Even during the heat of a mid-July day (low 40s C), this is a nice area to wander round, with fountains dancing set to music and the pagoda behind nicely framing the millions of pics people are taking.
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The square is a big concrete slab surrounded by few trees. You definitely don't come here for the greenery. The slab is a big dry water fountain stepping down to the road, but the jets are off most of the time. Angry watchmen spend their...More
This beautiful square with a fountain on one side and the Pagoda on the other, & with surroundings of shops & restaurant is a must visit in Xi'an. We spent good 2-3 hours in this area and saw the fountain show and moved around. There...More
This square is great. They have several shows, Yanta Fountain shows, where the fountains are accompanied by Chinese opera (?). Lot's of restaurants where one can eat. It's quite crowded in the afternoon.
Dayanta North Square is the place for the nightly dancing fountains show. In late May 2017 the show started at 21.00 but be there at the latest at 20.00. There is only one show per evering. Compared to Dubai and Bellagio Fountains in Las Vegas...More
You can reach this place by getting of at Dayanta Subway station. It is very close to the Pagoda and you can enjoy the nice view from afar!
I accidentally happen to find myself on the Northern square, when the fountain show started at around 4 p.m. I guess, the show is more impressive in the evening, when everything is illuminated. The fountain area with the Dayan pagoda on the background is huge....More
Went to the fountain show at night. It's a huge area and you have a lot of choice about where to watch the show. The best place appears to be at the front end (ie. The end that's furtherest away from the pagoda and near...More
This a great area to walk around. You dont need to go into the exhibit because area is great. On a friday evening people dacing traditional folk dances and fountain show. Interesting to see different culture. Great to see familirs together and people enjoying themselves....More