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Xi'an hosts events to welcome Canadian tourists with Tang-styled ceremonies

On September 17, 2018, nearly 200 tourists from Canada, journalists from many mainstream media organizations, and representatives from travel agencies went to the Lotus Palace of Tang Dynasty to experience a series of Tang-styled welcoming ceremonies after a Shaanxi tourism promotion meeting. As part of their experience, they also watched an amazing historical dance drama titled "Return to the Great Tang in Dream."

The Canadian tourists also toured such select attractions of Shaanxi as Emperor Qinshihuang's Mausoleum Site Museum, the Forest of Stone Steles Museum, and the Fortifications of Xi'an.

Canada ranks 7th among the major contributor countries of tourists to Shaanxi Province, in 2017, a total of over 1.5 million visits were made between Shaanxi and Canada, with 129,400 originating in Canada, a year-on-year increase of 37.09%.

"This is my first visit to Xi'an. This city gives me a better experience than any other places in China I have visited. I hope that all tourists would come to Shaanxi to have fun."

 "Xi'an is a great city. The Museum of the Terracotta Army and the Forest of Stone Steles Museum have impressed me more than any other place. They have the sort of beauty you have to hold your breath in order to appreciate. The Fortifications of Xi'an is steeped in history and culture. This visit will leave me with fond memories of Xi'an." "The people here are very friendly, warm, and open-minded. They do their best to help us appreciate Shaanxi. We will share everything here with our families and friends so that they will take the first opportunity to visit Shaanxi."

Canadian tourists praise Shaanxi and Xi'an lavishly.