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Guangzhou Library

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Guangzhou Library

339 Reviews
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No.4 Zhujiang East Road Zhujiang New Town, Tianhe District, Guangzhou 510623 China
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Kaiping Diaolou Day Tour to Zili, Li yuan, Chikan Village from Guangzhou
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Kaiping Diaolou Day Tour to Zili, Li yuan, Chikan Village from Guangzhou

Kaiping is well-known for the Diaolou and old villages in Guangdong Province. This day tour will let you explore the UNESCO site with a local guide.<br><br>Diaolou in Chinese, were listed on UNESCO's World Heritage List in 2007. First built in the early Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), these multi-storied houses were built as small fortresses and watch towers for protection. <br><br>After lunch, head to the Liyuan Garden. Built in 1926, this garden holds a combination of traditional Chinese landscaping as well as western architectural style.<br><br>Then, pay a visit to the Chi Kan Old Town. With its traditional architecture and beautiful views, the town is now a popular place for movie and television drama shoots.
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ScottGinSZ wrote a review Aug 2020
Shenzhen, China203 contributions31 helpful votes
The building isn't remotely bookish. I never went inside, but from the outside, it is a beautiful building. I was surprised to find out it was a library. It looks incredibly good from the outside, especially at night.
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Date of experience: August 2020
RJ M wrote a review Dec 2019
Barry's Bay, Canada154 contributions31 helpful votes
Aside from wandering around, ogling the building, there wasn't much else to do as English-speakers, but if you enjoy architecture, pop in and check this building out
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Date of experience: November 2019
Sunny-0412@yeah.net wrote a review Nov 2019
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I saw this attraction above the small program Canton Laowai in WeChat, the library is very large, altogether has seven floors, the children's area is less crowded during Monday to Friday, suitable for Monday to Friday free
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Date of experience: April 2019
TonyIberica wrote a review Oct 2019
South Africa13 contributions
8 stories of books, well organised. There are even machines that clean the books before you take them home
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Date of experience: October 2019
Daz S wrote a review Oct 2019
Auckland Central, New Zealand221 contributions10 helpful votes
As a traveler I like to take in the various styles of building around the world. Obviously unless you are fluent in Mandarin the library itself is only a visual architectural delight, sadly the reading was beyond me.
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Date of experience: October 2019