On the Bell Tower square lies the Bell tower (Zhong Lou), sort of a big Chinese pagoda with a big bell. The Bell Tower dates back to the 14th century but was rebuilt in 1739 during the Qing dynasty. The Drum Tower (Beiyuanmen) is a smaller building near the bell tower with many red drums.

01 Bell tower 02 Bell tower 03 Bell tower 04 Big bronze bell 05 Bell tower roof decorations 06 Bell tower
07 Bell tower 08 View of square 09 Red drums 10 Red drums
11 Red drums 12 Drum tower decorations 13 Bell tower at night 14 Bell tower at night
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