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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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  • I would advise a long wander through the city of Xi'an to take in all of the bell and drum towers and ensuring a walk through the Muslim quarter. It will be a day spent amongst really nice architectur...  more »
  • Bell Tower 钟楼 gulou, Hui district are nearby. Still dark hours will be lit up is very clean. This was variously also in and and is a fun place.
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  • The square of pirgos m drums brings together a lot of people and is usefull for the start of a long walk in the area. The thoroughly enjoyed!
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