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Dayan Pagoda Northern Square

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Address: Yata Road, Yanta District, Xi'an 710061, China
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Loved this square. So majestic and the light show was mesmerizing. It's perfect for an evening stroll around the park after dinner.

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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28 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Loved this square. So majestic and the light show was mesmerizing. It's perfect for an evening stroll around the park after dinner.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

To be honest I thought Xian was just about the Terracotta Warriors but how wrong I was. There was plenty to see including this great night time attraction. Our guide Lisa from Wendy Wu tours was brilliant.

Thank Longfieldmike
Durban, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an absolute must. Since Xi'an is a small town you get the opportunity to explore these building sites where the crown is manageable. Always a good experience from a historic point of view

Thank Shereenb25
Eastleigh, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 184 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We missed the light show as we were starving ! But after visiting the Big Goose Pagoda we hung about here, flying a kite and people watching. The locals all have glowing head wear and ballons it is a fun place to be

1 Thank Caroline M
Tel Aviv, Israel
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50 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place to visit with view and gardens. At night between 20:00 to 21:00 there is a great musical fountain show - very recommended, though it can be very crowded

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Montreal, Canada
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105 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fun place filled with lights, music and obviously Wet. Huge plaza that offers plenty for everyone to enjoy. Restaurants, walkway, artifacts, and the Water jet show. A place for the family, young and old

1 Thank BrotherYo
Shanghai, China
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76 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went there in March, but still was "winter schedule" so show started at 8:30. Its packed like 10 mins before show . It's very enjoyable for first 5 mins, then people start running to the middle in between fountains. Whole thing is lovely tho.

Thank Anna T
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72 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Here you can come at night to watch the water fountain show. Around this Pagoda they will still open until late night where you still can wake around many people still dancing. But taxi is hard to get.

Thank xiaojie00
Belfast, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 8 March 2017

We visited the Dayan Pagoda Northern Square with Wendy Wu as part of our trip to Xian. The trip was well run and our guide Gary was from Xian and he provided us with plenty of information about the Pagoda. We also saw it at night and it was spectacular site. Worth visiting!!

Thank dmdonaldson13
Devonport, Australia
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Reviewed 26 February 2017

The light doisplay is awesome. The different height water jets causes a great display and attracts thousands of tourists.

Thank beverleybaker22

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