During lunch, thousands of students and city workers rush out to eateries, and Xian's Muslim Quarter food street bustles. Photos: ImagineChinaDuring lunch, thousands of students and city workers rush out to eateries, and Xian's Muslim Quarter food street bustles. Photos: ImagineChina
During lunch, thousands of students and city workers rush out to eateries, and Xian's Muslim Quarter food street bustles. Photos: ImagineChina

Xian’s ancient roots: tradition underpins city’s frenetic race back to glory

There are many glimpses of the distant past in this former capital as it strives to redefine itself on modern terms

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During lunch, thousands of students and city workers rush out to eateries, and Xian's Muslim Quarter food street bustles. Photos: ImagineChinaDuring lunch, thousands of students and city workers rush out to eateries, and Xian's Muslim Quarter food street bustles. Photos: ImagineChina
During lunch, thousands of students and city workers rush out to eateries, and Xian's Muslim Quarter food street bustles. Photos: ImagineChina
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