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Xi'an Bell Tower

Junction of East main street, west main street, south main street and north main street, Lianhu District, Xi'an 710000, China
+86 173 6014 1905
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The Bell Tower Square marks the geographical center of the ancient capital. From this important landmark extend East, South, West and North Streets, connecting the Tower to the East, South, West and North Gates of the City Wall of the Ming Dynasty.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Junction of East main street, west main street, south main street and north main street, Lianhu District, Xi'an 710000, China
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+86 173 6014 1905
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"beautiful at night"
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"lit up at night"
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"beautiful building"
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"muslim quarter"
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"ming dynasty"
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"xi'an city"
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"old city"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The Bell and Drum Tower combo of Xi'an are no doubts must sees. Both look very similar, and both have good views of the city and each other. The cost for both (in memory) wasn't much so it's probably worth going to them and taking...More

Thank Luke W
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If your close by it is definitely worth checking out. We did not pay to actually go into the tower because the beauty is in the architecture and lighting on the outside. It is so beautiful at night and an excellent and iconic photo site.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It’s not such a beauty: inside what my be interesting is the ceiling and the big bell where you can take a good picture but this is it. If you do not have time, skip it! You won’t miss a lot. On the contrary if...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Bell Tower was one of the central landmark of the Xi'an City, entrance ticket will cost you 35 yuan but if you buy combo ticket of 50 yuan you will get to enter Xi'an Bell Tower and Xi'an Drum Tower. on top of the Bell...More

Thank John K
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed taking photos of the Bell Tower from the ground at night, but the view from the tower is of traffic jams in all directions. There is an antique bell in the corner of the second floor. For us, it was not really worth...More

Thank T S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pretty impressive two storied bell tower built during the Ming Dynasty. The tower was originally built during the Tang Dynasty but has been relocated from its original base. It is situated in the center of Xi'an and at the intersection of four streets that covers...More

Thank Della G
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Would 100% suggest to go there at night, too - the Bell Tower is lit up and looks even better. When going up, you'll be provided with a good view in the for directions being able to see the North and South Gate of the...More

Thank Felix K
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

what an awesome looking building with so much history...beautiful views of all four gates facing it... to really Enjoy it go back at night when it's beautifully lit.. the colours are stunning... also the night life is amazing with lots of places to eat nearby.....More

Thank dhanraj a
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Bell Tower is a symbol of the city. Erected in 1380 during the early Ming Dynasty, it stands towering above the city center and offers incredible view of Xian. The drum was beat at sunset to indicate the end of the day, hence the...More

Thank Baska O
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good view of xian city which are very organized (xian was first city in china with city planning)...suggest to go in the mid afternoon to catch the evening scene as well...they really chase you soon after the sun sets so better take your blue hour...More

Thank anieh_chan
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jtrabue
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Response from Dario C | Reviewed this property |
As I remember, it opens al 18:00 hours.
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