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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. Put Xi'an Bell Tower on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Xi'an trip planning app .
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  • Nice area, looks great at night time with the whole thing lit up. Interesting to go inside and see the stories about the history.  more »
  • Easy to get to from the subwas and it is close to the entrance to the Moslem Quarters so do the Bell and the Drum Tower, then visit the Moslem Quarters. The two probably will take you less than an hou...  more »
  • In the center of Xi'An near the Muslim Quarter, there is the Bell Tower, which reaches 36 meters high and rests on a masonry base of 9 mt to 9. Can be visited inside. The night is all lit up. Very nice!
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