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Chikan Movie Town

Chikan Upper Town, Kaiping 529367, China
020-84350418
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Ranked #8 of 14 attractions in Kaiping
Type: Amusement/ Theme Parks
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Shenzhen, China
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19 reviews 19 reviews
17 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

I'm a big film fan and was looking forward to seeing where some famous Chinese movies were filmed. All you see are unimpressive film sets and imitation European buildings. Not sure why so many Chinese tourists are amazed, but there are better sights to see in the city for free. Unless you've seen everything in Kaping and have nothing else... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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356 reviews 356 reviews
234 attraction reviews
159 helpful votes 159 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

This "movie town" will only be of interest to very keen fans of chinese dramas. For mist foreigners it would make for a boring visit, due to little knowledge about chinese actors and actresses, and the broader facets of chinese television in general. Give this one a miss ... we visited, but afterwards wished we hadn't ...

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London, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
37 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2012

Chikan is located at the center of Kaiping City of Guangdong Province, about 12 kilometers away from Kaiping. Lying on the northern bank of Tanjiang River, Chikan is featured with western buildings, on the southern bank is the beautiful countryside. Chikan is the notable homeland of overseas Chinese so that the constructions blended the western and eastern styles. Wandering around... More

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Guangzhou, China
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2012

Two shoddy buildings that are currently in use, but otherwise very poorly constructed and run-down.

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South Pole
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135 reviews 135 reviews
72 attraction reviews
133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2011

For a photographer Chikan is the pinnacle of seductive and luscious imagery. The town is as ornate and crumbling as it gets. It's almost too much, and it's all around you: any street you choose to walk has some amazing mansions. Which makes the visit to the corner of the embankment called Movie Town somewhat redundant. All they have to... More

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