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“Nice place to relax”

Dayan Pagoda Northern Square
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Xi'an Night Tour: South Gate Square and Musical...
Ranked #10 of 336 things to do in Xi'an
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed August 20, 2013

This place is free and is around the big wild goose pagoda (or Da yan Pagoda). There are some fountains and the view is nice. On your way to the pagoda, you can have a break there and enjoy the view!

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Reviewed August 19, 2013

The light,sound and water show may not be one of the best we've seen but it's free and a good chance to mix with the locals. If you're western they'll want to take a photo of you (you'll get used to this in China if you're blonde). Try and get to the newly developed areas of Xian center at night too for the very modern take on the traditional architecture.

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Reviewed July 30, 2013

Nobody knew the starting time of the fountain. Constantly bothered by aggressive whistleblowing watchmen which pushed the crowd and us away from the dangerous fountain and its 1/2" deep water.
When they do not want tourists they should just tell before.
One of the worst experiences in many years in China

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Reviewed July 14, 2013

I went at night time with those cheesy music fountain which im not really fond of.
but the lighting setup with the chinese ancient music background, it gives you a sense of what Tang Dynasty (one of great Dynasty in chinese history ) was like, I wish there's a costume shop to get dressed like those old time style. It took me about 20 mins walk from the closest subway station, still it's a worth a visit

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Reviewed July 12, 2013

Set in beautiful gardens the Dayan Pagoda or Wild Duck Pagoda as it is known by locals is a must visit. Be careful at the local gift shops where they tend to charge you more than else where in Xi'an. Call into the History Museum, only a short walk away.

Thank Laird Philip K
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