30 Nov '13, 2pm

Sights, Sounds and Smells of Xi’an Muslim Quarter 回民街 #travel #bloggers

Sights, Sounds and Smells of Xi’an Muslim Quarter 回民街 #travel #bloggers

The Muslim Cultural Street is not exactly a street but made up of a number of streets (each with their own souvenir shops and food stalls) but there are two main streets which you can walk along to explore the bustling market – these 2 streets form a L-shape; just follow the crowd along the first long street and you will eventually see people starting to turn left into an even more crowded and narrower street and you have reached the second street. We walked as far as the crowds start to thin along the second street and we then decided to turn back from where we started – we estimated that it will take about 1.5 hours just to walk around the Muslim Cultural Street (not factoring time to stop to browse souvenirs and eat) so bring some water and wear a good pair of shoes and of course money to explore this exciting area!

Full article: http://www.passportchop.com/asia/china/xian-muslim-quarte...

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