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Zhenyuan Tower

Zhenyuan Tower Travel Guide

Colloquially called "drum tower", it is located at the city center of Zhangye and is the biggest existing drum tower in Hexi Corridor. Built in 1507 of the Ming Dynasty, it is a three-storey wood tower with rich ornaments, delicate structure and magnificent look. There hang inscribed boards on the four side of the tower. The tower base to the tower tops. A cross-look gateway goes to four avenues in the four directions. On the southeast corner of the tower there hangs a bell of the Tang Dynasty that is 1.3 meters tall with caliber of 1.15 meters and weight of 600 kilograms. Made of alloy with copper as the main ingredient, the bell has ornamental designs of flying Apsaras, Scarlet Bird and tortoise with exquisite techniques and magnificent look.

Traffic:

Take buses No. 1, 5, 8, etc.

DCT Tips:

Transportation is quite convenient, as its city center location.

Zhenyuan Tower, Zhangye Travel Guide
Zhenyuan Tower - the biggest existing drum tower in Hexi Corridor

Zhenyuan Tower, Zhangye Travel Guide

Zhenyuan Tower - the biggest existing drum tower in Hexi Corridor

Zhenyuan Tower, Zhangye Travel Guide

Zhenyuan Tower located at the center of Zhangye city

Zhenyuan Tower, Zhangye Travel Guide

Zhenyuan Tower under the blue sky

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