Kaiping Diaolou and Villages, Kaiping

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Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Kaiping Diaolou and Villages displays multi-story houses built about 100 years ago in a mixture of Chinese and Western styles. Chinese workers who went abroad returned to their homeland inspired by Western aesthetics and built the houses, which feature small and narrow windows and doors, as well as watchtowers, providing great views of the surrounding area. Despite their Western stylings, the buildings remain in harmony with the landscape. Stay in the village, which offers plenty of information boards in English, to enjoy some delicious, home-grown local food. To visit Kaiping Diaolou and Villages on your trip to Kaiping, use our Kaiping holiday planner.
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  • August 16, 2017
    These are unique buildings put up at a period in Kaiping where bandits roamed free. It sounds exactly like a Chinese version of the wild, wild, west in America. Men went abroad to make a living, and t...  more »
  • August 10, 2017
    This er to pay a charge of open flat pillbox/f group, big Wow! A historical Archaeological site of Feeling a lot of historical places, a large lily pond beauty still very beautiful Oh mosquito special special export outside the Happy Valley gang still 蠻 good 瀨 powder, and Dan, special products,
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  • August 1, 2017
    And dotted with tourist and Charter a taxi is recommended. Around efficiently. The gazebos scattered in the countryside shine in the sky.
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  • June 16, 2016
    Very traditional architecture.
  • July 3, 2016
    穿梭400年前的文化歷史 華僑之鄉如何離鄉別井到東南亞賣力 幸運的話能衣錦還鄉 將國外建築文化 習慣帶回開平築起數層高別墅。由於富人聚居亦引來不法之徒光顅 故將建築物防護措施加入成今天的碉樓文化 也成為世界文化遺產!
  • July 12, 2016
    碉樓內的物品古蹟保存得很好,完全可想像到主人當時的生活環境和品味。另外,家具和擺設有點歐陸風情,中西文化遺產景點。
  • December 22, 2012
    Come and go, but dirty, I'm such a party pooper
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