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Old September 6th, 2011, 02:17 AM   #61
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Can anyone tell me the history behind the towers in hkskyline's post? They're beautiful. Were they for defense? Wealthy families? How old are they? Why were they built so tall?

They're fascinating.
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Old September 6th, 2011, 04:47 AM   #62
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Can anyone tell me the history behind the towers in hkskyline's post? They're beautiful. Were they for defense? Wealthy families? How old are they? Why were they built so tall?

They're fascinating.
You mean the Kaiping towers? More from the UNESCO World Heritage listing : http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/1112
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Old October 12th, 2011, 05:20 PM   #63
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Old December 29th, 2011, 01:08 PM   #64
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Old December 29th, 2011, 01:17 PM   #65
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i'd love to spend a night there
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Old December 29th, 2011, 01:36 PM   #66
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very beautiful, this is the china I like, these buildings needs restoration asap!
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Old December 29th, 2011, 02:33 PM   #67
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i'd love to spend a night there
Thanks. I also have a tulou thread in this section.
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Old December 30th, 2011, 07:29 AM   #68
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Old January 14th, 2012, 07:37 AM   #69
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