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Xi'an City Wall (Chengqiang)

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Address: Zhongxin District, Xi'an 710001, China
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worth a walk up the stairs

lovely views over the city both sides, gives you a sense of how grand everything is and how they liked to keep people out

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Toms River, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was a large wall built around the city for protection from their enemies. Some of the wall remains and you can walk along the top for nice views of the city.

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Halifax, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

lovely views over the city both sides, gives you a sense of how grand everything is and how they liked to keep people out

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Perth, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This wall is huge and allows for a comfortable bike ride on a large stone walled road with parapets high enough to give you confidence that you are not going over. The old moat area is used for recreation such as tai-chi, whip cracking and badminton at least that was what we managed to see. On the inside we viewed... More 

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Suzhou, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

you could a place where you can rent a bike on the city wall,go and get one. Actually,the night scene is more beautiful

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sac. ca
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This wall is about 10 miles around a central part of the city. You can see its really impressive from pictures, it looks like a gigantic castle wall. The only problem is the views from the entire 10 miles are practically identical. There's a very nice park at the base of the outside of the wall and a view of... More 

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Muscat, Masqat, Oman
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Take the buggy ride. Pay the yen price as the walk is verrrrry long. You can also take the bikes if you feel like being fit. The place is really cool to see and high up that over looks the old town from the new. The old town area is full of funky coffee shops and restaurents.

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Hong Kong, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Enjoyed walking around the walls of the old city. You can hire a bike and cycle on them too which is fun. There's a bit of information once you are up on the wall - not a lot though so I didn't get to learn that much about when and how it was built. There are some snack vendors up... More 

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Xianyang, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The city walls is beautiful and really big,you can see a lovely view of central Xi'an , great place to visit, hiring cycle to see the place is a great idea, can see lot of china cultural activities, dances etc which makes the place really lively

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We visited this as part of a city day tour and really would have liked to spend more time, but unfortunately it was our last day in Xi'an. Had we known we would have spent an extra day and come back and hied one of the bicycles to ride around the wall. Having been to the Great Wall the size... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you are in Xi'an then go to the wall. But go early, it gets very crowded, and hot in summer. Part of the amazing cultural heritage of China.

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