Xian Bell Tower 02

© Dennis Kraft

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Xian Bell Tower 02

The Bell Tower has an interesting history. In the revolution of 1911, rebels fought the Qing army here. In 1927, the first cinema in Xian and the first sound cinema in China was set up and run out of the Bell Tower by Chinese businessman named Shilin who had gone to the US as a student and returned to China. It was also bombed and damaged by the Japanese on October 10th, 1939.

Photo ID #729735

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2768× 1840 px 2.4 MB ISO 800

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