Muslim Quarter

Muslim Quarter, Xi'an: Hours, Address, Muslim Quarter Reviews: 4.5/5

Muslim Quarter
4.5
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12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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Zarza's Travels
China376 contributions
Jul 2021 • Solo
Just felt a bit tacky, and not quite the experience I had been expecting. Plenty of stalls, although all selling very similar food and souvenirs. Didn't have the depth of culture I had hoped, and felt more like a tourist trap. I suggest going down the side streets and off the main track to see some smaller units, and local people.
Written 13 July 2021
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Leah
Shanghai, China27 contributions
Jun 2021 • Couples
Muslim quarter is one of must see locations in Xi’an. Very bright place with eastern color. Here you can find a lot of snacks like spicy bbq of different kinds, sweets like yogurt roll ice cream, Uighur flatbread, various drinks: sweet flower tea (rose, cherry, karkade) and fresh fruit juice (pomegranate, coconut and passion fruit). This place definitely doesn’t feel like China, more like eastern bazaar….. with Chinese souvenirs. Be careful- might be very crowded in the evenings around 6-8, specially weekends
Written 9 July 2021
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whileiminchina
20 contributions
Apr 2021
So many fantastic food choices. Definitely recommend the mutton soup with bread pieces and the many varieties of flat bread. Have some fun bargaining in the souvenir shops!
Written 11 April 2021
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Kyle Ciulla
Beijing, China288 contributions
Apr 2021
super cool place, with great food! it really was great to see so many people enjoying life in such a cool place. I would love to go back and see this place at night.
Written 10 April 2021
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Luis C
Changshu, China119 contributions
Dec 2020 • Couples
We visited twice, during night time and day tine, and we recommend you to come at evening. It's always crowded, but manageable.
Tons of food. We tried the stinky tofu, and I love it.
Written 27 December 2020
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ThaiCookingRocks
Changchun, China772 contributions
Dec 2020
This is the kind of place I love. Once you get off the manicured central walkway there is so much life and the everyday people of Xi'an. I read many of the "Terrible" reviews and it seems those people complained it was full of people. Yes it is. They complained about the smell. We didn't have that, (other than the squid, which I hate, but its part and parcel of many things in Asia. People cook squid on their carts) but if it was summer it might have been too much, but this is the rambunctious crowded, city life in a quarter of Xi'an that hasn't been gentrified. Its wonderful and amazing, but you have to be ok with crowds, being jostled, having your senses overloaded.

This is what traveling to me is about. If you want a manicured, sterile visit don't come here. If you want local color then go. If you want great and unique local foods, then go.
Written 26 December 2020
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Maxim B
Ottawa, Canada905 contributions
Dec 2020 • Family
Somehow, any Central Asian flavour is considered very exotic in China. Maybe it is because of being in China. Otherwise, mostly food stalls but also lots of various trinkets, fake brand name goods, etc. I have enjoyed better street markets elsewhere.
Written 26 December 2020
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KodoDrummer
Yekaterinburg, Russia64,085 contributions
Nov 2020
The food shops on Muslin Street and in the area are have plentiful amounts of good looking beef and lamb. Friendly shopkeepers and atmosphere.
Written 7 November 2020
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Deanosaur89
Edmonton, Canada1,628 contributions
Aug 2020 • Friends
The food and Muslim culture is something I would not of known about had I not come to China! All the food was so good and the area is very walkable. Start from Sanjiqiao metro station and enjoy the food. The highlights were the spicy/sour dumpling soup and the lamb skewers. It is all good, inexpensive and fresh. Literally follow your nose.
Written 31 July 2020
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book_of_dreams
Australia141 contributions
Dec 2019
The main area is filled with lively street food vendors and restaurants and the food is very good, and good value. If you move 1-2 streets away, you will get even better, more local food cheaply, the whole area is excellent.
Written 26 July 2020
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