Muslim Street is located more than 300 feet (100 meters) west of Bell Tower and not to be missed on any trip to Xian. Muslim Street is home to 10-plus mosques of different shapes and sizes, around which more than 20,000 Muslims live, where the original religious customs and lifestyles of Muslim have been preserved.
Muslim Street is 5 meters wide, stretching 500-plus meters from north to south, on both sides of which snack stands and specialty shops are located. Muslim Street is features bluestone-paved paths, shaded trees and characteristic architecture from the Ming and Qing dynasties.
Delicious snacks are not hard to find on Muslim Street, from Pita Bread Soaked in Lamb Soup, Chinese hamburgers, cool noodles, Jingao rice pieces and steamed stuffed buns and the like. The restaurants in the streets are all owned and operated by Muslims, and various Islamic foods are easily available here, such as the local favorite roasted beef, roasted fish, and pancakes. Food on Muslim street is diverse and quite affordable.
Besides the mouth-watering Xian snacks, Muslim Street is also packed with local specialties, such as paper-cutting, green tea, Huanggui thick wine, shadow puppets, Shanxi embroidery and more.
Admission Fee: None
How to get to: Take the bus No. 4, 7, 15, 32, 43, 45, 201, 205, 206, 215, 218, 221, 222, 251, 300, 604, 611, 612, K630, Tourist line No.8 to get to.