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Muslim market, Xi'an

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Jostle your way through the crowd while enjoying the pungent aromas at Muslim market, a street packed with shops and food stalls. Paved with dark blue-grey flagstone, the 500 m (1,640 ft) long street offers local must-try specialties such as roujiamo (spicy marinated beef) and yangrou paomo (Uyghur pita bread soaked in thick lamb soup). Extending north from a landmark tower, the street marks the gastronomical hub for the area, its market serving the 20,000-plus Muslim community here. Watch craftsmen make ornamented bread or candy, which you can take as a souvenir. To visit Muslim market and get the most from your holiday in Xi'an, create itinerary details personal to you using our Xi'an family vacation planner.
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  • Not a place to go if you do not llike bustling crowds...but great fun - loads of food being cooked on the streets from lamb to scorpions! Plenty of tourist tat on sale but good bargains to be had if y...  more »
  • Very busy with lots of vendors and bright lights. Food, shopping, and people watching are great here. 
  • We spent a wonderful evening wandering through this market area, enjoying the many sights, smells and sounds of the community. being near that sold city wall, all lit up at night, really added to the ...  more »