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Eastern China Sights

Drum Tower (Gu lou)

  • Gongyuan Lu and Zhongshan Xi Lu
  • Building/Architectural Site

Updated 03/20/2013

Fodor's Review

This huge yellow pavilion, complete with a medieval clock tower, was built in AD 821. Climb to the top for a birds'-eye view of the entire city. The tower marks the entrance to an interesting pedestrian street lined with restored Ming Dynasty–style buildings. Here you'll find tiny shops, makeshift stalls, and every kind of local snack imaginable. It's an ideal spot for people-watching.

Sight Information

Address:

Gongyuan Lu and Zhongshan Xi Lu, Ningbo, 315192, China

Sight Details:

  • Free
  • Daily 8–4

Updated 03/20/2013

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