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Dayan Pagoda Northern Square

Open Now: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
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“fountain show”(36 reviews)
“light show”(15 reviews)
“getting wet”(5 reviews)
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Yata Road, Yanta District, Xi'an 710061, China
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Super place in the evenings, buskers, stage shows, great atmosphere, you could happily spend a who;le evening here watching the light show and the people

Thank MikeLinda23
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After visiting the Da Cien Temple and Big Wild Goose Pagoda walk over here, it's free. The fountains do a show but do not try to walk in between the fountains as you will be stopped by the guards.

Thank gggg1234
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cool light and water show. worth the wait to watch it for a few minutes. we didn't stay longer than 5 minutes as it was too crowded and very warm. if u have kids, get there early and stand at the water.

Thank Robbie W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

These were the beautiful fountains with music. We went here while we were moving back to hotel. This place is beautiful and one can sit and enjoy the musical fountain.

Thank rashu23
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It’s just a big square with lots of people even on a weekday afternoon. It’s ok to do some people watching and it’s on the way to the big pagoda if you are getting off from the subway. There is no fountain show at 12...More

Thank Chung1234
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

If you are in Xi’an, go see this. There is nothing like it in the US. It was history and character. I would recommend going in the cooler months though, it gets quite hot.

Thank sjreviewer
Reviewed 10 August 2018

Nice to visit but the highlight , to me, is the Terra Cotta army without any comparisons. A lot of walking to visit the pagoda .

Thank SinceWed
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

I arrived 3 mins after the show started (21:00). Very packed but got an OK spot near the very top of the north square (helps to be taller than most). Couldn't really hear the music. So it was mostly a visual spectacle. After 10 mins...More

Thank Toni V
Reviewed 22 July 2018

The Bellagio or the fountains in Dubai it is not but it is still pretty cool. Very busy and crowded.... you need to get there 20 minutes + to get a good view.

Thank Todd T
Reviewed 16 July 2018

I will start out by saying that we only visited this in the day, and was told it's a must see at night... However, time constraints stopped us from that plan and we ventured out there in the day. Easily, accessible via the very good...More

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10 April 2017|
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Response from BrotherYo | Reviewed this property |
Good morning, Yes to all your questions. This is an area that easily accessible and where you can find easy transportation around. I recommend that you ask your Concierge for Subway access and other means. Have a fun trip to... More
5 October 2015|
Response from GRACE611 | Reviewed this property |
Yep~As far as i know~every night on 20:30 in September~