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Guangzhou Museum

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Perched on top of Yuexiu Hill, this five-story tower (also known as the Five-Story Pagoda) was built by Zhu Liangzu, one of the rulers of the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) in testimony of his power.
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Yuexiu Hill, Guangzhou 510500, China
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Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

It was a very nice visit and a very interesting museum. I'd plan two hours. Lots of interesting artifacts from the tomb excavation.

Thank TASunde
Reviewed 20 July 2018

Located in Yuexiu Park--one of the largest parks in a city in China--the museum's main building Zhenhai Tower is located on the top of Panlong Hill. The Tower was first constructed in 1380 CE but has been destroyed and rebuilt several times. Originally the Tower...More

Thank TJim60
Reviewed 3 April 2018

The museum in Yuexiu Park gives a good summary of the development of Guangzhou. Nice little videos, though not much English. All in all not overly exiting, but I felt the view from the top balcony made the visit worthwhile.

1  Thank Christiane W
Reviewed 21 February 2018

While it can be can be pretty hard to find, since searching for Guangzhou Museum on Google maps turns up several similar results, it's well worth the time. There’s plenty of information inside, and you get a real sense of what the city has been...More

Thank WayneKelso
Reviewed 30 January 2018

the history of city of Guangzhou can be found in the museum a must visit, best to go any time of the day. its not that crowded.

Thank Gugan_Ilango
Reviewed 30 October 2017

A lot of renovation is going on at the museum, with only two small galleries open while it's taking place. They've cut the admission fee to RMB5 as a result, but there's very little to see.

1  Thank Jarko2015
Reviewed 24 September 2017

This delightful Museum provides many insights into the reasons behind Guangzhou's (and China's) socio-economic development!! It is located in an interesting, Historical 5 level pagoda-- Zhenhai Tower... which is in the large Yuexiu Park.... There are many artefacts which help tell the "fascinating story"!! In...More

Thank Mark D
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Many very interesting exhibits that provide a lot of Guangzhou's history. Located within a large park with beautiful scenery.

Thank Kaycee4Fun
Reviewed 18 July 2017

This Museum is giving you a good insight of the development of the city. A wealthy history with a big future.

Thank Ferry J
Reviewed 14 May 2017

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 from Beijing. It seems that Guangzhou’s lack of influence on central government is reciprocated...More

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