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Xi'an City Wall (Chengqiang)

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All reviews rent a bike south gate old city entire city golf cart two hours nice walk lit up at night ming dynasty xi'an city walk around entrance fee take photos bell tower terracotta warriors bikes tandem
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Once you climb to the top the views back down looking at the gardens and the traditional Chinese temples are nice. It’s 13kms if you walk right around or you can take a little train ( which is ridiculously expensive). You don’t need to walk...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Rocky4
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We took a day tour to the terra cotta warrior museum and the Xian City Wall was included as part of the package. The Wall itself is interesting from a historical Importance perspective in protecting the city during olden days but nothing spectacular. On the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JohnSG911
Reviewed 2 days ago

We enjoyed walking on this huge wall and seeing a different view of the city of Xian. There were several couples having wedding pictures taken which were very striking in their red outfits.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank nogalert
Reviewed 2 days ago

It may be a good work around the walls. But I am not very sure if it is worth the time and ticket price given that the view are almost similar.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank petlai
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

One of the oldest wall dated back Yang and Ming dynasty. It is nicely built architectural building that has 3km x 5 KM in total length Of the wall.. you can rent a bicycle to cycle around the wall. You can have a good view...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank agoh69
Reviewed 5 days ago

The top of "wide-walled Troy" was supposed to be wide enough for two chariots to pass. They could easily do that on this wall, with room to spare.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank arcanaboy
Reviewed 6 days ago

Excellent chance to see a historic part of the city wall - a reminder of centuries ago - you can practically feel the history being there

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank mludlum2018
Reviewed 6 days ago

Cycling the Xi'an City Wall was part of our customized, private package Odynovo China tour which included a driver and English speaking guide for the two of us. Our travel consultant, Andy, recommended cycling the City Wall. So glad we decided to ride the bikes....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Justine W
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This city wall is the evidence of a great history of silk road. This is the witness of the massive inter-country bussiness thousand years ago. Luckily, this wall is still in a good condition and the government add bicycle facility for any tourist who wants...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank edwar e
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was so neat. I wish we had more time to do the the bicycle tour. Dont' miss the wall at night. Stunning. Amazing that this is still here.. and its free to see.

Date of experience: October 2018
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gailjlong
September 5, 2018|
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Response from papertiger555 | Reviewed this property |
I rode bike 20 years ago but in 2018 I actually did not see anyone doing the same thing. Perhaps there are too many visitors now. But I assume they won't have helmet even if they rent bike because there are no cars so it is... More
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Garnaal
May 9, 2018|
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Response from Audibear1 | Reviewed this property |
Once you leave you cannot renter. It’s very inexpensive to get in around 8 US dollars. I would recommend renting the bikes it’s a lot of fun and you can ride at your own pace. Stopping and viewing the city it’s beautiful.
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albara90
April 2, 2018|
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Response from Princess_Ronna | Reviewed this property |
Open all the time! You now have to pay to go there. Not expensive like 10 US dollars. You can even rent bike to ride around. It is about 15 km around. Very nice!
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ropi d
Jakarta, Indonesia
Need advice for 8 effective day itinerary Beijing+Xian (7 Replies)
Dear all, I'm traveling with my two daughters (13&11 y.o.) in May-June 2018, which is during the Ramadan fasting month (We are moeslem). It is our first trip to China mainland. Need your advice on below itinerary. - Day 1: arrive at PEK at dawn (1 AM). Beijing city tour: the Tian'anmen Square, the Forbidden City, Jinshang Park . - Day 2: the Badaling Great Wall, Temple of Heaven. - Day 3: Beijing zoo, lama temple, Confucius temple. Overnight train to Xian - Day 4: The Museum of Qin...More
April 24, 2018|
Response fromJean-Pierre D|
You'll have a lot of free time in Xi'An. Consider stopping in Pingyao between Beijing and Xi'An.
lifesucketh
Singapore, Singapore
1 day in Xian (15 Replies)
Hello. Is a full day sufficient for Xian city centre ? I intend to visit the following sights : - Xi'an Bell Tower - Big Wild Goose Pagoda (Dayanta) - Drum Tower (Gulou) - cycle around the Xi'an City Wall (Chengqiang) - Muslim Quarter - Shaanxi History Museum I will visit the Terracotta warriors on a separate day. How long do you think I need for the Shaanxi museum ? Thanks.
March 07, 2015|
Response frombryanbai|
Hello: No any problem, what you can do like this: Big wild goose pagoda, shannxi history museum in the morning, after the lunch to the local restaurants, biking on the city wall of xian from the South gate of city, stroll to the local Muslim Quarter, the Great mosque, Bell and Drum tower square, have dinner over there. Hope this can help Bryanbai
Global_Holiday_Maker
Singapore
How many days do i need? (6 Replies)
I shortlisted some attractions of Xi An and wondering if the below arrangement is good. Day 1: Terra Cotta Warriors & Horses Tomb of Emperor Jingdi (Hanyangling) Tang Dynasty show Day 2: Banpo Neolithic Village Huaqing Hot Springs Lishan Mountain Huaqing Pool Day 3: Xi'an Bell Tower Big Wild Goose Pagoda (Dayanta) Drum Tower (Gulou) Xi'an Banpo Museum Xi'an City Wall (Chengqiang) Muslim Quarter Day 4: Mt. Huashan Tour
February 17, 2015|
Response fromkvchinaa|
I'd make some adjustments and split the Xi'an sights up differently for logistical reasons and to vary the types of things you experience each day. 3 days in Xi'an is plenty of time to do all this without being rushed--and you can and should add some things to your list. Two days possible but you would be rushing. The Huashan daytrip will be a long one--use bullet train back and forth unless you are heading further east to Luoyang after Huashan. If you have an evening flight out of Xi'an on...More