Bell Tower of Xi'an

Local name钟楼
LocationBeilin District, Xi'an, China

The Bell Tower of Xi'an, built in 1384 during the early Ming Dynasty, is a symbol of the city of Xi'an and one of the grandest of its kind in China. The Bell Tower also contains several large bronze-cast bells from the Tang Dynasty. The tower base is square and it covers an area of 1,377 m2. The tower is a brick and timber structure and close to 40 m high. It is located in the center of Xi'an, at the intersection of the four streets of the east, west, south and north. It is the largest and most preserved one amongst the many bell towers left over from ancient China.

Tags MonumentHistorical
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Opening hours

Apr - Oct 25: 8.30 am - 9:30 pm
Oct 26 - Mar: 8:30 am - 6 pm


Bell Tower ticket: CNY 35
Drum Tower ticket:
Bell and Drum Tower combined: CNY 50

More information and contact


More information at Travel China Guide

Address Xian, China

Coordinates 34°15'39.636" N 108°56'32.542" E

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