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Drum Tower

Nankai District, Tianjin, China
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Nice place to shop for antiques

There are some really nice galleries and antique shops here. I've purchased a variety of decor at... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
edwardhummingbird
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
Needs a bit of a lift.

Found it hard to find the Drum and Bell Towers. Some more signage would help. The towers need a bit... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Coldvine
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Bowral, Australia
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3 weeks ago
“Needs a bit of a lift.”
25 Dec 2017
“Old Street”
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Nankai District, Tianjin, China
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are some really nice galleries and antique shops here. I've purchased a variety of decor at these shops, and have never been disappointed. It does need to be better maintained. It's a short walk to nearby Old Culture Street.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Found it hard to find the Drum and Bell Towers. Some more signage would help. The towers need a bit of work to bring them back to their glory. The surrounding streets were interesting and liked seeing people playing mahjong outside.

Thank Coldvine
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Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

Took a walk the Drum Tower after lunch at the Taiwan Restaurant at the South gate. Not many shops are open during the day time. Also frerezing cold and not many people. Night should be more vibrant as there are many restaurants as well.

Thank Lian Tiong G
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Reviewed 8 June 2017

Locates at a ancient street, but all the shops at the street are closed, and most of the places look disorder.

Thank Robredo
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Reviewed 9 March 2017

Drum Tower is right located in the middle of ancient streets and markets. A imponent building to visit after some shopping around :)

Thank Filipe R
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Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

The area around the drum tower has all been rebuilt according to ancient Chinese style, the tower can be entered for free, giving that you have taken your ID. Inside you Il see an exhibit about what the area looked like about a 100 years...More

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Reviewed 20 December 2016

the drum tower can be seen from afar. its impotent structure commands respect. it can be visited in 1 hour or less. you will find local food and bars next to it for a taste of the local cuisine. nothing fancy but clean and cheap.

Thank Rey G
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Reviewed 29 August 2016

Another good place if you want to buy Chinese souvenirs. Four roads surrounding the drum tower is full of small shops to buy traditional Chinese gifts for the friends back home.

Thank princebaf
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Reviewed 27 August 2016

When we were there at the Drum Tower previously, it wasn't open for visit. As such, we only walked around the tower to take pictures. Around the tower, it's like a flea market where many vendors laid their merchandise on the ground. We did not...More

Thank Alvin_83
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Reviewed 8 April 2016

I have been to the Drum Tower before but this day was disappointing. First, when I walked up you hear this horrible pop music. I would much prefer to hear Chinese cultural music. Then, as you walk past the vendor stalls, there wasn't much to...More

Thank Mike M
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