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Address: Junction of East main street, west main street, south main street and north main street, Lianhu District, Xi'an 710000, China
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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The Bell Tower Square marks the geographical center of the ancient capital....

The Bell Tower Square marks the geographical center of the ancient capital. From this important landmark extend East, South, West and North Streets, connecting the Tower to the East, South, West and North Gates of the City Wall of the Ming Dynasty.

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Must see at night

A beautiful historical sight, much improved by illumination at night. You can go inside where there is a history of shadow puppets upstairs and history of Bell Tower below.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Malaysia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Due to we buy the yearly travel card, first time go in visit the bell tower is free of charge just need to show the card. They will exchange the ticket with you. Overall is just see the history and the direction of XIAN.

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Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A beautiful historical sight, much improved by illumination at night. You can go inside where there is a history of shadow puppets upstairs and history of Bell Tower below.

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Centerville, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Another historic building. The large bell could awaken the citizens and serve as the timekeeper for th city.

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Beijing, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Part of the wall at the South Gate, the tower looks brilliant at night lit up. Not enough detail on the signs, but given it's part of the open air city it's enough. Audio Guides are available

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It's located in junction. After you get out from the subway station you will see the building. It's beautiful with the light. I didnt get in because it's closed in the night.

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London
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautifully illuminated at night, if you ever get lost in Xian know that this is exactly in the centre.

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Saltash Cornwall
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely to see lit up at night. Situated near the metro and easy to walk to. There are food markets near by

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The tower is located inside the city wall in the center of modern city. There is a big watch/bell so the people from all side can see the bell directly. If you walking and lost, just find the bell tower and you can find the way to go home

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We learned the history of this site and took pictures We did not ask to go closer and do not know if you could go inside

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lit up after dark, the bell tower is a great old building and best viewed from a distance. Access is via an underground walk way as the tower is actually now in the middle of a busy roundabout. Getting photos without buses is difficult. There is not much inside and the view out is nothing special. Closed at 18h00.

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