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Drum tower: symbolic architecture of China's Dong ethnic group

2014-04-22 09:56:55



A tourist enjoys the view inside a drum tower in Bajiao of Enshi City, central China's Hubei Province, April 20, 2014. Dong drum tower is the symbol of the architectures of Dong ethnic group. The drum towers can be mostly seen in central China's Hunan and Hubei provinces, south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region and Guizhou province, where Dong ethnic group is distributed. Dong drum towers are mainly folk public buildings, containing folk customs and features. (Xinhua/Xie Shun)

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