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Zhenhai Tower, with Guangzhou Museum, Guangzhou

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History meets legend at Zhenhai Tower, with Guangzhou Museum, housed in a historic five-story pagoda. Ming emperor Zhu Liangzu built the tower in 1380 to protect his power as ruler. The building lies in the heart of a park, near the old city wall. Climb the pagoda to discover a different historical period on each floor. The top-floor exhibition shows the influence of Western culture on China, and also provides a scenic view of the city. For travelers who use our world travel planner, Guangzhou holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Zhenhai Tower, with Guangzhou Museum and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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TripAdvisor
  • A small museum, but it provides some information on the trade routes from Canton to the rest of the world. Also there is a nice view from the top floor.
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  • 廣州博物館是位於越秀公園內的小博物館, 名氣不及珠江新城的廣東省博物館, 容易被人忽略. 廣州博物館原身是鎮海樓, 是中國四大名樓之一, 同黃鶴樓, 岳陽樓, 滕王閣同名, 建築物本身已好值得參選觀, 館內雖不大, 只有3層, 但展品都不少, 有時間一定要去看看, 了解廣州的歷史.  more »
  • Guanzhou Museum, formerly known as Zhenhai Tower, is located in the Yuexiu Park. I’d classify its collection as very good. Had I not visited museums in Beijing and Shanghai, I would have rated it as e...  more »
Google
  • One of the four historical towers in China. The museum inside is also very nice
  • This place exceeded my expectations. Washrooms are on sight and there are many informative and historical artifacts. Good views of Guangzhou.
  • Worth a visit
  • good
  • It was ok to learn the GZ history