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Address: 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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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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The Bell Tower Square marks the geographical center of the ancient capital....

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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The bell tower at night was beautiful

As many walls in China, the towers that construct with it are very significant to the history of the cities. Most are really treasured and powerful reminders of the city's... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Jacqueline J
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The Bell Tower marks the centre of the city. It is really nothing special because of the roads build around it. The tower, or the Drum Tower next to it, is not worth the effort alone: the Muslim street and other side streets are the main reason for a visitor to this area.

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you come with a metro, take an exit C. It is not necessary to get out to the ground, look for the ticket boost in the metro. It is difficult to take photos from the ground floor without cars. The drum tower and Muslim quarter are in the walk-able distance (10 min).

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

As many walls in China, the towers that construct with it are very significant to the history of the cities. Most are really treasured and powerful reminders of the city's historical past, and its leaders. They are beautifully maintained, and awesome sites for viewing the city and districts. It may seem odd, to visit a lot of walls, most are... More 

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

By night exquisite lighting. By day it was superb. Great colours, great position. Can't miss it as right where East and West meet in Xi'an. Not sure if recently refurbished but it is truely beautiful.

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Drove around the Bell Tower as part of a Xian Night tour as it is located on a very busy roundabout in the centre of Xian. We did not stop to have a look as the traffic was very heavy. Architecturally impressive and looked great lit up at night.

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Situated in the centre of a roundabout this attraction offers both historical interest and views of the city centre. Buy a dual Bell Tower / Drum Tower ticket for best value (35 Yuan)

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Perth, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed across the road in the Bell Tower hotel and had a great view of the Bell Tower. The Bell Tower marks the geographical center of the ancient capital. It is now located on a very busy roundabout with heavy traffic constantly passing around it. From here you have entrance to East, South, West and North Streets, connecting the... More 

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Shanghai, China
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Expensive and not necessarily a lot if "content". Is nice but not worth the money. The ext view is by far more intresting specially by night.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We drove around it as we toured Xi'an - very pretty and close to the Drum Tower as well. Amazing that it was built in the 12th century and it still standing. It would have been nice to stop in but traffic is a mess around there.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bell tower is in middle of old town Xian. Pictures are amazing in the evening. Its near shopping wall and colours are great to see

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