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Yellow Crane Tower

No.56 Minzhu Road, Wuchang District, Wuhan 430060, China
027-88871394
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Ranked #11 of 168 attractions in Wuhan
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Monuments/ Statues
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Shanghai, China
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35 reviews 35 reviews
11 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

It was easy to climb up the whole mountain and stairs up to the top. The view of Changjiang River and the whole city Wuhan was amazing! And the wind up there was really cool.

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Hallandale Beach, Florida
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114 attraction reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

From the top of the tower there is a great view of Wuhan but to get there you have to climb way too many steps, especially if you are an older person.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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47 reviews 47 reviews
13 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

wuhan is particularly really hot in the month of july.i had been for the first time but the heat is really hard to bear.the yellow crane tower is a really nice place to have a view of wuhan city form the top.you have to walk a lot .

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Wuhan, China
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23 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

It is a really nice place to visit giving a commanding view of the city below. The tower itself is well maintained and of course one of those few place in Wuhan which have the original Chinese architecture to them. Not to mention that the paintings and sculptures are great at this place. The attraction but has an enterance fee... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

It is THE historical spot to visit in Wuhan. Nicely refurbished, both the tower & the surrounding park.

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Melbourne, Australia
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113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Be prepared for a lot of walking and climbing to actually get to the top. From where our driver parked the car to the top of the tower was probably 300 steps, that was only a little more bearable because the weather was not oppressively hot and humid. The views from the tower are certainly impressive but spoilt at this... More

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Burlington, Vermont
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

The history of the Yellow Crane Tower is fascinating and the large painting(?) depicting the myth is beautiful. It was cool to know that all these famous poets came there and it showed nice views of Wuhan. The pond area and bamboo before reaching it were nice as well. Would definitely recommend!

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Sakarya Province, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Number one place to be seen in wuhan. The scene is nice. The tower is great. But it is not original one. It has been renewed several times (lastly about 1990) not very special if you think that way. But seeing the model of original one which was built thousands years ago makes you feel different. It has several rarely... More

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Omaha, Nebraska, United States
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34 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

The Tower is often sheathed in scaffolding as ongoing repair work is underway, which mars your photo-op. There is outstanding artwork, lanterns, tiled murals, wood carvings, examples of period furniture, and beautiful watercolors. The view from the top is worth the climb on a sunny day. There are several gift shops that provide higher quality souvenir items than those found... More

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Hong Kong, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Yellow Crance Tower is the landmark in Wuhan that most of travelers will visit. The entrance fee was CNY80 that was a bit expensive as compared to the living standard, e.g., CNY1 to 2 for public buses, in Wuhan.

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