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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
  • This simple museum has some interesting artefacts however is pretty simple. I liked the museum because it gave me a better understanding of Guangzhou's relationship with the world and its distance fro...  more »
  • This museum is small and not a must see but the building is beautiful and it is nice if you are in Yuexiu Park and have some extra time. The exhibits are decent but it is nowhere near the quality or s...  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