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Drum Tower Square, Xi'an

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Learn about the history of Chinese drumming at Drum Tower Square. The square’s main attraction is the tower from 1380, built during the Ming dynasty, which holds 24 drums on display. Take a look at various sidewalk music and art performances, or buy a souvenir from the stalls around the site. Take a break in the small flower park, and if you're hungry, buy some food from the vendors on the square. During the night, the whole square comes to life with impressive lighting. Using our online itinerary creator, Xi'an attractions like Drum Tower Square can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Passage from there are worth a visit during the day or night, and the station. Square is one step lower "Bell Tower", the road height is "drum tower" square "image. In the evening, interesting drop-in for a toy shop. Umbrellas with LED with rubber bands in the sky launch, 10 was sold at three Yuan /. Tired of adults, served five times. Police officer? In a mad dash away as security personnel approached, was launched on the opposite side of the square. Regulations for the landscape will be, can't be bothered to catch and I caught sight is really Chinese. Is-what are up a few years ago and was fascinated by....
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  • This place is well-lit up at night and great for photographs. The Muslim Quarter is directly behind this building and the Bell Tower is about 300 meters down the road, so one visit to this location wi...  more »
  • A big structure that you can see from far off. Interesting to get the facts from a local perspective.  more »
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  • This is the other half of a pair of iconic towers in Xian. The Drum tower is located next to the Muslim street food and it is at its best when viewed at night with the light shinning brightly on it.
  • Nice architecture and just by the busy muslim street
  • A must for pictures.
  • בלילה כאשר האורות דולקים מחזה יפה, תמונות נוף תעשו מהקומה השניה
  • Xi'an Bell Tower. Xian treasures, magnificent and beautiful at night
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