Yellow Crane Tower, Wuhan

Currently Open [Closes at 06:00 pm]
  • Address: No.56 Minzhu Road, Wuchang District, Wuhan 430060, China
  • Timings: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +86-2788848188
  • Ticket Price: 80 CNY
  • Time Required: 01:30 Hrs
  • Tags: Family And Kids, Tower
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About Yellow Crane Tower, Wuhan

Built somewhere during 233 A.D the Yellow Crane Tower is the stuff of legend. The tower was destroyed and rebuilt 7 times. Initially built as a military watch tower during the reign of Sun Quan, its military purpose was forgotten and with time it became a scenic spot. The floors contain paintings and poems written in praise of the monument by many artists and poets. The top floor offers a panoramic view of the city and also overlooks the majestic Yangtze River. The roof is covered with 100,000 yellow glazed tiles that shine and dazzle in the day. Designated as 5A scenic spot by the CNTA the Tower is a must visit.

Yellow Crane Tower Information

  • There are court dances in the western yard every year during the week-long celebration of China’s National Day.

Yellow Crane Tower Ticket Prices

  • During May Day Holidays and National Day Holiday: CNY 64

How To reach Yellow Crane Tower by Public Transport

By Bus

  • Lines: 10, 61, 64, 108, 401, 402, 411, 413, 584
  • Trolley bus no 1 and 4

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Things to Know Before Visiting Yellow Crane Tower

  • 95% of people who visit Wuhan include Yellow Crane Tower in their plan

  • 83.12% of people plan their visit to Yellow Crane Tower between 08 AM - 09 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr 30 Minutes to see Yellow Crane Tower

Monday, Wednesday and Saturday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Yellow Crane Tower

People normally club together Wuhan Yangtze River Bridge and Hubu Alley while planning their visit to Yellow Crane Tower.

People also prefer to start their day with Yellow Crane Tower.

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

Yellow Crane Tower, Wuhan Reviews

  • Top tourist attraction in Wuhan. Maybe THE top. There's a lot of historical and poetic significance associated with the building, which is cool. You also get some sweet views of the Yangtze River and the city from the upper levels.

  • Very interesting site to visit. Better than our expectation. The photo services are totally rob for money. Other than that, all good.

  • This place is one of the sight see historical places in Wuhan. It has very big garden. It was built by classic architecture of Chinese, wonderful place. Its scene is so beautiful when the weather is good :). This place is good choice for relaxing in city center. Ticket price is 40 CNY for one person.

  • A landmark of Wuhan. Nice view from the top of the tower and nice surrounding parks.

  • One of major attractions with unique chinese architecture building on wuhan.

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