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Address: The Southern of Xi'an West Main Street Beiyuanmen,, Xi'an 710003, China
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Built in 1384, this imposing tower was rebuilt after the 1949 Communist...

Built in 1384, this imposing tower was rebuilt after the 1949 Communist revolution.

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Private Day Tour of Xi'an Highlights
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$38*
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Private Day Tour of Xi'an City Highlights
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Private Walking Tour in the Old City Area of Xi'an

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Beautiful Drum Show

There are a lot of old drums from the ancient times here. But the best of all here is the Drum show that they do. That is really entertaining.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
nilayshah1994
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

A must see, the tower is lite up at night, visit in the day walk to the top and take pictures of the city, make sure you take in the drum show in the money.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

If you see the Drum Tower during the day, don't forget to see it at night when it is so beautifully lit up. Walking distance from South Gate and the Bell Tower.

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Thank Annette H
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Some locals performed a drum show. Drums from different areas to view. Great view from the top of the tower.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There are a lot of old drums from the ancient times here. But the best of all here is the Drum show that they do. That is really entertaining.

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Thank nilayshah1994
Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Awesome at night, worth a climb up, and is a nice place to grab that kebab and savor the time you have in Xi'an. One of the city's awesome landmarks.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went and had a look with a small group of friends. Didn't need a tour guide and was able to learn enough by looking and reading. When buying tickets get the combo, Bell Tower and Drum Tower - it is slightly cheaper. Was great to see and I recommend seeing it at night as well as the lighting is magnificent.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Buy the Drum and Bell Tower ticket combo to save money if you want to visit both. Go during the live performance to feel the rhythm of the drummers. Located next to the Muslim Quarter, it provides a good vantage point of the surrounds and looks great at night. A small drum museum is located inside.

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Thank Joyman L
Suzhou, China
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was ok but we missed the performance. There were many different types of drums on display. The views were good from the top and it would be even better at night.

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Thank Catherine C
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very interesting and fascinating experience. I have never seen so many drums collected in a single location!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This area too has become a central tourist site especially at night. There's a thousand people selling trinkets of all kinds and even a row of huge telescopes focused on Saturn when I was there. The drum tower itself offers nice views of the city all around and is reasonable in price. It also includes admission to the Bell tower... More 

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