Drum Tower Picture

The Drum Tower was first built in 1380 and named after a huge drum placed on it to tell the hour in old days…

The Drum Tower was first built in 1380 and named after a huge drum placed on it to tell the hour in old days. The Drum Tower is 33 meters high, 52.6 meters wide, covering more than 1970 sq. meters. The midmost hollow are gate from the south to the north is both 6 meters in the height and width, and 38 meters long from the south to the north, and 52 meters from the east to the west. The Drum Tower is a two-floor tower, and its structure is straight up like a pole, with double eaves and Xieshan roof. The tower is clear in arrangement because outside eaves and flat base are all decorated with blue green hoppers. Today there has a drum museum which displayed many kinds of the traditional Chinese drums, the life show with music and drum dance were hold few times a day for the visitors…

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