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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
Phone Number: 09049846364
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Xi'an Bell Tower

We didn't actually get up in the Bell Tower, but saw it from the street - did a double trip around in the day time then again at night it was very impressive then with the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 16, 2015
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Nothing to see there but a sort of music show running every half hourand lasting about 10mn. Not worth the view either.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

I think it is just as beautiful from the outside than from the inside. Especially if you have been traveling in China for awhile, there is no need to pay even more money to go inside for all of fifteen minutes.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Although it's been a long time since we were in Xi'an..we have fond memories of this area..Once at the Bell Tower go through the tunnel to the Street of Food during the Night Market..The best food in Xi'an. The food vendors are pleasant and the food is awesome. You'll find what the local eat and it's amazing. All kinds of... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

It is located in the inner city or within the wall. Everybody knows this Bell Tower and also as a landmark of the city itself. Please pay a visit if you are here. I didn't go in because of the long queue.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

In traditional Chinese culture, the bell will be hit to announce the beginning of each day, whereas the drum will be hit to announce the beginning of each night. With the lights' effect, the bell tower looks greater than it in the day time. And it puts on a film of mystery in the evenings. The drum tower is opposit... More 

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Swan Hill, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

We didn't actually get up in the Bell Tower, but saw it from the street - did a double trip around in the day time then again at night it was very impressive then with the lighting.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Find the entrance on the north side of the underground walkway around the drum tower. Check the time for the performances and get there a little early to get a good spot. Pair you admission with the drum tower.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

The bell tower is basically what the name says it is: a tower with bells in it. Don't expect anything more than that. The tower architecture is traditionally Chinese and lovely to look at - but then again, there are a lot of other buildings that look similar and have more interesting contents in other cities. The tower is located... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Though it cost some amount of money (35yuan), it still worth going up and view the city of Xian form 4 angles. You will see this capital city was designed as grid long long time ago. the ticket office is located in underground. when we reached there in the afternoon weekday, already long queue (maybe it was summer hol season),... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

This is absolutely beautiful at night. It is not nearly as interesting during the day. We went for a walk at night (as suggested by our guide) to this tower and we were not disappointed. It is in the center of a huge square and we stood there for at least an hour just watching the traffic navigate around this... More 

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