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Kaifeng Iron Tower Park

Northeast of the District, Longting District, Kaifeng 475000, China
+86 378 282 6629
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Iron pagota

Nice grounds. You can go up the tower when they are not cleaning it and it's covered in scaffold... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dan H
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Inside my Univeristy Campus!

It's a little gem hidden among Henan Univeristy Old Campus, which has more old, amazing... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2017
Lena R
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Northeast of the District, Longting District, Kaifeng 475000, China
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice grounds. You can go up the tower when they are not cleaning it and it's covered in scaffold but it will cost extra. Not much to do, they have some carnival games where you can shoot a bow and arrow, or hand held cross...More

Thank Dan H
Reviewed 7 June 2017

It's a little gem hidden among Henan Univeristy Old Campus, which has more old, amazing architecture for you to see! There's an entrance fee (around 30 CNY for adults and about half that price for students with ID). Some of the park is being closed...More

Thank Lena R
Reviewed 28 March 2017

In March, the park is a bit cool and breezy, so you should bring a sweatshirt or light jacket. It takes about 40 minutes to walk through the whole park, even while stopping by at each site. The two unique things in the park that...More

1  Thank David B
Reviewed 16 March 2017

I was here in the middle of March. The city is polluted and dusty. At night it looks a bit nicer with the lights on and the night markets are quite ok. The ponds in the park where for the most part drained for mantenance....More

Thank henrivantilburg
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

I've seen plenty of Pagodas in China, but Kaifeng's Iron Pagoda lives up to its boast that it is "thebest Pagoda under heaven". We were on a tight timeframe so we approached it via the West Gate. This took us through an avenue of trees,...More

Thank bladdamasta
Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

The Iron Pagoda of Kaifeng is an extraordinary 55-metre high tower which has survived innumerable floods and earthquakes over the past millennium. It now has pride of place at the centre of a sprawling park at the northern end of Kaifeng's Old Town. This ancient...More

1  Thank Raymond W
Reviewed 29 November 2016

The Tower itself is quite spectacular and the grounds are okay. There is some good shopping at reasonable prices. Its an average site but still worth visiting. It is the only iron Pagoda in China.

Thank 79linda2015
Reviewed 21 November 2016

If you are searching for real evidence of the Song Dynasty in Kaifeng, you should put the Iron pagoda on your list. While most of the city is a reconstruction designed to draw tourists, the Iron Pagoa is the read deal, constructed in the 11th...More

Thank MEMworldwide
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

This is one of the original oldest standing sites of the city, which is not modified or rebuilt. It's about 1,000 years old. I've climbed to the top. It's a feat but worth it.

Thank eyecoin
Reviewed 11 July 2016

It's one of the more impressive pagodas I've see.The park is nice, but it was raining and freezing outside when I went so my impression isn't that great.

Thank Larry B
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