Xi’an’s Bell Tower (Throwback Thursday)

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Xi'an's Bell Tower
Xi’an’s Bell Tower

 

Xi’an’s Bell Tower was built in 1384 (although there was probably another bell tower previously).  It is in the very center of Xi’an walled center.  Traditionally, it kept time for the city (along with the nearby drum tower).  Today it is in the middle of a giant roundabout for vehicle travel.

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