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About Chaozhou

Chaozhou is located at confluence of Guangdong and Fujian Provinces and is the origin site of Chaozhou Culture. Chaozhou is home to all kinds of outstanding local cultural features such as Chaozhao specialty cuisine, embroidery, theater, wooden carvings, residences and Kung-fu tea. Other than cultural features, Chaozhou also has plenty of scenic spots to visit such as the old city walls, ancient temples, memorial arches and old houses.

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Chaozhou Ancient City
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Historic Town
The Ancient City Wall of Chaozhou mainly refers to the Xiangqiao District of Chaozhou City. Many historical buildings here have been integrated into modern city life. To experience the unique charm of this ancient city, you can go to Paifang Street and taste traditional food, go to Kaiyuan Temple, Xufu Mafu, and Huang Jilue Ancestral Hall to admire ancient architecture and amazing wood carvings, or take a stroll along the Han River and look at the ancient city walls, the city gate, and the famous Guangji Bridge. If you want to enjoy a nice cup of Chaozhou Gongfu tea, enjoy it by West Lake, where you can take a boat tour.
Guangji Bridge
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Bridge
Guangji Bridge, also called Xiangzi Bridge, was built in the Song Dynasty in 1171 AD. It has a long history and is one of four ancient bridges in China. Located on the Han River, Guangji Bridge is very unique in design. At both ends are stone piers, and there are beautiful pavilions and terraces. In the middle are 18 connected floating bridges that are wonderful for a relaxing stroll. In order to let cargo ships pass in the evening, the floating bridge can be drawn up. You can view this and the beautiful night view and light show in the evening.
Archway Street
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Featured Neighbourhood
Peifang Street can be found deep within the old city of Chaozhou. Along the street you will discover the hidden stories that are behind the many archways. The stories hidden behind them are intriguing and thought provoking. While strolling down the street be sure to check out one of the many arcade building or stop and taste some of the local cuisine. Visitors describe many tasty delicacies including Chaozhou hand picked beef balls, duck eggs, and squid cakes. Some other things to try include bergamots old yellow, old medicine orange, yellow husk, and the "Chaozhou Samno" is described as a good choice for companionship by many.
Kaiyuan Temple
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Temple
The Kaiyuan Temple is a Buddhist temple located in the Xiangqiao District of Chaozhou, Guangdong, China. This temple was built upon decree of Emperor Xuanzong, and was named after his reign title: Kaiyuan. Though many repairs have been required throughout the Song, Yuan, Ming, and Qing dynasties, the basic layout remains the same as per the Tang dynasty. The temple retains a special status in the area. Walking through the beautiful tiled walls, the ancient architecture may be enjoyed, along with many national treasure, which are currently on display, all while catching a whiff of the remnants of incense burned long ago.

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