Drum Tower

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  • Address: Dongcheng, Beijing China 100009
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  • Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Ticket Price: 15 CNY
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Landmark, Family And Kids, Tower, Architecture

Gulou is also known as the Drum tower and rests at the northern end of the central axis of the inner city. The building was first built for the promotion of music but later on was used to announce the time. Today the building stands as a great tourist attraction that attracts tourists from all across the globe. Zhonglou is the bell tower and stands closely behind the drum tower. Both of the attractions have great views of the surrounding.

Drum Tower Travel Tips

  • Do not litter in the tower.
  • Ask authorities before taking photos.

Entrance Ticket Details For Drum Tower

  • CNY 15 (Bell Tower)
  • CNY 20 (Drum Tower)
  • Combo Ticket: CNY 30

How to Reach Drum Tower

  • Take a bus from Bao Chao Hutong.
  • Take the subway from Shichahai.
  • You can take a rental or taxi to the location.

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  • Drum Tower Address: Dongcheng, Beijing China 100009
  • Drum Tower Timing: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Drum Tower Price: 15 CNY
  • Time required to visit Drum Tower: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 10.51% of people who visit Beijing include Drum Tower in their plan

  • 42.11% of people start their Drum Tower visit around 11 AM - 12 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Drum Tower

Monday, Thursday and Saturday

94.12% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Drum Tower

People normally club together Beijing Zoo and 798 Art Zone while planning their visit to Drum Tower.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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