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Xi'an Mosque

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Address: Huajue Alley, Xi'an 710043, China
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Dating back to the Ming period, this mosque features inner courtyards that...

Dating back to the Ming period, this mosque features inner courtyards that bear more of a resemblance to a Chinese temple.

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Gorgeous but in Need of Repair

This was a beautiful and peaceful place to visit. It was obvious that the facility needs to be updated and needs a little TLC but everyone we met within this little sanctuary was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was a beautiful and peaceful place to visit. It was obvious that the facility needs to be updated and needs a little TLC but everyone we met within this little sanctuary was kind and quick to offer a hello and a smile. Despite it being in the center of a very busy marketplace, the Xi'an Mosque was incredibly peaceful... More 

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Shanghai Region, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It is not a must-see. But you can check out if you are in the area and have some time. Good presentation in English about some core concepts of Islam. The mosque itself is quite old and its condition is OK. Near the muslim quarter.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We right through the teeming Muslim Quarter of Xi'an, past many street stalls and vendors, down alleyways, until we finally reached the Grand Mosque, a peaceful sanctuary a stone's throw away from all the hustle and bustle. You'd probably have to ask for directions to find the place. We were taken aback by the tranquility of the gardens and the... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Included in tour. Found unkempt, dirty, nothing much to look at, of little interest even if it was the biggest in China, not allowed inside building.

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Thank Ngaire H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A calm and interesting refuge from the busyness of the Muslim quarter. No need to cover your head. Almost no other tourists there when I visited.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Peaceful and architecturally stunning, this mosque is a short walk down an alley from the center of the Muslim district. Even though you can walk in wearing shorts, my feeling is, it's a religious shrine, show some respect. Enjoy the inscriptions, gardens and arches.

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Canberra, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Xian Great Mosque is a delightful sanctuary in a bustling market area. A small guidebook is provided free of charge which provides a good context for visitors.The phoenix pavilion is quite unique.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's truly a hidden gem inside the busy Muslim Quarter. You'll forget the hassle and bustle as soon as you step to the mosque complex. It's quite a big place with gardens, gates and buildings before you reach the mosque's prayer hall. No matter what your belief is, this mosque is not to be missed on your Xi'an trip.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

... because it does not look like one and there is no minarett to be found. Rather a Kind of very old park area with very old traditional buildings, a larger hall for prayers and a visitors room with pics of Heads of States and celebrities who'd been here (like boxer Muhamad Ali). Peaceful and quiet but of course State-controlled,... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is really worth seeing. It is a bit of a mission to find, you have to go through the covered market. There are signs off the main drag showing the way. 40 RMB entrance. A historic site with an interesting mix of Chinese and Arab architecture style and calligraphy from both languages. Very peaceful surroundings. Non-Muslims are not... More 

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