Like all drum tower. I didn't went out. Just look outside. The best part is that street. Very beautiful with a lot of tipical hutongs.
Went there recently. Very interesting with many old trade art and craft. Plenty to see for all ages. Only regret not enough food outlets. Don't missed the Clay Man Zhang shop. Pretty clay figurines that require good mastership.
We visited the drum tower as we were in the area. 20rmb or 30 for the drum and bell tower. There is a very steep climb up to the tower but worth it for the drum demonstration. Normally every half past the hour from 930.
A visit to Tianjin would just not be complete without a stroll around Drum Tower. A great place for taking pictures, picking up souvenirs, snacks and a chance to talk to some local people. We live within a five minute walk and we often find ourselves there, even if it is just to pass through to somewhere else we always... More
It looks very old and has a long history. When you come here, some memory comes to your mind. some characters like kublai Khan emerge in your mind and you will remember some stories at that period of time that most people wore their hair in a long pigtail.
The drum tower is the center of the old town. I heard that it is not the original building, because it was rebuilt; it takes back some of the authenticity, but you can pretend you didn't know. There is no English written anywhere so I don't know why they did not allow me to enter until 13:30; but it gave... More
Drum Tower is plenty of shops with chinese items with humorous and nice people. I like people in Tianjin. They are very nice and warmhearted. They are open to discuss the price when we find is a bit expensive. Drum Tower can't be access when I went there. I hope I can do it next time I go there.
In Tianjin, Drum Tower is a must visit location because this is the birthplace of the town. The Ming Dynasty built it first before the city developed around it. The actual name is Bell Tower because there’s a big bell inside used for alarming in wartime. A historical place indeed.
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