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Eastern China Sights

Drum Tower (Gǔlóu)

  • Gongyuan Lu and Zhongshan Xi Lu Map It
  • Ningbo
  • Building/Architectural Site

Updated 12/31/2014

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This huge yellow pavilion, complete with a medieval clock tower, was built in AD 821. Climb to the top for a bird's-eye view of the entire city. The tower marks the entrance to Gulou 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.

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

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Sight Details:

  • Free
  • Daily 8–4

Updated 12/31/2014


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