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"Guangzhou Guided Day Tour: Watchtowers of Kaiping
"Guangzhou Guided Day Tour: Watchtowers of Kaiping Li Garden and Chikan Old Town""Your guide will pick you up at your Guangzhou hotel and then take you to the Kaiping City (approx. 2.5 hours). In Kaiping City visit the Watchtowers in Zili Village under the jurisdiction of Kaiping situated about 7.5 miles (12 km) to the east of the city. The village has nine watchtowers known as Diaolou and all of them are in different styles. Experience different style of houses and buildings from all over the world and enjoy the beautiful views from the top. You will then have lunch at a local restaurant to enjoy southern Chinese cuisine followed by t
From $275.00
 
"Guangzhou Guided Day Tour: Watchtowers of Kaiping
"Guangzhou Guided Day Tour: Watchtowers of Kaiping Li Garden and Chikan Old Town""Your guide will pick you up at your Guangzhou hotel and then take you to the Kaiping City (approx. 2.5 hours). In Kaiping City visit the Watchtowers in Zili Village under the jurisdiction of Kaiping situated about 7.5 miles (12 km) to the east of the city. The village has nine watchtowers known as Diaolou and all of them are in different styles. Experience different style of houses and buildings from all over the world and enjoy the beautiful views from the top. You will then have lunch at a local restaurant to enjoy southern Chinese cuisine followed by t
From $275.00
 
Kaiping Diaolou and Chikan Old Town Day Tour
"8:30 a.m. Guangzhou downtown hotel pickup and drive to Kaiping 10:30 a.m. Visit the unusual Kaiping Diaolou fortified multi-story towers made of reinforced concrete. These tall free-standing structures were constructed as protection against bandits and acted as watchtowers residences and communal towers. Located in an area from which many Chinese emigrated and later returned to the towers feature an interesting fusion of eastern and western architectural elements and decoration some bearing something of a resemblance to European castles. Around 1833 of these structures remain in Kaiping
From HKD1,800.00

More Off The Beaten Path in Kaiping

Road to Ma Jiang Long Diaolou Cluster

The junction road to Ma Jiang Long Diaolou Cluster is located in Baihe Town (百合). It is a short 10-minutes walk to the main entrance of Ma Jiang Long Diaolou Cluster. You will see the Baihe Bridge...
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cal6060
Sep 14, 2013

Road to Jin Jiang Li Village Cluster

This is the longest walk (20-minutes) from the main road to the Village plus I got out the bus of a wrong bus-stop. So I walked almost 30 minutes from Xian Gang Town (蚬冈) to Jian Jiang Li Village...
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cal6060
Sep 12, 2013

Xian Gang Town

On my way to Jin Jiang Li Diaolou Village, I accidently got out of the bus of a wrong bus-stop. I ended up in this Xian Gang Town. The is a unique town with many unknown Diaolou buildings, shop...
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cal6060
Sep 10, 2013

Road to Zili Village Diaolou Cluster

When the bus stops at the junction in the Zili Village (shown in the pictures), you get out of the bus and walk around 15 minutes to reach the main entrance of Zili Village. The views of this walk are...
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cal6060
Sep 09, 2013

Road to Li Yuan

When you take a bus from downtown Kaiping to Li Yuan, you need the bus to stop here and walk 5-minutes the main entrance of Li Yuan. The walk will take you to see the countryside of Kaiping, a paddy...
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cal6060
Sep 09, 2013

Hot Springs

There are a few hot springs in the neighboring district of Enping. I visited one and it was a great experience. You can take a taxi or hire a personal driver to any of those locations. I would advice...
Kaiping
Dec 11, 2007
 
 
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Top Things to Do in Kaiping

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Inside a Diaolou

The entry ticket gave you access to visit the Diaolou, therefore I visited most of them. Inside there were old pictures, a temple, and old furniture. You could also visit the kitchen and climb to the...
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Exhibition Hall

Before starting the visit to the houses (Diaolou), it is convenient to have a look at this Exhibition Hall to have an idea of the buildings. It is included in the ticket, so you do not have to pay...
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UNESCO sign

I saw it next to the tourist office, besides where you have to buy the ticket to visit the place. This is a UNESCO site not very much visited. Usually tourists go to China to visit the World...
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Trekking

You will find signs helping you with the itineraries. In fact, unless you rent a car or take a taxi, you will have to walk a lot if you want to visit properly this site. For instance, the bus driver...
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"Kaiping (开平)"
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"Chang Sha"
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"Kaiping - World Heritage site"
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"Kaiping Diaolou and Villages "
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"Kai Ping - a beutiful place"
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