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Muslim Quarter

West of Bell Drum Towers Square , Beilin District, Xi'an 710000, China
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West of Bell Drum Towers Square , Beilin District, Xi'an 710000, China
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Reviewed yesterday

Muslim Quarter is probably the most crowded and animated area within Xi'an downtown, where a lot of shops, stalls, carts close each other, sell any kind of goods or food. Remarkable is the section dedicated to the street food.

Thank Paolo P
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We came here several times during our stay. There is everywhere very good and typical food. But in the other hand it can be extremely crowded here- especially on weekend evening.

Thank Ralph W
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The Muslim quarter is definitely a sight to see lots of hustle and bustle and all the different foods however it does get a bit repetitive

Thank adrman123
Reviewed 4 days ago

Spent a nice of hour or so walking around the Muslim Quarter, there are lots of places to buy food and souvenirs etc. If you walk the covered stalls down to the mosque haggle for anything you may want to purchase, I'd go for 1/2...More

Thank Stuart B
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Muslim quarters are always busy and crowded. it is an interesting place for a visit. Try some local specialties, if you dare. We did not:). You can do some shopping, there too In the streets close by, you can buy a Chinese barbecue grill...More

Thank Travelerfamily3
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

You might think terracotta is the best? Nah, boring. The Muslim area is great, it's rather tight streets with food, drinks, accessories and people. It's vivid, full all the time and with a lot of lights. It's great for a walk, trying drinks and local...More

Thank Diazolidinyl
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The street food here is absolutely delicious. Lamb stew lamb kebabs lamb buns. Ask for Rou Jia Mo. Long Street lots of sellers lots of energy. Super busy at night. Check it out.

Thank Joe_Macpherson04
Reviewed 1 week ago

The lights, noise, vendors, wide array of foods, spices, and people! All amazing to take in. It's a large area so plan enough time to stroll slowly through the streets (usually crowded) and bring your adventurous appetite in case you decide to partake in the...More

Thank catbird10
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took a three week trip to China, Cambodia and Thailand. The Muslim Street was one of the top sights that stands out in our mind three months later! It is like a carnival of food stands and restaurants on a lively street packed with...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 1 week ago

A long street with repeating vendor stalls of food and trinkets. It was fun to walk the street and see all that was available, but after the first few blocks it was obvious that there would be nothing new to see. There are areas that...More

Thank Chris W
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18 June 2017|
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Response from guy b | Reviewed this property |
No dress rules per se ....but be sensitive to the fact that it is a Muslim market .....slacks and covered arms for the ladies shows respect .
12 June 2017|
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Response from iamsuhaini | Reviewed this property |
Of course. Inshaa Allah, they're all halal as served by Muslims. Street vendors and restaurants, halal. You can see the logos right on the premises.
15 September 2015|
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Response from Fay W | Reviewed this property |
from te bell tower you walk straight toward the drum tower. you have to pass the park and go all the way up to the drum tower. the courtyard in front of it is effectively the beginning of the Muslim quarter. the first... More