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Drum Tower Square

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All reviews muslim quarter beautiful square great place to walk around beautiful at night lit up at night interesting building visit at night busy area lots of shops worth seeing small museum nice place to visit food stalls xi'an city old city dumplings bell
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I enjoyed it at night more so than during the day because of how it is lit up at night. It is a very busy area even during off season, it should be part of your city tour.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Luvtravel100
Reviewed 1 January 2019

The drum tower will take around 40 minutes to visit. The performances vary in times, so best check (we went to the Muslim quarter market to coordinate out visit with the performance) ... There were 4 on the day we went; We went to the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Sasha M
Reviewed 31 December 2018

I saw this at night and during the day, and with all the lights on its quite a sight at night. Its also called the sister tower of the Bell tower. Stunning views of the city from the top of the Drum Tower.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank madeleinbooth
Reviewed 18 December 2018

The Drum Tower itself is of course more interesting than the square which leads to the Muslim Quarter, which is a must see. Filled with hawkers trying to sell naff toys for kids, though not many children around. A useful little tourist office to the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Megonthemove
Reviewed 2 December 2018

a very beautiful square, very vibrant, in the evening, close to the muslim quarter, with many restaurants and cafes, a lot of youth and families, a very pleasant place to enjoy the evening

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank NATHAN1909
Reviewed 29 November 2018

This tower is the sister tower to the Drum tower. A huge building. Best seen at night. The Muslim market is nearby

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Barry C
Reviewed 21 November 2018

This is worth doing as part of a tour of Xian including the Bell Tower. It is an interesting building and you need to go inside to see the furniture there.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank annesA334NI
Reviewed 20 November 2018

Take a walk at night and the tower can be seen from all over the city. It looks amazing the lighting is wonderful.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank margaret c
Reviewed 19 November 2018

Rich in histoery and architectuire, set in the old city quarter in a scenic setting, this is definitely worth a visit.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank docgautham
Reviewed 10 November 2018 via mobile

Square is quite busy with vendors but is beautiful at night as it's lit up and glows quite beautifully ,

Date of experience: November 2018
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tiger1492
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The Drum Tower and the Bell Tower are large pagodas which are particularly spectacular at night. You can also visit the interiors which are sort of small museums. The Drum Tower has a drumming exhibitiion I think once a... More
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