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Dayan Pagoda Northern Square

Address: Yata Road, Yanta District, Xi'an 710061, China
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Ranked #9 of 240 Attractions in Xi'an
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Fountains, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Sights & Landmarks
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children
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Type: Fountains, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Sights & Landmarks
Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children

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xi an
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25 reviews 25 reviews
24 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

This place is famous for the water show .the daytime show start 12 pm from Monday to Friday .evening show start 9 pm everyday .there will have a show every two hours from 12 pm during Saturday and Sunday. It is a big park .a very good place for family relax. The night view is more beautiful in there .a... More 

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malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

The Northern Square of the Dayan Pagoda (Big Wild Goose Pagoda). is beautifully planned and design. The music water fountain is a great attraction at night. During day time, it is a wonderful place to stroll around with friends and family, the facilities are especially friendly with family with small kids. There are many nice restaurants within walking distance in... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

I visited the Northern Square one evening in September 2014 to see the musical fountain show. Although the show itself is not particularly spectacular, it is very beautiful to watch due to the colourful lighting and the loud classical music the fountains 'dance' to. However, what made this a really fantastic experience was the whole atmosphere of the place. Huge... More 

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Perth, Australia
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18 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

The park is huge, we saw part of it in the afternoon (Pagoda) then returned later that night for the beautiful musical fountain show, light and music like we've never seen before, it was an experience not to be missed. The Chinese don't do things by half, what a wonderful free activity to bring your children to see. It was... More 

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Yakima, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

We enjoyed walking the park and seeing all the statues as we made our way to the far end of the square in time for the fountain show. I wasn't sure what to expect but I'm glad we went! I've been to other dancing water fountain shows before but this one was unique. First of all, my camera loved the... More 

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Shellharbour, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

The dancing fountains were awesome. They were bigger and better and went for longer than those at the Bellagio in Vegas. We visited at night and joined the happy gathering of people all being delighted and entertained by water, music and lights. Recommend checking it out.

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Liverpool
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Visit at night and watch the music and light show, all very spectacular and then walk around the city walls to see the city lit up in spectacular fashion.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Well worth visiting this area for the surrounding area is stunning and the pagoda very interesting. Good introduction to the influence of Buddhism to China. You can walk to the top or simply wander round the temple. Talk a walk down the main road afterwards, there is also a new monorail to take you round the area.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

My hosts told me that this very long display of water is the largest in Asia. I believe them. We went during the day and I was impressed. The music and water were choreographed well. The music was a pleasant mixture of Chinese, both old and modern, and Western.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

a part from the history of the pagoda - we were able to survey the city from the heights of the pagoda.

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