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Drum Tower of Yinchuan

Address: Jiefang East Road, Xingqing District, Yinchuan 750001, China
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Ranked #7 of 45 Attractions in Yinchuan
4.0 of 5 stars 22 Reviews
Type: Ancient Ruins, Observation Decks/ Towers, Landmarks
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Type: Ancient Ruins, Observation Decks/ Towers, Landmarks
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Brisbane, Australia
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91 reviews 91 reviews
44 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

It is just there not much else you can really say. It isn't remarkable and not much different from other cities but it is a good congregation point for the locals.

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Yinchuan, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

nearby the Xinhua pedestrian street where you can hang out shopping. Drum Tower for me just one photo shoot. nothing special!

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

There are actually 2 drum towers very close together. #1 is on a round about. Has an awesome morning market. A pedestrian westernish mall. And most importantly, awesome street massage in the park- 10-20 rmb. The 2nd drum tower has the BEST dumpling house in yinchuan and possibly china. You have to look for it and ask on one of... More 

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Hong Kong
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34 reviews 34 reviews
11 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2012

It's worth putting it out there - Yinchuan's Drum Tower isn't really in the same league as those in many other Chinese cities - like Beijing's. However in a city like Yinchuan, where modernisation has all but swept away the old in favour of the new and modern, it is a lone reminder of how Yinchuan must have looked. I... More 

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sydney australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2011

The drum tower is a good photo opportunity and you can walk right up to it If you get there early in the morning you will see the local markets and people exercising In the square and surrounding streets, everything from tai chi, sword play or group aerobics! There are dozens of genuine masseurs there who charge just $2.80 US... More 

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