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Jiangmen Zili Village Watch Tower

Zili Village, Kaiping 527100, China
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Zilli Village Watch Tower

Watchtowers is the reason why you come to Kaiping. The watchtower are widely spread in Kaiping... read more

Reviewed 20 May 2016
Righttodorightthings
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Malaysia
Very unusual

And if you have a free day in Guangzhou, you will not regret, if you spend it in Kaiping. Let agree... read more

Reviewed 28 April 2016
Alex N
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Kharkiv, Ukraine
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19 May 2016
“Zilli Village Watch Tower”
27 Apr 2016
“Very unusual”
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Zili Village, Kaiping 527100, China
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Reviewed 20 May 2016

Watchtowers is the reason why you come to Kaiping. The watchtower are widely spread in Kaiping city, within the villages.It not only reflected the success story of the oversea Chinese who migrated to California seeking for opportunity, sending money back to the home village to...More

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Reviewed 28 April 2016

And if you have a free day in Guangzhou, you will not regret, if you spend it in Kaiping. Let agree with private driver and you do not have to crowd with tourists.

Thank Alex N
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Reviewed 2 December 2015

It is worth going to see the diaolou and traditional homes, in a working village. There are panoramic views from the top of the diaolou, and interesting to watch the video about life and living there. There were a few stalls selling touristy goods but...More

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Reviewed 2 May 2014

This place offers a different images of China, the houses here are a mix of Chinese and parts from various countries such as Indian and other European countries.Some of the houses are opened to the public and they are like museum with items on display....More

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Reviewed 10 April 2014

This is what you're coming to Kaiping for, and based off the reviews and travel guides, I chose here. Great to go inside the buildings, see the views from the top, and wonder what it was like to live there. I highly recommend renting a...More

1  Thank Breakingshabbos
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Reviewed 21 March 2014 via mobile

This smaller cluster of diaolou sees less visitors than many other clusters located in bigger (and more modern villages. The end result? Less commercialization, less touts, less vendors of tacky souvenirs. The entrance ticket is reasonable at 80RMB, and it is worth climbing up the...More

4  Thank Andrew_Alin
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Reviewed 20 March 2014

There is Chinese saying 'You've not seen Guangdong if you've not seen Diaolou Village'. In a way I can agree with that because those villages are something totally different compared to anything else in Guangdong. It surprises you when you see those tall watch tower...More

4  Thank Minna B
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Reviewed 7 February 2014

Because the diaolous within the ZiLi Village area are spread out, expect to do a lot of walking. Winter also isn't the best time to visit since the surrounding fields are all barren and everything looks a little drab. Make the effort to climb to...More

1  Thank Mei L
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Reviewed 8 December 2013

I visited the Fujian Tulou Round Houses 福建土楼 a couple years ago and wanted to see the Kaiping Diaolou 开平碉楼 for the contrast in architectural style. Both places were very interesting and well worth the trouble. First, a tip. These Kaiping Diaolou are reachable now...More

2  Thank ZhongguoKM
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Reviewed 4 September 2013

These are unique buildings and came about by the twist of fortunes in China's multi-faceted history. All of which adds up to make the wealth of riches in China's Historical treasures. The return of overseas Chinese with the wealth and knowledge obtained from overseas created...More

Thank Mah T
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