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“Worth a brief visit” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Xi'an City Wall (Chengqiang)

Xi'an City Wall (Chengqiang)
Zhongxin District, Xi'an 710001, China
029-87289791
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“Worth a brief visit”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

It is worth climbing the stairs, but not really too much to see. Soak up the atmosphere and stroll along...

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“Amazing wall”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

Wow! What can I say. The wall was built for the protection of the. City which measured 17 square km. inside its wall was self-contained city.

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“A nice bike ride”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

It's a cool 90 minutes biking on the city walls. There's a lot of smog so the view isn't always perfect.

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Ballarat, Australia
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“Worth it”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

It was a scorcher of a day when we visited but we hired a double bike ( 100 yuan I think) and set of around the wall it's a 15km bike ride all paved no cars or if your lazy take an electric golf cart bus. You can just ride between corner towers and enjoy regular ice cream breaks at the kiosks along the way. Allow 3 hrs to enjoy but if you just want to get up take a photo and have a shorter stroll an hour would be ok - but you would kick your self later as it's a really interesting walk. There was an entrance fee but it was so cheap I forgot was it was - maybe $5 aus????? Anyway it's worth it

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“Interesting history”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

The size of this attraction and trying to imagine how it would have been constructed is a great feature of this site

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