Sights & Attractions in The Silk Road

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Name Category Location
 
Banpo Matriarchal Clan Village
About 5 km (3 miles) east of the city are the remains of a 6,000-year-old...
Religious Sites, Archaeological Sites Xian
 
Bell Tower
Xian's most recognizable structure, the Bell Tower was built...
Architectural Sites Xian
 
Big Wild Goose Pagoda
This impressively tall pagoda lies 4 km (2½ miles) southeast...
Architectural Sites Xian
 
Culture Street
Just inside the city wall, this lively but very touristy pedestrian...
Neighborhoods / Streets Xian
 
Drum Tower
Originally built in 1380, this 111-foot-high Ming Dynasty building—which...
Architectural Sites Xian
 
Forest of Stone Tablets Museum
As the name suggests, there is no shortage here of historical...
Museums / Galleries Xian
 
Great Mosque
This lushly landscaped mosque with four graceful courtyards may...
Religious Sites Xian
 
Shaanxi History Museum
Although museums in China are often underwhelming, this is a...
Museums / Galleries Xian
 
Small Goose Pagoda
Once part of the 7th-century Jianfu Temple, this 13-tier pagoda...
Religious Sites Xian
 
South Gate
Also known as Yong Ning Gate, this is the most impressive of...
Architectural Sites Xian
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