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“musical fountain” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Dayan Pagoda Northern Square

Dayan Pagoda Northern Square
Yata Road, Yanta District, Xi'an 710061, China
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Ranked #14 of 317 things to do in Xi'an
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Singapore
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“musical fountain”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Its worth a look since its free, but nothing much amazing cos' u'll soon realise that the way the fountain dance is always the same. Go there early to book seats

Visited August 2013
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Reading, United Kingdom
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“Well Worth a Visit”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

This is one of the largest Pagodas in the area which was built to store important manuscripts. It is surrounded by temple buildings. It was a hot day and I did not have the energy to walk up to the top!

Visited October 2013
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Tea Gardens, Australia
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“Very Nice”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

Our hotel was close by so a stroll through this area provided a very pleasant way to spend our evenings. The vista of the Pagoda through the floodlit fountain was quite stunning. The free 'fountain show' every evening is very impressive and popular.

Visited September 2013
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Berlin, Germany
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“impressive show”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

You better get there early in the evening to catch one of the front rows as it can get very busy. The show itself is beautiful and is a must see when you are in Xi`An and if they would match the music (sound) to the atmosphere, then it would be even fantastic.

Visited October 2012
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Zoetermeer, The Netherlands
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“Beautiful fountain; shame of the music”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

The lights and fountains are beautifull. It is a shame that the music could not be heard well enough as they do not have speakers all around the fountain. If you want to have a good view, be there at least 30 minutes before the show starts. You can get wet depending where you stand and the wind blows.

Visited September 2013
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