Drum Tower

Drum Tower

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Drum Tower

Introduction: Introduction:Drum Tower, which is 18.33 meters long from east to west, 14 meters wide from n..

Tickets:Drum Tower Fee and Open hour:ticket:10 yuan, the opening time please consult the staff

Travel Tips:Tips:The wind is very strong here, as it produce large amount of coal, there are black coal ..

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Drum Tower Introduction

Drum Tower, which is 18.33 meters long from east to west, 14 meters wide from north to south, and 20meters high, is located in the cross road of south Danan Street. It was built in Ming dynasty. And during the Qing dynasty, it was repaired for many times.
This building has three storeys. The first storey is built of bluestones, and the second and the third storey are built of wood and bricks. Around the main body of the tower, there is a wooden corridor o­n each storey for people to overlook the scenery near the tower. At the top of the tower, there is a huge drum. In ancient time, this drum was used for telling time for people at nights. And of cause the name of this tower is got from the huge drum in it.

Drum Tower Features

Because of the historical value of this tower, in 1966, it was regarded as the City Protected Historic Site. In 1978, government repaired this building again. In 1985, this building got painted all around. From then o­n, this tower has a completely new face. It has been restored its original condition-old-fashioned, grand, and majestic.
Decade's years ago, each wall of the tower was hung with plaques. Like many traditional plaques of China, these plaques were written with lucky words.  It is very pity that these plaques didn't exist any more.

Drum Tower Tickets

Drum Tower Fee and Open hour:
ticket:10 yuan, the opening time please consult the staff there.

Drum Tower Transporation

You can get there by taking the bus of 17,27.

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