horses, take the bus to the Terracotta Warriors and Horses Station.

 

3. Tang Paradise

Datang Furong Garden is located in Qujiang Development Zone, south of Xi'an City, Shaanxi Province, on the southeast side of Dayan Pagoda. It was rebuilt in the style of the Tang Dynasty royal garden to the north of the original Tang Dynasty Furong Garden site. It is the first full-scale display in China. The large-scale royal garden-style cultural theme park in the style of the prosperous Tang Dynasty is China's largest imitation of the Tang Dynasty royal building complex.



Route:

Walk from the North Gate of the Yanta Campus of Xi’an International Studies University to the University of Political Science and Law Station;

Take bus 44 to Datang Furong Garden (Ximen Station).

 

4. Shaanxi History Museum

The first large-scale modern national museum in China, the collection of cultural relics ranges from simple stone tools used in the initial stage of ancient humans to various artifacts in social life before 1840, spanning more than one million years. The cultural relics are not only large in number and complete in types but also high in taste and wide in value. The appearance of the Shaanxi History Museum building deliberately highlights the style of the prosperous Tang Dynasty. Since ancient times, Chang'an has been the capital of emperors. In history, thirteen feudal dynasties, including Zhou, Qin, Han, Sui, and Tang, have built their capitals here. It has a wealth of underground and cultural relics. The unique historical and cultural features of Shaanxi.

Route:

Depart from the north gate of the Yanta campus of Xi’an International Studies University and walk to the University of Political Science and Law Station;

Take bus No. 19 and get off at Cuihua Road•Xiaozhai East Intersection Station, and you will arrive at the Shaanxi History Museum.



5. Xi'an City Wall

Xi’an City Wall, also known as Xi’an Ming City Wall, is the largest and best-preserved ancient city wall in China. There are four main gates of Xi'an City Wall: Changle Gate (East Gate), Yongning Gate (South Gate), Anding Gate (West Gate), and Anyuan Gate (North Gate). These four gates are also the original gates of the ancient city wall. Since the Republic of China, many new gates have been opened to facilitate access to the ancient city. So far, there are 18 gates in the city wall of Xi'an.

Route:

From the Yanta campus of Xi’an International Studies University, walk to the University of Political Science and Law Station;

Take bus No. 19, get off at Nanmen Station, and walk to Yongningmen Square to buy tickets.



6. Big Wild Goose Pagoda

The Big Wild Goose Pagoda is located in the Great Ci'en Temple, also known as the "Pagoda of Ci'en Temple". The Big Wild Goose Pagoda is the earliest and largest existing brick tower of the Tang Dynasty square pavilion. It is typical material evidence that the pagoda, an ancient Indian Buddhist temple, was introduced into the Central Plains with Buddhism and integrated into the Chinese culture. A crystalline landmark building.

Route:

Walk from the North Gate of Yanta Campus of Xi’an International Studies University to the University of Political Science and Law Station;

Take No. 527/408/19 to Dayan Pagoda South Square Station.

 

Long-term trips to other provinces

1. Beijing

Famous attractions: Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square, Temple of Heaven, Old Summer Palace, Juyongguan Great Wall, Badaling Great Wall, Summer Palace, Capital Museum, Shichahai Hu, etc.

Transportation and time-consuming:

The one-way flight takes about 2 hours, and the ticket price is about 350-1500;

The one-way trip by high-speed rail takes about 6 hours, and the ticket price is about 500 yuan;

The one-way train takes about 13 hours, and the ticket price is about 150-400 yuan.

 

2. Shanghai

Famous attractions: Oriental Pearl Tower, Disney, The Bund, People's Square, Chongming Island, etc.;

Transportation and time-consuming:

The one-way flight takes about 2.5 hours, and the ticket price is about 400-1400 yuan;

High-speed rail takes about 7.5 hours one-way, and the ticket price is about 650-2100 yuan;

The one-way train takes about 19 hours, and the ticket price is about RMB 180-500.

 

3. Guangzhou

Famous attractions: Canton Tower, Shamian, Shangxiajiu, Chen Clan Ancestral Hall

Transportation and time-consuming:

The one-way flight takes about 3 hours, and the ticket price is about 800-1150 yuan;

High-speed rail takes about 9 hours one-way, and the ticket price is 800-2500 yuan;

The one-way train takes about 28 hours, and the ticket price is 224-741 yuan.

International students can travel abroad in their spare time

When traveling, you must bring your passport and keep your documents and valuables. It is recommended to keep 2 copies of important documents (such as a passport).

You must choose an area in China that is open to foreigners as a place to travel. Without permission, it is not allowed to enter areas and places that are not open to foreigners. For scientific research or academic needs, special approval is required before entering the unopened area. Violation of the above regulations will be punished by the public security organs by the relevant provisions of the "Law of the People's Republic of China on the Administration of Foreigners."

Travel can only be carried out on weekends, holidays, winter and summer vacations. You cannot take time off to travel during the study period.

For information about tourism, you can go to the website of China National Tourism Administration: www.cnta.com

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