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Kaifeng

China's lost citadels a showcase of wealth – and force

China’s lost citadels a showcase of wealth – and force

Peter Shadbolt May 27, 2011 It’s rare in travel these days that you see something before you’ve heard about it but the diaolou of Kaiping, the hundreds of ornate watchtowers that dot the landscape in one region of Guangdong province, may be southern China’s best-kept secret. Even in China, they had been forgotten for decades. […]

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Building on the past

Building on the past

BEIJING, Aug. 27 (Xinhuanet) — Henan province is rich in ancient history and full of culture, but it is also home to a shining modernity, Tiffany Tan reports. It’s my first evening in the 2,700-year-old city of Kaifeng and I’m itching to explore its streets, when one of my male companions says, “Be careful you […]

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