"Bell Tower" Bell and Drum Towers Tip by pmarshuk

Bell and Drum Towers, Beijing: 38 reviews and 93 photos


The Bell and Drum Towers at Dongcheng District of Beijing aere used to keep track of time. The current Bell Tower was begun in 1747. The tower originally held a huge iron bell, but this wasn't loud enough so it was rpleaced by the massive bronze bell still there today.

Address: Zhonglouwan Hutong, Dongcheng
Directions: North of Forbidden City

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written May 18, 2003
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