Great to check out. Wish we had walked the entire perimeter of the wall - hard to do when you have 2 elderly parents.
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The surface of the wall is slightly uneven so wear comfortable shoes. To go around the wall once, you can either do it by 1) foot - takes about 3 hours, 2) by bike, and 3) electric cable car. If you are tired of walking...More
Impressive wall and IMHO hiring bicycles the way to go. Myself and my boys (15&10) got the bikes and cycled the whole way around whilst my wife took a leisurely stroll! Wide and not particularly busy (a first for us in China) meant for a...More
We truly felt privileged to view upon arrival these amazing Xian City Walls lit all around it was like Christmas so decorative and peaceful. In fact there are four main gates Chande East meaning "Joy Eternal", Anding West meaning "Harmony Peace", Yongning South meaning "Eternal...More
Found the wall to be about what we expected through the pictures we saw. The South gate tends to be the prettier of the two. Make sure you visit at night as the lights really add to the experience.
Certainly the most impressive city wall I can recall seeing but other than somewhere to enjoy a traffic free walk ( bicycles excepted) not really much else to comment on.
Nice leasurely walk of the city walls with really good views of Xian, the buildings along the wall are lovely there are also market stalls a gift shop and coffee stalls, you can also cycle along the walls if you like.