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Xi'an Mosque

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Address: Huajue Alley, Xincheng District, Xi'an 710043, China
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Description: Dating back to the Ming period, this mosque features inner courtyards that...
Dating back to the Ming period, this mosque features inner courtyards that bear more of a resemblance to a Chinese temple.
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Charming Chinese mosque

Xi'an mosque is a hidden touristic spot that is worth looking for if you are having a walk in the muslim neighbourhood. There are some posters showing the way to the mosque, but... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Xi'an mosque is a hidden touristic spot that is worth looking for if you are having a walk in the muslim neighbourhood. There are some posters showing the way to the mosque, but you don't see them easily among the shops, the crowd and the coloured streets. Asking the locals may be the best way to find it. The mosque... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

You need to pay ticket if you'd like to visit this monument. Unless if you are Muslim. Very nice and serene place. This Grand Mosque is like a Chinese temple. It is not like normal structures. Very good to pay a visit to this place. This Grand Mosque is located inside the Muslim Quarter in xi'an.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Not what you normally expect from a mosque. Architecturally this has much more in common with other Chinese temples, and to the uninitiated it is only the odd piece of Arabic inscription that gives away that this is in fact a mosque. However the very fact of its existence underlines the importance of Xi'an as the beginning (or end?) of... More 

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Busan, South Korea
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Located in the midst of Xi'an's Muslim Quarter, this mosque - one of East Asia's oldest - offers a moment of serenity and peace. The well-kept gardens and aged inscriptions offer something for even the novice guest. As with all mosques, non-Muslims are not admitted into the prayer hall. However, the open air nature of this mosque allows even outsiders... More 

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Little Rock, Arkansas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

A interesting mosque. It was once a Buddhist temple. Not far from the drum tower. Go north on Moslem street and down the narrow alley to the left. You will go by lots of market stalls.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

In Muslim quarter near market, this makes a great oasis to explore and reflect in a quiet area. A pretty area to gather thoughts about religion in general in China.

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Ningbo, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

If you've spent the day battling the crowds at the Terracotta Warriors pits, or at any of the more popular museums in Xi'an--or pushing past all the eager sightseers in the Muslim Quarters, for that matter--the Great Mosque is the perfect antidote. Along with the Guangren Lama Temple (also highly recommended), the Great Mosque is one of the least crowded... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

The location is pretty cool, right in the middle of the market; where shopping is always crazy! The attraction itself is not so nice because it has a lot of explaining ; and I found the little conserved site.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

This mosque architecture was different from other mosque that Ive seen on Muslim country. Relaxing atmosphere. Deep cleaning needed for women toilet. But overall it was excellent experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Very peaceful with beautiful gardens. A place of contemplation, not too crowded when we were there. Worth a visit

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