Chikan Ancient Town
Introduction to Chikan Ancient Town (赤坎古镇)
The European Style Street in Chikan Ancient Town is famous for its ancient architectures and the simplicity of local customs, especially those ancient buildings styled in both the Western and the Oriental. This European Style Street was built by those early local overseas Chinese who traveled to Europe and Japan on the base of those architecture drawings in western styles they brought back and combined the local traditional architecture features.
Chikan Ancient Town, Kaiping City, Guangdong Province
Jinghui Lou, Nan Lou, Yinglong Lou, Canada Village, two clans of the Situ and the Guan, European style street
Opening Hours: all day long
Admission Fee: free
Visiting Time: half a day
Best Time to Visit: April to June, September to November, the weather in spring and summer is cool and little rainfall.
Take bus 6, 9, 13 from Yici Bus Station in Kaiping downtown to get there.
Chikan Ancient Town is also a famous studio city which is the shooting location of many movies included The Grand Master and Let The Bullets Fly.
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