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Not Maintained well

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

Reviewed 8 June 2017
Robredo
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GZ
Drum Tower in the middle of ancient streets

Drum Tower is right located in the middle of ancient streets and markets. A imponent building to... read more

Reviewed 9 March 2017
Filipe R
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Braga, Portugal
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good31%
  • Average48%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
5 Mar 2017
“Old but new”
19 Dec 2016
“a powerful construction to suit its purpose”
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Nankai District, Tianjin, China
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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
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
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

1  Thank vipiswiss
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
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
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
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
Reviewed 13 March 2016

I had the weekend to myself while being in Tianjin on business, so I thought why not walk and see this city. I cannot say that it's an incredible city, because of the haze, but it's not thaaat bad. So I started by 8 hours...More

Thank zcemp13
Reviewed 2 January 2016

The Drum Tower itself is quite interesting and imposing, particularly if you can catch it during one of the festivals when it is likely to be attractively lit and surrounded by market stalls and food stalls. Even on a 'normal' day, the surrounding streets are...More

Thank DeanHackett
Reviewed 13 December 2015

smaller shops near the . the drum tower it self was closed. Sugar candy figures, fur clothing, calligraphy brushes, fruit pit jewellry can all be found in this area.

Thank Tyler H
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