On a recent trip to China, I experienced accent frustration with a Terracotta Soldier trying to speak Mandarin. I only got a stone-cold look. But, visiting the actual Terracotta Army will leave you speechless!
The Terracotta Army was built for Qin Shi Huang, the first Emperor of China. They were buried with the emperor in 210-209 BCE. Their purpose was to protect the emperor in his afterlife.<-- email this post to a friend!