Introduction to Kaiping Diaolou (开平碉楼)
The Kaiping Diaolou constructions are located in Tengjiao village, Chikan Town, Kaiping city. Diaolou is a kind of special type of Chinese rural architectures, which is a type of multi-storeyed tower building in the combination of defense, residential, and Western and Chinese architectural art. They are actually dwelling houses, but in a great diversity of Chinese and Western styles, ancient Greek styles, Roman styles and Islamic styles.
Tengjiao Village, Chikan Town, Kaiping City, Jiangmen City, Guangdong Province
Diaolou architectural complex including Chikanzhen Yinglong Lou, Jinjiangli Diaolou Cluster, Fangshi Denglou, the Cluster in Zilicun and Fangshi Denglou
Opening Hours: 8:30AM~5:30PM
Admission Fee: 80 Yuan for Zilicun Diaolou Cluster, 50 Yuan for Majianglong Diaolou Cluster, 30 Yuan for Chikan Movie and Television City
Visiting Time: 3~4 hours
Best Time to Visit: April to June, September to November, the weather in spring and summer is cool and little rainfall.
Take Tangkou-Magang Special Line from downtown Kaiping and get off at Zili Village.
1. Children with height between 1.2m to 1.5m cost half fare, and under 1.2m is free.
2. The old people with age between 65 and 70 cost half price, and over 70 is free.
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