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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

My guide took me here as part of the tour I was on and it certainly wasn't what I was expecting. It was eat street but of a different kind. Fried crab and I mean the whole crab, toffee being bashed by big wooden hammers,...More

Thank Kate101_10
Reviewed yesterday

I am very picky about the food so dint eat anything from there but overall it was a nice experience to be there. Must visit.

Thank rahxar
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

You'll find a lot if souvenirs to buy. Remember the art of bargaining, whatever price they ask, start offering less thank half of what they ask. It worked for us and got some good deals. Lots of local food, if you are open to try...More

Thank Lety J
Reviewed 2 days ago

Most of the shops/stalls are about food, sometimes whole animal carcasses hanging for cutting for pieces for barbeque. Probably overrated, but nice to see in the evening.

Thank Ouppoeps
Reviewed 3 days ago

Although it was good to visit the Mosque and surrounding area, it was not the best experience in our China trip. People were even spitting openly in the mosque! The surrounding shops have a few good things, but most of the stuff there is old...More

Thank Dayadesh
Reviewed 4 days ago

I am glad I visited this location. I had a great meal there and did some cheap shopping. HOWEVER, remember that the quarter really consists of a narrow passage through which everyone squeezes in both directions. There are many shouting merchants and sellers are very...More

Thank ProfessionalFemale
Reviewed 4 days ago

Did a food tour through this area. Vibrant area. Food was interesting. Some if it quite good, some not to my taste. If you don't try you won't know.

Thank Bigtfire
Reviewed 4 days ago

We walked through this quarter and it was very lively, crazy and multiculture and very interesting - a lot to see and discover. The food especially the meat does not really show eatable and fresh.. so be careful if you like to eat there!! Overall...More

Thank smokeley
Reviewed 4 days ago

I don't know why this is characterized as an attraction. There's good street food, like in any large Chinese city. And markets are generally worth walking through.

Thank matthewpatrickhowe
Reviewed 5 days ago

There's some truly wonderful street food, aim to eat in the restaurants heavily patronised by locals - it's not hard to tell which these are! Restaurants that fitted into that category and cooked fresh out front on the street are the ones we enjoyed most....More

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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.
September 14, 2015|
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Response from Fay W | Reviewed this property |
from te bell tower you walk straight toward the drum tower. you have to pass the park and go all the way up to the drum tower. the courtyard in front of it is effectively the beginning of the Muslim quarter. the first... More