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diaolou towers Kaiping

Throughout Kaiping County in China are scattered hundreds of fortified multi-storey towers called Diaolou. Built of stone, brick or concrete, these buildings represent a complex and flamboyant fusion between Chinese and Western architectural styles

Zili Village Towers Group, Kaiping Diaolou, China  Kaiping County, 130km southwest of Guangzhou is highly recommended. Kaiping is world famous for its Diaolou (fortified village houses ), pristine villages and old townships. Kaiping Diaolous and villages were named as World Cultural Heritage in 2007 for their harmonious fusion between Chinese and Western structures.  www.hotelcarma.com  #Hotelcarma #China #Guangzhou #Kaiping #travel #travelphoto #hotels #q8 #uae #ksa #kuwait #oman

Zili Village Towers Group, Kaiping Diaolou, China Kaiping County, 130km southwest of Guangzhou is highly recommended. Kaiping is world famous for its Diaolou (fortified village houses ), pristine villages and old townships. Kaiping Diaolous and villages were named as World Cultural Heritage in 2007 for their harmonious fusion between Chinese and Western structures. www.hotelcarma.com #Hotelcarma #China #Guangzhou #Kaiping #travel #travelphoto #hotels #q8 #uae #ksa #kuwait #oman

Towers, Kaiping, Guangdong, China

Towers, Kaiping, Guangdong, China

KAIPING DIAOLOU, China: are fortified multi-storey towers, generally made of reinforced concrete. Kaiping & its neighbouring counties are collectively known as the "Four Counties" from which many Chinese labourers to North America, Australia, & Southeast Asia emigrated to escape the banditry & civil war in the region. The first towers were built during the early Qing Dynasty, reaching a peak in the 1920s-1930s, when there were more than 3000 of these structures.

The Kaiping Diaolou are fortified multi-storey towers, generally made of reinforced concrete. These towers are located mainly in Kaiping County, Guangdong province, China. Kaiping together…

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