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Haikou Bell Tower
Top 16 in Can't Miss Attractions

4.3/5
322 Reviews
Historical Architecture
Liked by 9
Open Open 24 hours
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 15 minutes
Address: No. 20 Changdi Road, Longhua District, Haikou City (near Renmin Bridge)

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The clock tower of Haikou has a long history, Haikou has developed transportation and trade, the port is prosperous, and business activities are flourishing. However, at that time, Haikou City did not have a unified standard timekeeping facility, which caused great inconvenience to transportation, commerce and people’s lives. In the 17th year of the Republic of China (1928), the patriotic businessman Mr. Zhou Chengmei launched donations from overseas Chinese to raise funds based on coastal cities such as Guangzhou and Shanghai , Well-designed, in 1929, the Haikou Clock Tower was built at the Changdi Road Wharf at the remote entrance to the sea to unify the time. A large bell tower with a mixed structure was built.

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  • ah tee s
    ah tee s
    Singapore, Singapore
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    Beacon of Haikou

    The Clock Tower in Haikou is not very significant as it is just a dull brown tower block standing lonely at the northern edge of the historical center of Haikou and at the south of the Haidian River. ...

    Reviewed on /Date(1454770417000+0800)/
  • fridaywoo
    fridaywoo
    singapore
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    need a bit of touch up

    exterior of tower is damaged, needs a bit of repair. clock is still working though, and it chimes on cue. not much of a view around it, so take the opportunity to walk through the old streets when you...

    Reviewed on /Date(1412465282000+0800)/
  • Marian R
    Marian R
    haikou
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    Gee, I didn't know you could go inside

    Actually, you can't. So why is it a tourist destination that I'm given the ability to review?

    Reviewed on /Date(1330925691000+0800)/

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Introduction

Haikou Clock Tower is an important landmark in Haikou. It has a history of nearly one hundred years; it was originally built as an adaptation to foreign trade. The tower is five stories high, with walls made of red brick. Haikou Clock Tower stands on Changti Road and faces the water. The old buildings opposite the tower are part of the famous Haikou Arcaded Streets.
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