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Xi'an City Wall (Chengqiang)

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Zhongxin District, Xi'an 710001, China
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 9 September 2008

The Xian city walls are great! In every sense of the word. They are absolutely massive, and they are really well restored. I had visited Xian a couple of months prior to coming there on holiday with my three teenage kids. During that visit I...More

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Reviewed 26 May 2008

The view from the wall is worth seeing but I would recommend seeing it during the evening when the lights are on, as during the day the view is less attractive and also during summer pretty hot. I also do NOT recommend buying tickets for...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Together with the muslim wall one of the best attraction the city has to offer I really recommend to rent a bike, moderate price and you get it for 3 hours which is ample time to cover it! Small deposit in cash which you they...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Thankfully the city wall still exists as so much of the city areas have been knocked down and rebuilt. I loved how clean it was and the historical information that was on display and it made you want to reflect back to those manning the...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Although the wall itself is impressive, the view from the top was marred by all the ugly buildings surrounding it. However when we passed it at night, it was beautifully lit up giving the whole area a far more attractive aspect.

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The city wall is about 8 kilometers in all . It is about 75 steps to the top . There are bikes and golf carts to see the perimeter of the wall . It is a delightful stroll around the top . Many people are...More

Thank laj2e7
Reviewed 4 days ago

Yes the ancient city walls are an impressive architectural achievement but once at the top there isn’t really much to see! Might be different at night when the light show is on. Only needs 30mins tops

Thank sterwuv
Reviewed 4 days ago

We went here twice, both times cycling around the walls to look down over the city. It's bumpy and a long ride, but such fun, and a unique way to see the city. Highly recommended and quite surreal to be up there quite isolated from...More

Thank ontheroadSydney
Reviewed 4 days ago

We rented a couple of bicycles and rode the wall. This was great fun and given the sometimes crazy traffic in China a wonderful opportunity for peaceful danger free biking. Beware though that bicycles are not the most comfortable

Thank HampshireRoadrunner
Reviewed 4 days ago

You cannot believe this wall of protection for the inner city that was build so many years ago. When you walk to the top and see what has been constructed and its massive size, you just stand there in awe!

Thank mamalowe
Reviewed 5 days ago

You can rent bike for quite an affordable price. Quite relaxing strolling around there on an evening

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Xi’an is such an amazing place to go if you love the Chinese history. This is a refurbished wall, wide which could easily accommodate 4-5 car on a row. It was beautiful at night, the city light was amazing. Just walking on wall, looking at...More

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gailjlong
5 September 2018|
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Response from lalannieknoll | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can rent helmets when you rent your bike. You need a cash deposit to rent the helmets and bikes. I didn’t rent a helmet and it was ok. The wall can get busy with all the bikes but it is a fairly smooth ride.
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Garnaal
9 May 2018|
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Response from Audibear1 | Reviewed this property |
Once you leave you cannot renter. It’s very inexpensive to get in around 8 US dollars. I would recommend renting the bikes it’s a lot of fun and you can ride at your own pace. Stopping and viewing the city it’s beautiful.
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albara90
3 April 2018|
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Response from Princess_Ronna | Reviewed this property |
Open all the time! You now have to pay to go there. Not expensive like 10 US dollars. You can even rent bike to ride around. It is about 15 km around. Very nice!
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