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You cannot miss it

This tower is in the centre of town and contributes to the old atmosphere in Pingyao. When I was... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2017
Haelen
,
Voorburg, The Netherlands
Symbol of city

This old city surrounded with beautiful wall along with with Gushi Tower is the icon and most... read more

Reviewed 11 November 2017
ref99fer
,
Seville, Spain
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South Street, Pingyao County 030000, China
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Reviewed 11 December 2017

This tower is in the centre of town and contributes to the old atmosphere in Pingyao. When I was there, it was closed for the public, but you can walk under it. It is on the mainstreet and you cannot miss it.

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Reviewed 11 November 2017

This old city surrounded with beautiful wall along with with Gushi Tower is the icon and most important witness of this beautiful town which has lost the essence of their authenticity as it has happened in many beautiful towns and villages of the world due...More

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Reviewed 28 October 2017

This is the centre of the action so things are most vibrant here. Admire the architecture of the tower. Surely you will have to visit here.

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Reviewed 16 July 2017

This is the center of town and a place to orient (no pun intended) yourself. Good picture and some shade.

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Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

If you visit the city, you will for sure make your way to this tower. You can't go up inside it, but you can see the incredible old architecture. For a refreshing break from the heat- stop in at iTea just south of the tower.

Thank Harding2096
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Reviewed 5 June 2017

Unfortunately, the tower is closed for visiting, becuse it is very old and they want to preserve it against damage. You can only admire it from the outside, being underneath it or in front or at the back of it (it changes depending where you...More

Thank paukie
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Reviewed 14 August 2016

Right in the centre of walled city, where north, west, east and south streets meet, alas, you can no longer enter the tower and climb for views, but it's still worth seeing as you stroll through the hectic busy streets. A great piece of architecture...More

1  Thank Jarko2015
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Reviewed 28 May 2016

This should be a part of any trip to Pingyao. Doesn't take long, and offers a lovely view of the main streets. Recommended.

Thank Ashok-Seenu
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Reviewed 30 December 2014

You will no doubt pass and photograph this interesting building during a walking tour through Pingyao. You can pay to go inside to climb it - we didn't as we ran out of time.

Thank NomadicBoys
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Reviewed 10 April 2013

Cost is 5RMB per person, whether adult or child. Climb up the tower stairs to the 2nd level, and you can get a bit of a view over the city rooves. Interesting to see inside and around. But only worth a quick visit (5-10 mins)....More

1  Thank NZFamilyTravellers5
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