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Review of Muslim Quarter

Muslim Quarter
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Full-Day Trip of Terracotta Warriors and Horses...
Ranked #7 of 338 things to do in Xi'an
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Reviewed 29 June 2018

Seeing some of the food being cooked was an eye opening. We ventured to try some -though the the stuff that looked like fudge -but clearly wasn't!

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Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Muslim quarter is known for its variety of food choices, ranging from snacks, noodles and roasted lambs.

Get a taste of local living and expand the horizon. Totally worth it

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Reviewed 28 June 2018

Out of every place that we visited while staying in Xi'An (other than the terra cotta warriors) this was by far the best experience that we had. The most trafficked part of the Muslim quarter starts at the Drum Tower and continues for a few hundred meters. It is loud and colorful and very, very Chinese. I would recommend visiting at night because the atmosphere completely changes. All the signs light up and there are people everywhere, it really is amazing. The stalls lining the street are mainly food stalls so going around a meal time would also be a good idea. You can get a lot of really interesting food there. For a more western tongue I would recommend the Rou Jia Mo which is lamb/mutton put between buns with a nice spicy sauce. I'd also recommend the small colorful steaming balls. They're dipped in liquid nitrogen and when you eat them you end up breathing steam out of your mouth and nose. It's a great photo opportunity. If you like going off of the beaten track then there are several alleyways that go off of the main road which are just as busy, but much easier to get lost in. We got very lost a little ways down one and ended up in a residential area, so if you don't feel like that much of an adventure then stick to the main road. If you feel like exploring some new food and getting a cultural market experience overload then I would highly recommend visiting the Muslim Quarter.

Thank g_flounder
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Reviewed 26 June 2018

Quite a diverse street market that is home to the city's Chinese Muslim population. A lot of the shops and food stores are operated by Chinese Muslims. Fascinating food stalls and restaurants. Unique shops that have silver handcrafted demonstrations,hand made cigarettes along with fresh hand pulled noodles, baking and candy etc. All very interesting to observe. A very fascinating street and side streets with souvenir stands, handicrafts etc. Great for people watching and immersion with a unique cultural group.

Thank Della G
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Reviewed 25 June 2018

As a World History teacher I really had never heard about the history of the Muslim quarter and how it is still respected by the citizens of Xian. It was a peaceful experience. The street action was exciting and the street fare smelled exotic (we were just not adventurous enough to take on chance on eating it!)

Thank greeleyt1
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