Nightlife & Entertainment in Xi'an

One of the great delights of Xi'an is the way in which Chinese ancient culture blends with the new which gives the visitor a memorable experience of life in the city both as it was long ago and as it is today. How about the ancient city's nightlife & Entertainment? Let's explore it together. 

Bell Tower and Drum Tower

A good place to start your exploration is the Bell Tower as it stands in the historical center of the city and is adjacent to the flourishing modern commercial district. In the evening both the Bell Tower and Drum Tower are illuminated and provide a striking setting for the myriad of traditional Chinese restaurants and bright modern shopping malls where with a riot of color and movement the neon lights together with the street lighting present a veritable magical picture. As the bell tolls in the Bell Tower you can imagine yourself standing in the city as it was centuries ago.

Tang Dynasty Dinner Show

If you want to enjoy a more traditional Chinese evening, then the Tang Dynasty Dinner Show is a must. The Tang Dynasty is regarded as the most progressive and prosperous era in the days of Imperial China and its music and dance symbolize the glory and splendor of Chinese civilization. The Tang Dynasty Theatre Restaurant is located at No. 75 Chang'an Lu and an evening here is sure to be a memorable highlight of your tour. At each performance there are over 100 artists who entertain with a colorful spectacle of dance and music. Here you will enjoy music played on ancient Chinese instruments such as the Pi Pa, a hand plucked string instrument, the Rang, Gu Zheng, Erhu, Yanquin, Dizi, Sheng, Pai Xiao, 24 tone Bronze bell chimes, Suo Na and a group of percussion instruments. Do not let these names daunt you, you are sure to enjoy their rich and varied sounds and the wonderful music they provide. The musicians also play the more easily recognized western style instruments, of course. To complete your Tang Dynasty experience, don't forget to enjoy a Dumpling Dinner!

Venues: The Tang Dynasty Theatre Restaurant 

Address: No. 75 Chang'an Lu, Xu’an


If you would like to enjoy some hot music and dance, your destination of first choice will be 1+1 Disco Bar here you are guaranteed unlimited fun and entertainment. The bar is decorated in a trendy style with a hint of “heavy metal”, which is rare in similar bars in Xi'an. The lighting and acoustics at the 1+1 Disco Bar are up to top class international standards and the venue offers a variety of shows as well as the opportunity to dance and hang out with your friends.

Venues: 1+1 Disco Bar 

Address: About a kilometer from the Bell Tower at No 285 Dong Dajie

Xi'an Muslim Street

Xi'an Muslim Street is a famous food culture street and the most concentrated neighborhoods of Xi'an snacks, also the main site of Nightlife & Entertainment in Xi'an. 

Xian Muslims Street consisting of a number of streets, including North Cuangji Street, Beiyuanmen, Xiyangsi, Dapiyuan, Huajue Lane, Sajin Bridge, etc. Muslim Street has a rich cultural heritage; there are a large number of food shops along the street, which nearly 300 kinds of specialty snacks are hauntingly.

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