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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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Lianhu District | Junction of East main street, west main street, south main street and north main street,, Xi'an 710000, China
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Similar is shape to Drum Tower, this Tower is accessed through the underground network. The day we visited was during the Mid Autumn Festival and the security was high with many police with riot shields and helmets. The towers is well maintained, and has some...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Very pretty sight in the center of the old city. To get here, metro line 2, exit zhonglou. Views are best at night.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the largest Bell Tower in China, located the heart of Xi'an City around with a large roundabout. The entrance located underground near subway station. Open during morning time until 5pm. Lighting at night also beautiful, it's worth to visit.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice enough building near the entrance to the Muslim Quarter scooping street. Looks nice when lit up. Not an awful lot to see if you go in /up

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Located right in the middle of Xi'an CBD in the middle of a roundabout. Not as grand as the Forbidden Palace in Beijing, and repairs still being carried out, but still an excellent example of Chinese architecture (existed in the Sui and Tang eras but...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Worth visiting, good photo opportunity, good views. Reasonably priced to get in. Walking distance to the drum tower too.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited this iconic place in the evening when it was all lit up...so beautiful. It is a great people-watching place as all ages come to walk around the square, sit, relax and just "hang out". It was a lovely early summer evening and very...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful by night with all the lights on. It is at the intersection of many busy streets so quite difficult actually to take photos of.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My family visited there on June 23 evening. It’s great place to visit in Xi’an. There were 2 different towers such as bell tower and drums tower. Ancient city wall and evening street food market Muslim quarter nearby.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed August 11, 2019

You can get to the Drum and Bell Tower through an underground tunnel system where there are vendors and security checkpoints. You need someone to explain to you what the artifacts are because there is no English written on the exhibits.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Response from Dario C | Reviewed this property |
As I remember, it opens al 18:00 hours.
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