Jíqìng Lóu


This 600-year-old tǔlóu was built without using a single nail and is still pretty intact. It now houses an exhibition hall.

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5. Fúyù Lóu

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Along the river, this five-storey square tǔlóu boasts some wonderfully carved wooden beams and pillars. Rooms are available here at the Changdi Inn.

6. Zhènchéng Lóu

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7. Soviet Department Store Building

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