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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 4 days 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

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Reviewed 5 days 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

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Accessed via underground pedestrian tunnel ,you can purchase for just drum or just bell or combined, scanning before you enter and huge bell outside with great views of the city,not much to see inside that's very interesting

Thank Flitz8
Reviewed 1 week ago

I enjoyed our evening walk to the Bell Tower which is just a 15 walk from the hotel we stayed. The whole place is lit up and rivals the glittter and glitziness of Las Vegas!

Thank GrandTour46965058752
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's lit up at night, so an evening visit really give visitors a sense of the majesty of the Bell Tower. It's located in the center of a traffic circle, so we circumnavigated the tower on the outside of the circle for some great photos.

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Similar to other ancient Chinese bell towers. Includes exhibit of vintage royal furniture, other artifacts. Excellent but short performance on ancient Chinese instruments given throughout day.

Thank StuS81
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Can see all levels and museum inside tower in about 45 minutes. We did it in 30 minutes as we had to hurry to get to somewhere else. Saw it in early evening and it’s beautifully lit up. Got in on a ticket we purchased...More

Thank RockiesResident
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I wish we could have spent more time here. As it was, we drove by slowly on our night bus tour of Xi’an. The tower is so beautifully lit up at night, and I highly recommend that you visit (at night).

Thank StephenGlobeTrotter
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The history behind the bell tower was just as interesting as looking at it. You could probably get what the guide told use from a book, but I am sure the guide gave us more than the "textbook" version.

Thank Rich G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The tower is beautiful at night. If your in the area, exploring the Muslim quarter it’s worth visiting when dark.

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Response from Dario C | Reviewed this property |
As I remember, it opens al 18:00 hours.
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