Xi 'an bell tower, built in the Ming emperor zhu yuanzhang hongwu seventeen years (1384 AD), is located in the center of xian city, north and south, east and west four street interchange. Clock tower was built in the square base
For the brick structure, building three layer eaves, the four corners to save on the top of the form, the total 36 meters high, each side length 35.5 meters, covers an area of 1377 square meters, there are stairs is upwards. On the eaves was covered with dark green glazed tile, floor in the painting, paintings carved beams, coping with fine gold treasure, glittering. Radiation for the center with it out of the east, south, west and north four and respectively with the Ming city Wall Street east, south, west and north four phase.
Xi 'an bell tower is the ancient Chinese left many of the clock tower shape. One of the largest and best-preserved. Xian is in Ming dynasty, the northwest military and political powerhouse, so no matter from construction scale, the historical value and artistic value in various ways, it is the finest of its kind in the country.