Posts Tagged ‘Kaiping watchtowers’

Ten best examples of Chinese architecture

Tuesday, December 20th, 2011

China’s long and complex history has given rise to a range of different architectural styles. They not only fuse cultures’ structural and decorative forms, but are also influenced by Chinese concepts such as feng shui and yin and yang. The Shenzhen Daily presents the ten best examples of Chinese architecture in this series of articles:

I had the pleasure of visiting the Hongcun and Xidi ancient villages on my trip to Henan, Anhui and Zhejiang in 2009.

World Cultural Heritage tour in Guangdong

Friday, January 28th, 2011

A two-day tour to Kaiping watchtowers, Birds’ Paradise and Gudou hot springs departs every Saturday between 17 January and 31 March 2011 (except Chinese Lunar New Year 2-8 February 2011). Read more about the tour and see pictures of the stunning destinations it visits in the Shenzhen Daily article World Cultural Heritage tour in Guangdong.