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Address: Jiefang East Road, Xingqing District, Yinchuan 750001, China
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it is right at the center of the city

The drum tower itself is more or less like all other drum tower all over china, a symbol of Imperial past of china. But the area around is great and nevertheless it is something... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
mshemyalnisar
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Wuhan, China
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Wuhan, China
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75 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The drum tower itself is more or less like all other drum tower all over china, a symbol of Imperial past of china. But the area around is great and nevertheless it is something that must be paid a visit to if you are in the city.

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Guangzhou, China
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58 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2016

This isn't really something you need to go out of your way to see - if you're staying near the center of town you'll probably pass by. It's nice to look at but nothing special.

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Xining, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

A great place to wander around at any time of the day, especially in the surrounding streets and alleys at night. As far as the tower itself you can walk up and around and 90 seconds would be enough if they didn't make you stop and write down your "ID number" in a dusty old notebook (I just wrote half... More 

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Thank Brad J
Shanghai, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

This place is nice to see when walking by - especially at night when it is lit up and the intersection is busy.

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Adelaide, Australia
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

If you like Muslim food, and who doesn't, this area at night is for you. Noodles and yang rou chan (lamb shaslick) are the specialties.

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sydney australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

its not ONLY the drum tower alone that you need to visit, meet the locals at the morning markets, or join in with the daily exercise classes The locals are very friendly and will have a good laugh at your expense when you join in with the daily exercise classes

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Perth, Australia
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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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Thank calvin l
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013 via mobile

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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London, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
11 attraction reviews
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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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