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Dapeng Fortress, Shenzhen

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3.7/5 based on 45+ reviews on the web
Dapeng Fortress or Dapengsuocheng is a walled village in the subdistrict Dapeng, district Longgang, Shenzhen, Guangdong province, China. The village lies 55 kilometers from the center of Shenzhen.HistoryDapeng Fortress was built in 1394 to protect the area from pirates. It later developed into a town during the Ming and Qing dynasties.In 1571, it sustained a siege of over forty days by Japanese pirates equipped with scaling ladders.The main dialect in this village is Dapeng dialect, a mix of Hakka and Cantonese.A lot of the villagers now live in New York, Randstad and Portsmouth.PeopleFamous people of Dapeng Fortress include: Liu QilongLai YingyangDai ZhuowenLai YinjueLiu HeizaiLai ZhongyuanLuo GuiDeanie Ip Tak-HanYuan Geng
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  • This site is a long, LONG way from central Shenzhen. It takes 45-50 minutes to drive there without much traffic on the road, and will cost you between 200 to 350 yuan, depending on the driver. However...  read more »
  • 城墙是保护得好,但是里面却没有,有些新建筑与古城格格不少,不是新潮的新,而是比较土气的新房在里面,显得非常突兀。可惜了一个好地方。 
  • It is easy to get lost in the Old Town. So you should bring a map. If it hadn't been for our Guide, we would have gone astray. 
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