Join the 2-hour walking tour, we will take you to the Muslim Quarter to express different cultures in the city.
- Explore the hidden lanes of the famous Xian Muslim Quarter
- Find the most authentic local snacks of Xian
- An additional option with direct hotel transfer is available
- Experience and learn the profound Muslim culture of Xian
The daily departure time is 6 pm. The meeting place is the lobby of Bell Tower Hotel located in the very center of the city, you will easily find your tour guide and other members here.
Then walk through the puzzling underpass and get to the Drum Tower Square 5 mins later. The guide will introduce you to some basic facts of this old city and its must-see attractions along the way and you will be stopped soon by the grand Drum Tower which has been stood there for more than 600 years.
Behind it, you will get today’s goal: Muslim Quarter. How busy and bustling it is! Most people think of this word when seeing it. Yes, it always looks crowded from early morning to night— it owns such a magic charm.
Your eyes must be dazzled at the various stalls and ears surprised by their interesting hawking. Follow your guide to find your way in the crowds and learn the hidden stories about those unknown snacks.
After walking through the main street, your tour guide will lead you to the small lane in the Quarter until the Sajinqiao area, where the real delicacy is located. Roujiamo (Chinese Hamburger), Liangpi (Cold Noodles), Yangrou Paomo (Mutton and Bread Pieces in Soup), Biang Biang Mian (Biang Biang Noodle), Zenggao (Glutinous Rice and Date Cake), Suan Tang Shuijiao (Hot and sour soup dumpling), Jiasan Guantangbao (Jiasan Soup Dumpling)…your tour guide will point out the best stall to have these foods.
Finally, the guide will lead you back to Bell Tower Hotel or the nearest subway/bus station and then you will find your way back to the hotel.
Top attractions in Xi'an
Here are some top attractions in Xi’an you could visit and enjoy. There are, of course, dozens of attractions and landmarks in Xi’an worth visiting and learning about the history of this amazing city.
Terracotta Warriors is the unique attraction, located in the Emperor Qinshihuang's Mausoleum site Museum in Xi'an, China. Also known as the Terracotta Army, these series of terracotta statues portraying the armies of the first emperor of China, Qin Shi Huang.
Giant Wild Goose Pagoda, or Big Wild Goose Pagoda, is a South Xi'an, Shaanxi, China, Buddhist pagoda. During the Tang dynasty it was built in 652 and originally had five storeys. During Empress Wu Zetian's reign, the building was reconstructed...
Marking the geographic center of the ancient capital Xian and lasting for more than 600 years, Bell Tower of Xi'an is the iconic building used to announce the time. Today it is a museum with cultural relics and traditional artworks,...
Xi'an and China travel guides
Xi’an is a large city in central China and capital of Shaanxi Province. It is over 2000 year old and it was a capital of many Chinese Empires and the seat of even more Emperors. China’s first emperor, Qin Shi Huang, was buried in outskirts of Xi’an, together with the army of thousands of terracotta warriors, world famous life size...
China travel guide: 14 things you need to know. Visit China, a country with ancient history and civilization dating all the way back to 21st century BCE. Traces of ancient civilizations are present and well preserved in almost every corner...
Top hotels in Xi'an
Xi’an has dozens of hotels of various star ratings, together with other lodging solutions, such as guest houses, hostels, and Airbnb. Bellow are some top hotel recommendations from our website. For a general hotel search, check the form at the bottom of this page or our hotel booking page.
Elegant five-star hotel “Xi'an OKL Hotel” is situated in Xi'an. It boasts a convenient location within 5 km from the city center.Hotel features Please note that the entire hotel is smoke-free.
With a stay at Hilton Xian, you'll be centrally located in Xi'an, within a 15-minute drive of Xi'an Bell Tower and Xingqing Lake. This 5-star hotel is 4 mi (6.4 km) from Drum Tower and 4.8 mi (7.7 km) from...
Ideally located in the prime touristic area of City Center, Grand Mercure Xian on Renmin Square promises a relaxing and wonderful visit. The hotel offers a high standard of service and amenities to suit the individual needs of all travelers....
With a stay at Somerset Aparthotel Xindicheng Xi’an in Xi’an, you’ll be within a 15-minute drive of Drum Tower and Giant Wild Goose Pagoda. This 4.5-star hotel is 3 mi (4.8 km) from Xi’an Bell Tower and 0.7 mi (1.2...
Xi’an Tang-Paradise Hotel is perfectly located for both business and leisure guests in Xian. Featuring a complete list of amenities, guests will find their stay at the property a comfortable one. Service-minded staff will welcome and guide you at the...
With a stay at Merlinhod Hotel Xi’an, you’ll be centrally located in Xi’an, within a 15-minute drive of Xi’an Bell Tower and Drum Tower. This 4.5-star hotel is 5.3 mi (8.6 km) from Giant Wild Goose Pagoda and 0.2 mi...
Cheap flights calendar and hotels discounts for Xi'an
The peak season for flights to Xian is January, August and September. The low season for purchasing tickets is April, May and June.
Xian is served by Xianyang International Airport. Direct flights to Xian are offered by 46 airlines. Most flights are with China Eastern Airlines. Direct flights from Xian, United States are airlines: Hainan Airlines from Los Angeles.
Xi'an and China attractions and landmarks
Here are some of the most popular attractions and landmarks in Xi’an and in China.