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Xi'an City Wall (Chengqiang)

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Address: Zhongxin District, Xi'an 710001, China
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US$73.00*
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2-Hour Biking Tour on the Old City Wall of Xian
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US$99.00*
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Private Classic Xi'an One Day Tour Including Lunch
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Terra Cotta Warriors and Ancient City Wall Tour from Xi'an

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Rent a bike, ride around history

Went a while back, but I recall enjoying this part of the visit a whole lot. For a small fee you can rent a bike to go all the way around the old city. It gets a bit tiring if... read more

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Wuhan, China
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Wuhan, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Went a while back, but I recall enjoying this part of the visit a whole lot. For a small fee you can rent a bike to go all the way around the old city. It gets a bit tiring if you're out of shape; shouldn't be a problem for most 20-somethings. :) Be sure to check the weather and have... More 

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Bronxville, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was interesting to see the town from here. We only wish we had the time to rent bikes and ride around the entire wall. It is a n easy flat ride but very pleasant and good to see the town from all angles.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

When you visit Xi'an, one does it to see the Terra Cotta Warriors. A pleasant surprise is the City Wall. Medieval in type, which includes a moat. Be aware, of the City's pollution. On our visit the air was not good inhibiting our ability to walk the site. Regardless of the air quality, it is a pretty interesting and historical... More 

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Beijing, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The ancient city wall is truly impressive. At night it is beautifully lit all around. I walked a bit along the outside of the wall near the South Gate, after the Tang Dynasty show. I enjoyed the scenery along the way including the river overlook, and came across several groups of locals dancing to music in the parks. By day,... More 

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Thank Melissa F
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We walked from North to South and it took us a good 2 hours at a leisurely pace. We would say it would take longer if you wanted to stop and read every thing. We enjoyed and there is an option for bikes if you want to make it quicker. Think it was around 45RMB to hire.

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McLean, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We rented bikes and rode around the nine-mile perimeter of the wall. Great fun and very interesting!

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Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The size on this structure takes the breath away. The walkway on the top is about as wide a s 4 lane road and the gates are huge. What better experience than to stand at the West Gate which is the start of The Silk Road and dream?

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We drove around Xi'an at night and saw the city wall lit up. It was spectacular and beautiful. A must do

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you're a history buff I can't imagine a more fascinating experience than climbing onto the South Gate, walking along the wall and visiting the little known wall museum. I researched city walls around the world and, although there are prettier walls, none is more than half the size of that of Xi'an. I walked West on the wall from... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We cycled around the stunningly restored Ming-dynasty era city walls, a great way to explore the city. Good, informative explicative explanations provided about the main sights visible from the walls. The only downside was the pollution & smog which was rather visible on that particular day.

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