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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