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Xi'an Bell Tower, Xi'an
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A grand construction of wood and brick, Xi'an Bell Tower stands as the city's most iconic landmark and one of the largest of its kind in the nation. Built in 1384 during the Ming Dynasty, the tower looms 40 m (131 ft) high and sits atop a massive stone foundation. Once rung to herald the beginning and the end of the day, the tower features a pagoda-like design, complete with a triple stack of roof awnings. Note the curved edges of the roofs, which helped strengthen the building during earthquakes. You may also hear about a local legend during your visit--according to the tale, the tower serves as the anchor attached to a restless, subterranean dragon. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Xi'an Bell Tower by using our Xi'an trip itinerary planner.
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  • Menara lonceng adalah tengara dari Xi'an, Xi'an terletak di pusat kota tua, pada kenyataannya, sekarang saya merasa juga pusat Xi'an ~~ susun dinding Haha Ming Timur dan Barat empat jalan, yang terbes...  more »
  • Front is down the Bell Tower station. Lit up at night, is impressive. Entrance fee is too high. He by the way I did.
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  • Very colorful ancient architecture located in the middle of the road. must visit place specially during night.