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Iron Tower

4.3/5900 Reviews
Ancient Pagoda
8:00-18:00; Tower Light and Shadow Show Performance Time: 20:30 (June-September), 20:00 (October-Stop)
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 1-2 hours
Address: 210 Beimen Street, Kaifeng City
Phone: 0371-22826629 0371-22826659

About Iron Tower

The tower is located in the Kaifeng Tower Park. It was originally called the Kaibao Temple Tower. It is also called the Inspiration Tower and the Temple Tower above. It is inlaid with brown glazed tiles on the outer wall and looks like iron. It is commonly known as the “Iron Tower”. The tower was built during the Northern Song Dynasty and has survived the war, floods, earthquakes and other disasters. The tower is exquisitely designed and sturdy, and the tower is octagonal, descending from the bottom to the top. The brick carvings here are very famous. The bricks are engraved with dozens of patterns such as flying, unicorn, bodhisattva, music, and lions. They are beautiful in shape and vivid in appearance. They are called masterpieces of brick art in the Song Dynasty.
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