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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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Bell tower

Great at night, during the day nothing special, really take a wake around when it's dark. Haven't been checking inside, but it made atmosphere of Xi'an more special

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great at night, during the day nothing special, really take a wake around when it's dark. Haven't been checking inside, but it made atmosphere of Xi'an more special

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Nice bell tower. Not much to do but to sit, relax and do some great people watching. Best to go in the evening, when it's dark out and the tower is all lite up.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great place to visit during the day but when it is lit up at night it looks beautiful. Visiting the Drum tower on the same day is very doable.Within walking distance of Muslim quarter for dinner.

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Minsk, Belarus
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's very old and it is built in Chinese traditional style. Tower is opened for tourists in the daytime, but it looks better with illumination in evening. It's situated near "Bell tower" subway station in the city center, so it's easily to find. Also you can see near here Drum Tower and Muslim Quarter.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Bell Tower is in the center of Xi'an and is surrounded by traffic. It is a prominent structure and is particularly impressive when lit up at night.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Late in the holiday and nursing a bad ankle but still worth all the steps. Fascinating structure, got lost in thought thinking about the largest beams that you can see on the first level. Tower has been extensively renovated since 1940s so wonder if these beams are the original timber. Browsed it but could only find technical articles about effect... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017

This is a fascinating sight in the middle of the walled city. better with the lighting up and very impressive during the day but looks wonderful when lit up at night surrounded by the constant traffic.

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Xi'an, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2017

Watch the play, climb the stairs, check it out on a clear, good day to see the views of the city. (Travelled in October 2012). Look at it after hours for the colours.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2017

Visited there in summer holiday on July 2016. Its located in city centre,can be easily reached by Subway line 2 and get off at Bell Tower Station. Recommended time for a visit is 1 hour.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2017 via mobile

It is said that Bell Tower (钟楼,Zhonglou) has been the centre of Xian City. Unique and beautiful. No one misses it while traveling to Xian. Its just besides the Muslim Food Street, which is by far the most crowded street of Xian. A Must see i would say.

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