PHOTOS Xi'an's subway brings the Tang Dynasty back to life


Xi'an's subway brings the Tang Dynasty back to life


23:20, June 19, 2018

Passengers on Xi’an's subway can now have a glimpse of one of the most prosperous Chinese dynasties. /VCG Photo

The ancient city in Shaanxi Province launched a special train on Monday in a bid to recreate scenes from the Tang Dynasty (618-907), using ancient poems, costumes and art. Xi’an, formerly known as Chang’an, was the capital of the Tang Dynasty and the most populous city in the world at that time. /VCG Photo

Organizers have invited a group of performers dressed in Tang style to present the charm of the golden age of cosmopolitan culture. /VCG Photo

A video featuring the debut posted to Douyin, the leading video-sharing platform in China, has received more than 5 million views. /VCG Photo

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