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Drum Tower Square

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Nearby of Beiyuan Gate, West Main Street, Xi'an 710000, China
+86 173 6014 1905
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Stroll the area between the Drum and Bell towers at night to enjoy the atmosphere and see these sites and city walls lit up. During the day, buy a ticket for the Drum tower and catch the short musical show that happens several times during...More

Thank pagjags1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Many steep steps to the top, lots of old drums, they do a recital once a day. Best view is a night time.

Thank John and Deb K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lighting is beautiful at night, lots of place to sit and relax and enjoy the evening. In the day it's hot and not as impressive, so definitely go in the evening!

Thank Ken P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a lovely oasis in the middle of the shopping district. Great views of both the towers and borders Muslim Street.

Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is so much cooler at night then the high 90's of a July day. Buy a combo ticket for about $5 US and see both the Drum and Bell towers. Pretty crowed but it is a nice experience. The wall around the city is...More

Thank CTS_Knows
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Best to see at night when it's cooler and the towers are lit up. The streets are aligned with large red Chinese not knots also lit up. Clean lovely area.

Thank arsynnest
Reviewed 1 August 2018

Lots of drums outside to have pics taken with reflections of solar sections of moon.Inside recital start at 10.15 but check board. Go early to get good view.We found best place was just behind the seats. Colourful costumes and short pieces of music from various...More

Thank 918teresah
Reviewed 12 July 2018

This is a wonderful place to sit down to relax after visiting the Bell and/or Drum Towers. Very close to the Muslim district. We enjoyed just sitting and talking with the locals and "people watching". A very interesting and relaxing place to sit. The view...More

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Reviewed 8 July 2018

As a combo location of the Drum Tower and Bell Tower which is just opposite each other and walking distance. Get a ticket for 35 yuan for a top view of the areas and can see Muslim quarter from above as well. Enjoy visiting while...More

Thank John K
Reviewed 8 July 2018

Always interesting to watch people when we travel. This square has great views of the Bell Tower and the Drum Tower and is a great place to hang out. Bring a picnic.

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Response from dianadevit | Reviewed this property |
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