From May 9 to 14, I visited Xi'an for six days. Early on the 14th morning, I bought a ticket for the Bell and Drum Tower. After boarding the Bell Tower, I went to the Drum Tower again. The Drum Tower in Xi'an is one of the landmarks of the ancient city. Upon the Drum Tower, you can see a big drum 1.8 meters high and a red drum with 24 solar terms engraved on 24 sides, which is very powerful. Standing on the drum tower, you can see the bustling people in Huimin Street and smell the delicious flavor of Huimin Street, which makes people feel happy.
Bell Tower, Drum Tower is known as "Sister Tower", "Wenwu Tower", both of which were built in the Ming Dynasty, and have a history of more than 620 years. The so-called morning bell and evening drum tower, which faces the bell tower in the west, was built in the thirteenth year of Zhu Yuanzhang Hongwu, the emperor of the Ming Dynasty. It was built four years earlier than the bell tower. It was rebuilt twice in the thirty-eighth year of Kangxi in the Qing Dynasty and in the fifth year of Qianlong in the Qing Dynasty. Upstairs, the original side of the huge drum is called "Drum Tower" because it beats drums every day. After years of vicissitudes, now the giant drum has long disappeared, but the Yugu Tower stands tall. Antique performance "morning bell and evening drum" - "Since 2007, Xi'an bell and drum tower began to hold antique performance activities "morning bell and evening drum". Every day, at 9 am, 12 noon and 3 p.m., Jingyun bell on Xi'an bell tower rings 24 times respectively; at 6 p.m., the 24 solar terms on the drum tower first ring in unison, and then the drum sounds 24 times to announce the evening. This marked the restoration of Xi'an's "morning bell, evening drum" timekeeping system, which had disappeared for more than 100 years.
This place is super cool! discount for students (combo with bell tower for 50 RMB). they organize periodical performance of 3 songs. if when you go there you missed it, just wait max 30 mins! They use some instruments, which could remind us of a violin and of a guitare but they are different.
When I got back, I had fried noodles at the roadside stall. It was really delicious. Just down the Silk Road in Chang'an, there are quite a few stalls dozens of meters away. Back to the four-room room, introducing myself to each other, because I met a person who had just returned from Lhasa outside, and chatted. Finally, I did not go to Lhasa. Later, he listened to me about the delicious cold skin of the house. It rained heavily at that time, so they ran over with an umbrella (because I lost my umbrella on the way). When she arrived, Grandma was gone. There were people in the stall. The same place was sitting with meat buns.
Nothing interesting? For scenery, it's better to stand on the street outside and take pictures of the bell tower and drum tower. Once you enter the Drum Tower of the Bell Tower, do you lose your sense of mystery? Xi'an Scenic Spots need to be listened to, 9 points to listen, one point to see. And it must be careful listening, listeners must have a certain cultural and historical basis, reading less can not understand, let alone understand. It is strongly recommended that you go to Drum Tower. The bell show inside is very good and the tickets are worth it.
Xi'an Drum Tower is located in the center of the ancient capital of Xi'an. It is about 200 meters northwest of Xi'an Bell Tower at the intersection of four main streets, east, west, north and south, in the wall of the Ming Dynasty. Founded in 1380, Zhu Yuanzhang Hongwu, Taizu of the Ming Dynasty, is one of the largest and most complete drum towers left over from ancient China. The Drum Tower in Xi'an is built on the square base and is a brick-wood structure with a heavy eaves at the top. It is 36 meters high and covers an area of 1377 square meters. There are stairs to circle up. The eaves are covered with dark green glazed tiles. The building is decorated with gold paintings and carved beams. The top of the eaves is a golden treasure roof. It is a landmark building in Xi'an.
Drum Tower is a very beautiful scenic spot with a strong sense of history in the morning and evening. There is a Drum Tower in Huimin Street beside it. It is very beautiful from all sides. From different angles, we can see the unique perspective of architecture. The architectural design of ancient people is impeccable.
Golden Autumn September, the ancient capital of Xi'an (14) Drum Tower, located in the center of Xi'an, the southern end of Beiyuan Men Street, and the bell tower east-west, reflecting each other. Founded in the 13th year of Hongwu in Ming Dynasty (1380), it is one of the most complete drum towers left over from ancient China. It is one of the top ten famous buildings in China along with the bell tower in Xi'an, and it is also the landmark building of the ancient capital of Xi'an. At night, when the Chinese lantern comes on, the light is bright, which shows the prosperity of the times. Drum Tower comes out, which is the famous "Huimin Street" in Xi'an. Drum Tower ticket 35 yuan per person, you can also buy a clock, Drum Tower ticket set 50 yuan per person. Buses and subways are available in the city.
Xi'an Drum Tower is the largest Drum Tower in China. It is the landmark building of the ancient city of Xi'an. It was built in the Ming Dynasty and is opposite to the Bell Tower. On the south side of Drum Tower is a plaque "Wenwu Shengdi "which is located in Huimin Street, one of the ten snack streets in the country. The night scenery of Drum Tower is beautiful and attracts many tourists to take pictures. Bell Tower and Drum Tower are called "Sister Tower ", "Wenwu Tower ".