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Address: West of Bell Drum Towers Square , Beilin District, Xi'an 710000, China
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Guided Leisure Walking Tour to Muslim Quarter in Xi'an

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Came in the evening and are some street foot and enjoyed the fish cleaning my tired feet from the long walk on the city wall. It's a cool place to see a lot of different... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Guangzhou, China
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Guangzhou, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Came in the evening and are some street foot and enjoyed the fish cleaning my tired feet from the long walk on the city wall. It's a cool place to see a lot of different things. Have a look!

Thank Buxster
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is probably the most important part of the trip we made while we visited Xi'an. Apparently, this place is the furthest point in Asia which meets the Western civilization, which later formed what is later known as the silk/trade route. Islamic civilization spread to here and that the people who are today traders in this area are of Muslim... More 

Thank tkzrea
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The action, the activity, the chaos. All are an assault to the senses but in this case in a good way. To see a man butcher a lamb perfectly right next to another stretching and making nougat. The sights and smells and sounds are to behold. Really I don't know what possesses the taxis and couriers to think they can... More 

Thank Noel N
Ruskin, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I have no idea why our tour stopped here. Maybe they didn't take us to the right section because I learned nothing and had no idea why we stopped. All we did was walk down the street and talked about the various foods which were cooked and sold. I didn't feel I saw the Muslim culture.

Thank Beth E
Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This area is alive and bustling. What a great atmosphere! Easy to join and blend into the surroundings.

Thank Cazcatz
Cupertino, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This market is very noisy and is primarily about eating and food. You get a chance to see all manner of food being cooked, baked and eaten. From fresh meat hanging on hooks; to skewers of meat; noodles; dumplings; breads; even candy. Try some of the stranger foods such as the battered crab

Thank Keith_LP95014
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Xi'an has a good metro/subway system with all the stations written in western script and an English spoken voice over telling you which stop is next. Take the metro and then walk around and explore. There are plenty of small stalls selling foods and curios. We never felt anything but at ease and safe. This is a country which has... More 

Thank Karene W
Porter, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our walk through the Muslim Quarter was an absolute, total sensory overload. Fresh meat hanging everywhere. Meat on a stick, flatbreads, candy, roasted nuts, nut brittles, noodles, dumplings, and other treats all cooking everywhere. Shops selling fruit, fresh pressed juice, crafts, tourist stuff, etc. All this jammed stall-to-stall on both sides of very narrow streets filled with people, scooters (all... More 

Thank David S
Leek, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A real insight to local culture. Amazing variety of food and crafts. Great for souvenir shopping. Had a lovely afternoon wandering the streets.

Thank beverleyc59
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The smell of the various foods being cooked and the different shops selling all sorts of items is definitely worth a visit. The area is a large market with street vendors and restaurants together with stalls and shops selling all sorts of items. The methods of cooking and preparing food was an eye opener to me. A market is a... More 

Thank Yarragon

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