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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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THE trademark symbol for Xi'an !

No, not 8000+ clay figures: this magnificent Bell Tower is the real symbol for The city of Xi'an! In the evening , even in torrential rain it glows, and on a sunny afternoon... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

Got to hear the bell show inside, great ! And just watching the cars and buses go around the tower is also worth it.

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Beijing, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

Visited in Nov 2013. Certainly loved here. You may chime the bell once you're on the level. On the top level of the bell tower, you can take an observatory view of the whole city. Although there are NOT a lot of skyscrapers like in Shanghai, Hong Kong, or Shenzhen, you can still see the whole city because here is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

Nice to see both bell and drum towers do not take tour go your self buy ticket and go in one ticket for both towers

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

The tower when bathed in light at night time is truly spectacular. Well worth a visit while visiting XI'an. You need to access it from walkway underground. Spectacular vision at night time.

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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

as for me, i was satisfied to sea this tower in night. best view i thing you'll get from the entrance one of shopping malls which located at the ring.

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Essen, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

No, not 8000+ clay figures: this magnificent Bell Tower is the real symbol for The city of Xi'an! In the evening , even in torrential rain it glows, and on a sunny afternoon, surrounded by massive floral displays it is at the heart of everything in Xi'an. Reputedly one of China's most majestic Bell Towers it is worth a visit... More 

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Spokane, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Our first view of the Bell Tower was at night and it was enough to have us come back for a second visit. Beautiful color of lights. You can only access the tower via underground during day time. Well worth the walk to see it.

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Xi'an, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

In Xi`an, you will visit two towers that are of great significance and landmarks in the downtown. The bell tower is a traditional building that marks the geographical center ofancient China. It was built in 1384 for the purpose of represing dragon spiri after the Ming dynasty seized th country power. The bell and drum tower wer used as time... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Although the history of the Bell Tower is very interesting there really isn't much to see, however it is very picturesque and the bell is immense.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

It was easy to access, good representation of the archtecture and had a pleasant performace of a "iron bell" traditional music

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