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Xi'an City Wall (Chengqiang)

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Address: Zhongxin District, Xi'an 710001, China
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2-Hour Biking Tour on the Old City Wall of Xian
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Not fond of the title but that is what it is. It stretches nearly 14 kms around the city center has regular watch towers archers positions and is a formidable defence system there... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
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Ottershaw, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Not fond of the title but that is what it is. It stretches nearly 14 kms around the city center has regular watch towers archers positions and is a formidable defence system there are single and tandem bikes available for hire car a circuit that probably takes more than an hour

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Perth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Really nice to stroll along looking down into the old city, you can hire bikes and cycle. Our guide was very good at explaining about the functions of the wall and buildings in olden times.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

City wall is one of the best experience we had in Xian. View of the city was amazing, but on the same time we can get the feel of ancient china too. Climate was amazing, cool breeze and slightly sunny day. A must thing to do is the cycling. You can finish the ride in nearly 2 hours of time... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Perfectly preserved medieval city wall. You can go around the whole circumference on top, but it is quite a long ways.

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Hamburg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

I have never thought i would ride a bike all around a city on a city wall. We had tremoundous fun and wonderfull views.

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

You read about this city wall and think you are ready for it - then when you see it and stand on it it just "wow". It had the same impact on us as the Great Wall. Xian City Wall is massive and runs for kilometres. It is as wide as a standard road and cobblestoned. It is a great... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

from the SkyTel hotel from front door turn right noy far to City Wall can be there till about 8pm and it is excellent, as bike rides, scenery, information, people, all i can say is its excellent and close. If you go out Hotel turn left keep walking and turn (about 1/2 km down) left at end of street, walk... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Xi'an City Wall has a special place in my heart. The atmosphere is simply magical, especially at sun set, as there won't be a lot of people and the whole place becomes....well, for the lack of the better word - magical. Make sure to take a bike ride, but they only accept cash so be prepared.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

We took the bikes at the Eastern gate and did the clokwise tour of the walls in about 100 min. It was quite hard to make it but worth while. The music you hear, the towers you meet every 300 meters bring you back to the old times if the Empire.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

The city wall is build around the old city and one can take bike on rent and go biking. We had lot of fun doing the same and could cover the whole distance. Lots of photo opportunities from different angles. Not advisable to venture out during winter, if you want to get full money's worth!

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