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Dayan Pagoda Northern Square

Yata Road, Yanta District, Xi'an 710061, China
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“light show” (11 reviews)
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Yata Road, Yanta District, Xi'an 710061, China
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Dayanta North Square is the place for the nightly dancing fountains show. In late May 2017 the show started at 21.00 but be there at the latest at 20.00. There is only one show per evering. Compared to Dubai and Bellagio Fountains in Las Vegas...More

Thank Timo R
Reviewed 4 days ago

You can reach this place by getting of at Dayanta Subway station. It is very close to the Pagoda and you can enjoy the nice view from afar!

Thank ana-marialungu
Reviewed 1 week ago

I accidentally happen to find myself on the Northern square, when the fountain show started at around 4 p.m. I guess, the show is more impressive in the evening, when everything is illuminated. The fountain area with the Dayan pagoda on the background is huge....More

Thank Shimnik
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to the fountain show at night. It's a huge area and you have a lot of choice about where to watch the show. The best place appears to be at the front end (ie. The end that's furtherest away from the pagoda and near...More

1  Thank Pengilld
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This a great area to walk around. You dont need to go into the exhibit because area is great. On a friday evening people dacing traditional folk dances and fountain show. Interesting to see different culture. Great to see familirs together and people enjoying themselves....More

Thank bradleyb001
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our group chose to visit this area to have dinner and view the fountain light show one evening. The noodle house we visited was not particularly accommodating to westerners (no forks?), was crowded, and were slow. Consequently, we were a little late getting over to...More

Thank Scott G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Walking the streets of Xian and seeing how they were illuminated was an unexpected surprise. But musical fountain was the highlight. Has to be experienced to be believed - I loved the Fountains of Bellagio in Las Vegas but this was much better - so...More

Thank Bella17Sydney
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Loved this square. So majestic and the light show was mesmerizing. It's perfect for an evening stroll around the park after dinner.

Thank WorldTraveller915
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

To be honest I thought Xian was just about the Terracotta Warriors but how wrong I was. There was plenty to see including this great night time attraction. Our guide Lisa from Wendy Wu tours was brilliant.

Thank Longfieldmike
Reviewed 9 April 2017

This is an absolute must. Since Xi'an is a small town you get the opportunity to explore these building sites where the crown is manageable. Always a good experience from a historic point of view

Thank Shereenb25
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How easy is it to get around in this area of Xian .. is it safe to walk, and is it easy to get a taxi?
10 April 2017|
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Response from BrotherYo | Reviewed this property |
Good morning, Yes to all your questions. This is an area that easily accessible and where you can find easy transportation around. I recommend that you ask your Concierge for Subway access and other means. Have a fun trip to... More
is the fountain and light show on every night in september ?
5 October 2015|
Response from GRACE611 | Reviewed this property |
Yep~As far as i know~every night on 20:30 in September~
C'è un ristorante vicino ?
2 August 2016|
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