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Bell Tower, Beijing

Bell Tower - Beijing, China
Bell Tower
Di'anmen Dajie, Beijing, China 100000Map
Neighborhood: Dong Cheng District
Overview

Close to the Drum Tower, the Bell Tower was also used to tell the time. The bronze casted bell was rung every evening until the last emperor left the Forbidden City. The bell is worth the trip, it is 23 feet (7 meters) tall and weighs 138,891 pounds (63 tons). The tower was originally built in the 13th Century, but after is burned down it was rebuilt in the 18th Century.

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Bell Tower General Information
  • Open Hours: Monday to Sunday from 09:00 AM to 04:30 PM
  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks
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