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Chaozhou Arch Street

Dongmen Street and Taiping Road, Chaozhou, China
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Memorial arches... More attractive when illuminated

I would recommend all tourists to Chaozhou to visit this monumental arches. There are two rows of... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2018
Zheng J
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Typical of ancient housing community

It's a narrow street, with small houses and ancients surrounding. Not much to see or do here, just... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2017
Frank L
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Dongmen Street and Taiping Road, Chaozhou, China
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Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

I would recommend all tourists to Chaozhou to visit this monumental arches. There are two rows of shops for one to patronize when sauntering around the arches. Other attractions such as guangji bridge and gate tower, ancient city wall, kaiyuan temple are all in proximity.

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Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

It's a narrow street, with small houses and ancients surrounding. Not much to see or do here, just visiting the old surrounding neighborhood.

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Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Have to visit arch st before one leave chaozhou.. the old buildings along this street.. truly beautiful..

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Reviewed 22 April 2017

Arch Street (Taiping Road) is quite long with lots of monumental arches. Apparently they are all reconstructions as the original were torn down for building material. The arches are meant to commemorate famous people from Chaozhou and have a translation of the description in English...More

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Reviewed 7 April 2017

We entered through the Guangji Gate Tower to reach this street, also known as Paifang Street (Memorial Arch Street). It was so-called because of the remaining 20 historic memorial arches that lined along this main street. Along both sides of the street, there are shops...More

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Reviewed 7 July 2016

This is a 2 km street filled with shops and endless arches. Shops ranging from souvenirs, art galleries, hotels, modern cafes, traditional food stores, restaurants, tea shops, wood sculptures, porcelains, herbs. it is amazing the variety of items available here. The long street is also...More

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Reviewed 10 May 2016 via mobile

At first glance, the arches looks similar. It's only when we step closer, you will realised every arch has a signboard (bilingual) that explains each arch is dedicated to whom. We took a guided trishaw (RMB 10/ pax) which they will then ferry you around...More

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Reviewed 22 April 2016

This street has a big number of arches commemorating the outstanding people who has contributed to the city and people. Many of them are scholars who have excelled at the imperial examinations. Since it is located inside the ancient city, you will probably pass by...More

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