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Address: Central Square, Sanjiang 545500, China
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Amazing architecture

A detour after a local at Yangshuo showed me the photo of this tower and the bridge. There were quite a few this kind of drum tower on my way from Longji to Sanjiang but this drum... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 November 2015
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

Built in the traditional Dong style this Drum tower was built in 2010. It is amazing to see such a large structure still built without and Iron nails. Worth a quick visit if you are in Sanjiang but not worth a special trip.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2015

A detour after a local at Yangshuo showed me the photo of this tower and the bridge. There were quite a few this kind of drum tower on my way from Longji to Sanjiang but this drum tower is the biggest I saw so far. It looks quite differently at night when lights are on.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2015 via mobile

If you are in Sanjiang city go visit the drum tower. It is one of the only tourist thing to see in the city.

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Guangzhou, China
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2015 via mobile

The Drum Tower is indeed a pretty cool structure and fun to walk up, but they could do so much more with the space re: sharing the local history and culture. A missed opportunity. Still worth the effort.

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Fort Frances, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2015

The walk to the tower is very enjoyable, pay attention to the rock formation in front of the tower. The unique construction of this tower and form makes a worth while visit. There is a picture display inside of drum towers in the area...from them you can develop a sense of importance the towers played in the Dong villages.

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Hong Kong, China
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2014

The Drum Tower is a majestic-looking structure perched on top of a hill and is pretty much visible from most locations around town. I would have given it 4 stars but there is a fee just to view the inside of the tower, which is tiny! We peeped in from the entrance and were not wowed by the inside (the... More 

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Yingshang County, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2013

I didnt know about this tower before travell to SanJiang. But when i entered it i was shocked. Such a great structure! I had only 20' after lunch, so make sure that u have more time to for exploring.

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