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  1. Yellow Crane Tower is considered one of the Four Great Towers of China. In its modern version, it has the appearance of an ancient tower but is built of modern materials, including an elevator. [11] Each level has its own display. To the east on the hill, a large temple bell may be rung by tourists for a small fee.

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  3. Yellow Crane Tower - Wikipedia

    The tower and its surroundings have been marked as Yellow Crane Tower park. There are tour services that can be hired for a fee at the entrance. The top of the tower has a broad view of its surroundings and the Yangtze River. Yellow Crane Tower is considered one of the Four Great Towers of China.

  4. Wuhan Yellow Crane Tower, Huang He Lou, Hubei - China

    The Yellow Crane Tower offers visitors an abundance of things to see. The exhibit on each floor has a theme, for example, the theme of the first floor is about legend. On the wall, there is a nine-meter (about 30 feet) long and six-meter (about 20 feet) wide painted porcelain picture which depicts clouds, rivers and cranes to represent a romantic mood in the heaven.

  5. A Brief History of the Yellow Crane Tower - Culture Trip

    The Yellow Crane Tower is one of the Four Great Towers of China. Sitting atop Snake Hill, on the banks of the Yangtze River, this iconic building is one of the most celebrated landmarks in Wuhan. While tourists flock to see the upturned turrets which define this yellow-tiled pagoda, the tower also has a long and colourful history.

  6. Yellow Crane Tower (Wuhan) - All You Need to Know BEFORE You Go

    The Yellow Crane Tower is located along side the busy Yangtze river. There is a reasonably steep walk up to reach the Tower itself, but once there you can take a lift (or climb the stairs) to the top to get a view of the city - smog permitting.

  7. Yellow Crane Tower In Wuhan - China Travel

    Yellow Crane Tower. If you’re in Wuhan, an absolute must-see is the Yellow Crane Tower. One of the Four Great Towers of China, it stands on the banks of the Yangtze River at the top of Snake Hill, and is incredibly beautiful. It goes without saying that it is one of Hubei’s most popular tourist attractions.

  8. Yellow Crane Tower Wuhan, Huang He Lou - Visit our China

    The Yellow Crane Tower was originally built for the reason of military purposes. In the Three Kingdoms Period, the tower was built as a watchtower in one corner of the Xiakou city. Because of the unifying of the whole country, the tower lost its military value and gradually turned into a scenery-view place for the common people.

  9. Rising from the ashes: Wuhan's symbolic landmark, Yellow Crane...

    Yellow Crane Tower is the landmark of Wuhan, the capital city of central China's Hubei Province. /VCG Standing 51.4 meters, the five-storey Yellow Crane Tower is perched on the banks of the Yangtze River at the top of the Snake Mountain. It features a mix of octagonal and square structures with a roof covered by 100,000 yellow glazed tiles.

  10. Yellow Crane Tower - 7 Wonders

    This place is known like 'The First Scenery under Heaven'; The Yellow Crane Tower is one of the most famous towers to the south of the Rio Yangtze. It is situated on Snake Hill in Wuhan in the province of Hubei. The tower is based on an original design realized during the Qing Dynasty. The tower is of 51.4 meters of high and has five levels or floors.

  11. Top 10 Things to Do in Wuhan: Yellow Crane Tower, East Lake…

    Located on the top of Snake Hill by Yangtze River, Yellow Crane Tower has been regarded as “The First Scenery under Heaven” since ancient time. Now it is the most well-known tower in South China and a representative architecture of Wuhan. The tower resembles cranes spreading wines to fly.

  12. Yellow Crane Tower

    According to legend, Yellow Crane Tower was built by the family of an old pothouse owner living in Wuhan city long ago, named Old Xin. One day, a shabbily dressed Taoist priest came to the pothouse and asked for some wine. Old Xin paid no attention to him, but his son was very kind and gave the Taoist some wine without asking for money.