Sofitel Legend People's Grand Hotel Xian

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The five-star Sofitel Legend People’s Grand Hotel Xian is a magnificent French- and Sino-Russian-style building, centrally located inside the city of Xian’s Ming Dynasty walls, near the iconic Drum and Bell towers. This historic setting gives the hotel a special atmosphere and guests will be delighted with outstanding Chinese hospitality throughout their stay. Originally opened as a State Guesthouse in 1953, this hotel will give guests a great sense of the history of the last 13 dynasties. The hotel, only recently reopened, has undergone a magnificent transformation to become the crown jewel of Xian. The Sofitel Legend People’s Grand Hotel Xian is the only Sofitel Legend in China and one of six in the world. The hotel sits in the perfect location for an adventure into the city. Guests can walk to the famed Ming Dynasty Xian City Walls, Muslim Street, and the Great Mosque of Xian. The Terracotta Army tourist site is located just 45 minutes from the hotel and transportation can be arranged by the hotel’s concierge. The Sofitel Legend People’s Grand Hotel Xian offers guests access to China’s ancient history, while maintaining a warm, hospitable, and comfortable luxury atmosphere.

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