Went up to the city wall about 30 minutes before sunset. Strolled on top of the wall to get photos. After sun set when it’s dark, you will get spectacular photos of the illuminated wall and buildings. A must to explore when in Xi’an.
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Built to protect the ancient capital of China, the city wall remains as forbidding and impressive as it must have done when it served its real purpose. I have seen many city walls around the world but few are kept as pristine and attractive as...More
First, there is an entrance fee for the wall. We only had a spare 1/2 hour, but it was worth it. The wall is really wide. Also, at noon, no one on bikes. Very quiet. Pollution/ air quality was terrible. (All over Xi'an, most so...More
l you stay overnight in Xi'an be sure to try to walk around a portion of the outside of the 14 kilometer city wall. They have created a beautiful park with a walking path between the wall and the moat. At night it is especially...More
Beautiful walk along the city wall. You need to pay entry to the city walls. We walked the wall at night and it is lit up. Beautiful views from up top. Worth a visit.
We got there on a drizzly day and still had lots of fun. You are in China! You walk through a city park and take a tram to get here. Allot about 90 minutes to walk around. Go up to the top of the main...More
Allow at least a full day to visit...so much to see. We spend a half day there as we had to catch our flight. Visited the Muslim markets which was fantastic. Would have loved to walk the wall but needed more time. We did visit...More
Ruth was lovely and gave us an excellent tour of the city wall and surrounding sights. Historically it was significant and her information plus personal stories brought it to life. She gave us excellent ideas of things to do on our evening off