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The drum and bell tower

This is the entrance to north street and the start of the city walls, this is very impressive just... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2015
20jaredt
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Breath taking at night

The towers are breath taking at night when they are lit up. You could see them from almost anywhere... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2015
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Reviewed 10 October 2015 via mobile

This is the entrance to north street and the start of the city walls, this is very impressive just the scale of how these walls were built. Inside the entrance is Xiangyang museum or you can go to the many corners of these walls and...More

Date of experience: October 2015
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Reviewed 12 September 2015

The towers are breath taking at night when they are lit up. You could see them from almost anywhere in the central part of the town but I recommend a closer look which provides for better photos. The towers are close to the night market...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Ralisa
Reviewed 12 August 2015

We happened to go while a performance was taking place within the Drum Tower, which was really cool to see and hear. If you don't want to pay the price, return at night, as both are brilliantly lighted.

Date of experience: October 2014
Thank Joe A
Reviewed 15 June 2015

We visited the Ancient Wall in October 2014 and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. I would recommend taking the mini tour bus (versus walking) as you get to see much more of the wall. The Buddhist temple inside the wall is quite a sight.

Date of experience: October 2014
Thank Bob H
Reviewed 1 May 2015 via mobile

The drum and bell towers in Xi'an are a must see, particularly at night. Just at the entrance to the Muslim quarter with loads of street traders milling around. Very crowded and very busy, but very interesting and colourful.

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Reviewed 25 April 2015 via mobile

I walked here at night and was very nicely lit up and great to view. There is plenty to see around this area and I took walk down adjacent Muslim Street to see many different foods. It was great to try their fried potatoes and...More

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Reviewed 25 April 2015 via mobile

In an area with a lot of attractions. One ticket gets you up both towers. Views are good and the park next to the drum tower is a nice place to sit and relax. Didn't see the towers at night unfortunately as apparently that is...More

Thank Sharpei72
Reviewed 8 April 2015 via mobile

The bell tower is on a traffic island and the drum tower near a market block clse by. Both are picturesque in the day as well as evening. There is a ticket if one wants to climb the towers and enjoy the view, else can...More

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank Momikku
Reviewed 13 May 2014

You must visit at night even if is raining , cost around 5 dollars each tower for entrance but the view at night is beautiful !!! You can reach the tower with subway red line .

Date of experience: May 2014
Thank Lasfour
Reviewed 9 December 2013

Impressive place, next to Muslim street, next to a very active plaza that leads you to the Bell Tower. In Xi'an this is an area to be and at night even better.

Date of experience: May 2013
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