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Xi'an Bell Tower

Junction of East main street, west main street, south main street and north main street, Lianhu District, Xi'an 710000, China
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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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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Junction of East main street, west main street, south main street and north main street, Lianhu District, Xi'an 710000, China
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Both Bell and Drum Tower, it's best to visit around sunset time where you still get some light to see the day view and once it gets dark, you can see the lights lit up, beautiful. Inside isn't much to see, but outside is beautiful....More

1  Thank Geminican
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We did not go inside but it’s a good view even just looking from outside, especially in the evening when all lights are lit up.

Thank End_of_Cloud
Reviewed 4 days ago

Zhong Lou or Bell Tower was first built in 1384 Ming Dynasty by the Emperor Zhu Yuanzhang it is circa 36 metres high 118 feet. The original bell was Jingyun cast in 411 Tang Dynasty and weighed 6 tons 6,500 kg 247 centimetres this was...More

Thank Alexandra P
Reviewed 1 week ago

It’s in the heart of downtown and near the Muslim quarter beautifully lit up at night. Plenty of shopping and restaurants. A very busy area

Thank Audrey K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful and the centerpiece of the area! The entrance to the wall which you can climb is across the street and shopping all around!! You can use the underground passage to cross the street.

1  Thank Tangaroa
Reviewed 1 week ago

centre of the city and you will see this gorgeous building all the time. I visited during both day time and night. Best for night photography

Thank keeyip
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The bell tower is better to visit at night as it is beautifully lit up and there are rows of flowers surrounding it. I wouldn’t go on a tour to see this and it is quick to look at, not exactly what I was expecting.

Thank Laura310199
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Inside the ancient walls of Xi'an stand the impressive Bell and Drum towers. They both offer great views across the old city and from a historical perspective are wonderful. I love the idea behind them from both a social and military perspective, they also are...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the bell tower is in excellent condition. it sits in center of old city. We did not venturing into facility, but strolled around the outside.

Thank E1608QEaarong
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great introduction to Xi'an. Ideally centered in the old city, it offers a good introduction to the culture and a good overview look.

Thank Jeff D
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13 December 2016|
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Response from Dario C | Reviewed this property |
As I remember, it opens al 18:00 hours.