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Dayan Pagoda Northern Square

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Address: Yanta West Rd, Xi'an 710061, China
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12:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 12:00 am
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Good fountains show

The fountains show is longer than I expected, but is nice to watch. Is best to do it in the night than during the day without lights.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Lisbon, Portugal
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Lisbon, Portugal
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77 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The fountains show is longer than I expected, but is nice to watch. Is best to do it in the night than during the day without lights.

Thank bmccruz
Kuala Lumpur
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178 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We came to this place, having a nice brisk walk and enjoying the lush garden and sights. However, we didn't visit the Pagoda and just took pictures from the outside.

Thank Angie K
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The temple grounds are really relaxing and there's a lot to see. I didn't pay the additional fee to visit the inside of the pagoda itself as it was under construction and was a very hard climb, but the grounds offer enough in themselves. Sadly, as of August 2016, the pagoda is shrowded in scaffolding and tarps as it's being... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

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 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016 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 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

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.

Thank Marc A
Colchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

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 June 26, 2016

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 June 20, 2016

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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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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