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The Bell Tower Square marks the geographical center of the ancient capital. From this important landmark extend East, South, West and North Streets, connecting the Tower to the East, South, West and North Gates of the City Wall of the Ming Dynasty.
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Lianhu District | Junction of East main street, west main street, south main street and north main street,, Xi'an 710000, China
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was amazing to catch a photo right in front of the bell tower at night. We had a nice couple shot to end our night!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank AzaDante
Reviewed 1 week ago

This structure is in the centre of Xi'an and there is a similar tower nearby. Both are huge built as part of the defensive structures for the city. Not far from the cirty walls so can be seen in the same visit.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Barry C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Walk in the day to admire the numerous drums as it is just infront of moslem quarters. Do walk at night to see the beautiful building being light up. Take day and night photo for memories.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Blee282
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This site is worth doing as part of a tour of Xian sites, including the drum tower aswell. It is an interesting building and inside there are photos of how Xian looked earlier in the 20th century. As we were last in Xian 30 years...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A must see at night. The lights are beautiful can be seen from just about anywhere. The strange thing is it's actually a traffic around about.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank margaret c
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A historic tower to alert soldiers and citizens in the old days. Small cost to enter and can be combined with the drum tower. Good view from the tower. It is very pretty at night as it is lit up.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank seniorbudget
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Worth a vit. Enticing architecture and rich history in a scenic old world city setting. Not to miss it.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank docgautham
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just a viewing of this structure at night in the middle of a busy traffic junction is worth the visit. A must see in a trip to Xi'an.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to visit to see the history of the tower itself as well as the local area. Easy to get to from most parts of the downtown area. Easy to access via subway as there is a station within 100m. Taller people need to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Xian Bell Tower consists of a wall surrounding the old city and has lots of history behind it going back to the Ming dynasty. The wall has a rampart, a moat and is about 130' high. Lots of room on the rampart for people...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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As I remember, it opens al 18:00 hours.
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