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Muslim Quarter

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West of Bell Drum Towers Square , Beilin District, Xi'an 710000, China
+86 173 6014 1905
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Reviewed yesterday

We enjoyed exploring the Muslim quarter while in Xi'an. It was interesting to see all the different food that was being sold, especially as we watched them carve some of it right there on the street. There are also a number of places to buy...More

Thank Melinda O
Reviewed 2 days ago

A great place to experience Muslim food in Xian, with such a varieties of food you need a big stomach to taste and experience the food here. Roasted lamb, dumplings, assortment of sweet and desert, fruits such as pomegranate, persimmon, grapes plus many many local...More

Thank sunnylooi55
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This area is quintessential Xian. An old and bustling street with all sorts of Muslim/ Asian cuisine. Be mindful of you personal possessions as pick pockets are a plenty.

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My favorite shopping experience in China. The area is a nice, large street and side streets closed off to traffic. You can walk freely and browse. I had no high pressure sales. I was able to purchase 5 terra-cotta Warriors for under $15, same set...More

Thank Lydia S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A great bustling street with food, shops, souvenirs and more. We really enjoyed strolling at these streets during our Xi'an stay. I highly recommend the noodles, skewers and dumplings. When buying souvenirs, try to haggle at times. They are quite fun and enjoyable. Most vendors...More

Thank Kaiser A
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were unsure what to expect when our guide mentioned the Muslim quarter. Usually there is an historical component This was a long street full of interesting snacks, sweets, cakes, and seafood on sticks! That said it was fun, seemed authentic and at one end...More

Thank Meticulous57
Reviewed 3 days ago

The Muslim Quarter at night is amazing. The bright lights of all the stalls look amazing. It is just adjacent to the Drum Tower which looks spectacular at nights. The area mostly consists of food stalls but if you are not interested in food there...More

Thank IBenevolentDictatorI
Reviewed 5 days ago

We came across the Muslim quarter within minutes of arriving in Xi'an and viewed the diversity of the people and costumes around the area as interesting testimony to the Silk Road. There were many faces I would have loved to photograph. We felt part of...More

Thank ausbirdlover
Reviewed 5 days ago

We walked around this area one evening recently and it was one of the most fantastic and anarchic experiences ever. In a good way obviously. Even if you dont sample the food the experience is something else.

Thank 1wozza
Reviewed 6 days ago

A lively atmosphere selling (did I see pork... in a Muslum quarter???) mostly food, which my tour operators told me to be careful eating if it was cooked meat. I purchased some yummy bean paste jelly type cakes and biscuits. They were delicious. It was...More

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20 August 2018|
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Response from John M | Reviewed this property |
There is a Sofitel close by, very nice and within walking distance of the Muslim Market.
11 December 2017|
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Response from Carlos C | Reviewed this property |
I was there a couple weeks ago. Everything was up and running, it seems to me that they are open year round.
18 June 2017|
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Response from guy b | Reviewed this property |
No dress rules per se ....but be sensitive to the fact that it is a Muslim market .....slacks and covered arms for the ladies shows respect .