Alleys with lots of food stores in the Muslim Quarter of Xi'an. Xian served as China's imperial capital for over ten dynasties. His position at the far end of the Silk Road contributed to the commercial development of this city attracting merchants from all alrededores.Hoy days, Xian is a modern, vibrant city and there are tall buildings, heavy traffic, schools commercial and fast food restaurants ... Besides, Xian is the epicenter of more than 500 universities which is an attraction to companies seeking access to skilled labor. This has contributed to Xian city will become key to the development of western China, an important factor as the growth and progress of the country has been limited, until recently, the cities on the East Coast.