Xi'an nightlife is reputable for a multitude of enthralling entertainment and leisure options. The first site to be inhabited in ancient times, contemporary Xian is a blend of the old and the new, the traditional and the modern. The residents of Xian love to throw a party, this is reflected in the diverse array of nightlife venues. Many nightclubs and bars are found throughout the city, featuring different ambiences and music, ranging from lively house music to Chinese pop.
The most attractive place to start exploring the city’s nightspots is the well-known Bell Tower. The mesmeric spectacle of colours and lights framed by the night sky and the unique atmosphere lures a multitude of locals and tourists to the venue. Club 1 + 1 is the city’s most frequented disco where the music pulsates to the early hours while the trendy Xian Longdu Disc Club is another popular hangout.
Karaoke is immensely popular in Xian with residents of all ages trying their hands at Eastern as well as Western pop tunes. Real Love and Xialudi are two of the best known karaoke bars. Other outstanding bars and pubs in the city may be found at the Nandajie and De Fu Xiang neighbourhoods.
Not to be missed is the Big Wild Goose Pagoda’s North Square, which features Asia’s biggest music fountain. The sensational Fountain and Music Show in the midst of amazing sculptures and landscaped area is always a delight for the audience.