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Interesting architecture, nice village, worth a short visit..

We took the fast train from Guilin to Sanjiang to see the Drum Tower. The train ride was pleasant... read more

Reviewed 20 December 2017
worldnomad_01
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Los Angeles, California
Amazing architecture

A detour after a local at Yangshuo showed me the photo of this tower and the bridge. There were... read more

Reviewed 16 November 2015
Su2122013
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Dec 20, 2017
“Interesting architecture, nice village, worth a short visit..”
Jul 10, 2018
“Beautiful tower, impressive construction”
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Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

The the tower is new, but represents the the traditional wooden drum towers in an excellent way as it is the biggest in the area and the craftmanship is amazing. Tip: visit the square in front of the tower at night and enjoy the local...More

Thank Rudolf3071
Reviewed 20 December 2017

We took the fast train from Guilin to Sanjiang to see the Drum Tower. The train ride was pleasant and comfortable and the tower was picturesque and interesting to see, and so were the small surrounding villages. Actually there are several similar towers but, once...More

1  Thank worldnomad_01
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.

Thank Steven W
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....More

Thank Su2122013
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.

Thank Louise Ø
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.

Thank Paul B
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...More

1  Thank Gglow41
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...More

Thank Mei L
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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