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Muslim Quarter, Xi'an

Categories: Landmarks, Tourist Spots
Inspirock Rating:
4.1/5 based on 1,900+ reviews on the web
Immerse yourself in the Islamic culture located within the city center at Muslim Quarter. Inhabited by about 20,000 Muslims, the quarter covers several blocks and shelters some of the oldest and best-preserved mosques in China. Explore the dark-colored stone streets, which contain residence and business buildings modelled on the styles of Ming and Qing Dynasties. Get acquainted with the friendly descendants of first Muslim diplomatic and merchant immigrants who operate restaurants, shops, and workshops, and maintain their own traditions and customs. Also, try out local dishes sold by street vendors and check out market stalls offering authentic handicrafts and exquisite souvenirs. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Muslim Quarter and many more Xi'an attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Xi'an vacation generator.
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  • Visit the Muslim Quarter is a must especially in the evening for dinner, comes alive with restaurants and lights your fire as is typical of Chinese tradition.
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  • Great vibe. Very colourful and vibrant. Must see if in XI'AN. I wouldn't eat here but loved the sights and some of the smells, others not so good. Fascinated by seeing pig carcasses being cut up in th...  read more »
  • This place is really cool! A place where you can find various halal food, which some are very unique. Look at the stalls that have long line queue, then you know that the food is worth to try. It is e...  read more »
  • Great shops, wonderful food, and some very creative pickpockets.
  • It's a tourist trap but okay food and a good introduction for newbies in Chinese Muslim culture. Across the road from the Hilton is an authentic Muslim street which I find much better.
  • It's good place in Xi'an, there are so many kind of food, and for Muslim, it's place for halal food in China...nice..
  • Good muslim food in china
  • Very good area to eat. It tends to be very busy. You must be patient.
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