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Muslim Quarter

West of Bell Drum Towers Square , Beilin District, Xi'an 710000, China
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West of Bell Drum Towers Square , Beilin District, Xi'an 710000, China
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Reviewed yesterday

I stayed at the 7 Sages hostel near the Xian Train station. The location is at the north eastern part of Xian. It would take me more than half an hour to walk my way to the Muslim Quarter located to the west of the...More

Thank soh_kien_peng
Reviewed 3 days ago

After eating rice of noodles, this is the place to go for kebab and bread. The atmosphere is nice mixture between Middle-East and Chinese. This is a Muslim quarter, so forget about having a beer, it is not available.

Thank Haelen
Reviewed 3 days ago

We visited on a Sunday evening expecting it to be a bit lower key. We were absolutely wrong about that. All the shops were open and very busy through about 10pm. This is a must see when you are in Xi'an as there is a...More

Thank Jake1490
Reviewed 4 days ago

Entering the Muslim quarter of Xian is like going back in time to the silk road. Its atmosphere is wonderfully exotic with its street food vendors preparing sweets, grounding spices, making delicious round breads like the ones one finds in Uzbekistan or Turkey, or skinning...More

Thank Joel P
Reviewed 5 days ago

Very lively and colorful. Well worth a visit but watch your belongings and I would not recommend eating any of the street food.l

Thank manoabob
Reviewed 6 days ago

An amazing place day or night [ not sure if it shuts down ] especially the open air carcasses in the street that are being stripped of there meat for the BBQ skewers and also the sesame seed covered deep fried squid on a stick...More

Thank johnsp123
Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked from our hotel the are was packed with people and venders selling their wares everyone was having a great time and sampling the food some dishes were unusual but it’s a different culture ( squid on a stick,deep fried crabs plenty of fruits...More

Thank Audrey K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A very busy group of pedestrian streets, making up a very crowded market/ food stall area. Very crowded in the evenings, and definitely a must see for a taste of what the end of the Silk Road might have been. The food stalls make up...More

Thank Christophe C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Mainly made up of food stores and souvenir shops though from other posts maybe I missed some of ambiance by going in afternoon rather than night time. I wasn't adventurous to try food though bargained for some souvenirs and stopped by mosque.

Thank mcmusgro
Reviewed 1 week ago

a pair of lions mark the entrance to the Muslim quarter this is a farley wide street with edible items an eateries on both sides about one block from the lions..take right on a much narrower street its the first right you can take,,the street...More

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December 11, 2017|
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Response from JonNewcastle | Reviewed this property |
The muslim quarter will be open year round. It is popular with locals and tourists alike. We have just got back and it was cold, cold, cold.
June 17, 2017|
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Response from guy b | Reviewed this property |
No dress rules per se ....but be sensitive to the fact that it is a Muslim market .....slacks and covered arms for the ladies shows respect .
June 11, 2017|
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Response from iamsuhaini | Reviewed this property |
Of course. Inshaa Allah, they're all halal as served by Muslims. Street vendors and restaurants, halal. You can see the logos right on the premises.