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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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The Bell Tower was within working distance from our hotel in Reminin Square and while it was very hot and crowded it was a worthwhile visit as a tourist to see the magnificents of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The ancient Bell Tower is a popular tourist site within the city walls. It shares the history of the thousand year old bells and its purpose. It is near the Drum Tower, so it is worthwhile to visit both. It is very pretty at night. Hint: you can buy a discounted ticket by buying both Drum and Bell at the... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very pretty at night - if you go to the Muslim Quarter it is easy to see - we did not go inside but it was worth taking a photo.

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Bell Tower was within working distance from our hotel in Reminin Square and while it was very hot and crowded it was a worthwhile visit as a tourist to see the magnificents of the early architecture. The view from the top is great.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Gorgeous at night time with all of the colours. Definitely worth a walk to and it's right in the middle of Xi'an.

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Warsaw, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Highly recomended to visit the tower in the evening since it is beautifully iluminated. The tower is located in the very city center, close to the muslim quarter in a very vibrant area. I recommend a walk between the bell and the drum towers and further long through the muslim quarter.

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Dannevirke, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This was the first attraction we went to in X'ian. It was good to get out bearings and see the rest of the city from the building but the building its self was not as impressive. Recommend for a good view!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This attraction is close to the South Gate, the one most important. You can use a underground passage to achieve the place and access the Tower. There is a beautiful view from the tower.

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Folkestone, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I would recommend going to the bell tower at night because the view is just to die for! The queue aren't too bad. But there is a bell tower show inside every half hour.

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China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a very interesting historic site. Since its in the center of a roundabout one accesses the site via roadway tunnel -- but don't let that deter you, it's well worth it.

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Shanghai, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I waited in the very long line to go into the tower. There are a lot of stairs and a pretty decent view from inside. If you are interested in the bell tower itself, the views are better from the outside. I found very little of interest inside the tower.

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