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Dayan Pagoda Northern Square, Xi'an

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Considered Asia's largest fountain square, Dayan Pagoda Northern Square reflects the cultural beauty of the once-great Tang Dynasty. The square contains a garden area, a tourism business area, and a cultural corridor, in addition to the middle fountain area where spectacular light-water shows attract thousands of spectators. Notice how the site brims with entertainment, as shadow puppets, clay sculptors, stilt walkers, and artsy paper cutters swarm the area. Visit the snack bars and souvenir shops in the adjacent pedestrian streets to purchase food and gifts. Using our world travel planner, Xi'an attractions like Dayan Pagoda Northern Square can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • 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 brill...  more »
  • 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  more »
  • We missed the light show as we were starving ! But after visiting the Big Goose Pagoda we hung about here, flying a kite and people watching. The locals all have glowing head wear and ballons it is a ...  more »