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Muslim Quarter

West of Bell Drum Towers Square , Beilin District, Xi'an 710000, China
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Ranked #6 of 247 Attractions in Xi'an
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Cultural
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Miami, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

Very interesting market. I had never seen anything like it. Is an open market of streets were local vendors sell farming products, produce, vegetables, cook food, arts and crafts. It was amazing. It was full of visitors and local people. It was a lively and very enjoyable experience.

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Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

A fun place to stroll and take in all the smells and sights, especially as you make your way to and fro the Great Mosque (don't miss it). Lots of storefronts and stalls, and the vendors are much more laid back and less aggressive than in many other places in Chinese cities.

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california
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

A very interesting marketplace with a wide variety of very good food, much of which many members of our tour group tried and liked.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

This plae has an energy, and a life of its own. It is well worth coming here at the end of your day to stroll down towards the Drum Tower, and through the indoor market. There are loads of street vendors selling all manner of food and drink, and supermarkets and small shops where you can pick up tasty snacks,... More

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Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW

Great place to explore in the evening. A lot of food stuffs are made in front your eyes there. Allow two, two and a half hours if eating, as there are a lot of choices. Plenty of touristy goods in the bazar starting near the mosque.

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Head here is you want to pick up cheap souvenirs and knick-knacks. We noticed during the day souvenir stalls were open but when we came back at night they were all shut. The main street where all the food and noise is coming from is very busy. A lot of local food and you can watch how they make candy... More

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Wantagh, NY USA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Lots of shops selling food, trinkets, etc. Protect your valuables, as we were told pickpockets abound. Great at night all lit up.

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Bangalore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

The covered market place offers souvenirs at very low prices, but be sure to bargain. An endless series of shops with small alleys. At one end of the walkway you'll see the Mosque and at the other end, the equivalent of a food street. Small kiosks and street vendors selling everything from fresh pastries and breads to grilled meats and... More

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Xi'an, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

I live in Xian and just before I go home for holidays I always do my shopping at the Muslim Quarter. You can find here all sorts of souvenirs, fake clothes bags, wallets, earphones, and watches whatever you need. As a European guy I am being offered always very high price. So bargaining is a must there, it is also... More

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

So much great food, I wish I could live there! Try the fried rice with sour cabbage, the cold noodles with sesame paste, pan fried little potatoes, sticky rice cakes, persimmon pancake, prune drink, pomegranate juice, ice-cream, the list goes on. And if you want to take something with you, you can buy the semi-dried persimmon cake, peanut candy, pinnate,... More

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