Dayan Pagoda Northern Square, Xi'an

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Fountain · Landmark
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. To visit Dayan Pagoda Northern Square and get the most from your holiday in Xi'an, create itinerary details personal to you using our Xi'an trip itinerary builder website.
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  • This is a large area located right next to the wild goose pagoda. the key highlight here is the light and water fountain show. While the show is available on the hour from day to night it is best to.....  more »
  • The entire place was crowded and full of life in the evening when we went. Easily accessible using the metro. Night is the best time to visit with all the colorful lights, fountain, entertainment etc  more »
  • We were thankful that our hotel (the Yitel Dayanta; see my review) was as close as it was to this square so that we could check out the nightly performances and daily, morning exercises. There is...  more »

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