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Dayan Pagoda Northern Square

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Address: Yata Road, Yanta District, Xi'an 710061, China
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$70*
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Xi'an Evening Tour: South Gate Square, Fountain Show and Tang Dynasty Theme...
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$94*
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Xi'an Day Tour: Ancient City Wall, Shaanxi History Museum, Bell Tower and Drum...

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Best Fountain Show in Asia

It is the biggest Fountain show in Asia and it is amazing. Beautiful colors and a wide variety of several different Fountain designs. Definitely something you must check out in... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
nilayshah1994
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It is the biggest Fountain show in Asia and it is amazing. Beautiful colors and a wide variety of several different Fountain designs. Definitely something you must check out in Xian. Our guide stood in line at 6:30 to get us the front row tickets to the show and it was amazing. Definitely something you must check out and try... More 

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Suzhou, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went early to secure a place so we would have the pagoda as a back drop. The display started at 9pm so we got there about 8pm and waited in the heat but discovered after the show started this was not necessary as 10 minutes into the show there is a very high burst of water that comes down... More 

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Thessaloniki, Greece
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very interesting place in a nice park with great view from the top if you can climb the stairs. The park around is worth seeing.

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is well worth a visit in the evening to see the beautiful colourful display of the fountains set to music.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In English, the name of this attraction is Big Wild Goose Pagoda. It's currently being renovated, with the pagoda itself surrounded by scaffolding. The pagoda is still visible, but naturally the framework detracts from the visual appeal. I don't know how long the renovation will take. At night, the myriad fountains on one side of the park are illuminated in... More 

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Jingzhou, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Musical and visual entertainment, great for families and couples to enjoy the night life in Xi'an, it is a show that you shouldn't miss

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Lucknow, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

There is really NOTHING to recommend about this much touted Show. The place is very crowded. You have a buy a ticket which gives you seats in the pavilion, while thousands of wiser people throng around the pool and watch more or less the same show for free - of course, getting jostled in the process, but with a freedom... More 

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Sydney
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Nice experience but very crowded with large groups of Chinese tourist who can be a little pushy and not respect your space. get there at least half an hour before the start to make sure you get front row next to the fountain, numerous security guards make sure no one stand on the low wall or the surrounding park benches.... More 

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San Diego, CA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

While visiting Xi'an, had hear much about the fountain show by the Big Wild Goose Pagoda. Strolling through the park, admiring the public dancing along the squares and watching the light and water fountain show at night certainly helped to define a memorable Xi'an. Highly recommend the experience, but have some Notes: -without question, this is a more entertaining show... More 

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Shanghai, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

It was a lovely show. We take our place at the very end, right in the middle. I would not suggest being right in the middle as there is a fountain which blocks the view of the rest of the fountains so I suggest you to take your place towards the sides to get a better view. Also when you... More 

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