Zhenhai Tower (Guangzhou)

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Zhenhai Tower

The Zhenhai Tower (Chinese: 镇海楼; pinyin: Zhènhǎi Lóu), or colloquially the Five Stories Pogoda (五层楼) is a five-story tower in Guangzhou, Guangdong, China.


It was built in 1380, at the beginning of the Ming dynasty, by the Yongjia Marquis Zhu Liangzu (朱亮祖). It is located in Yuexiu Park, in central Guangzhou. It now houses the Guangzhou Museum.


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Coordinates: 23°8′26.37″N 113°15′37.67″E / 23.1406583°N 113.2604639°E / 23.1406583; 113.2604639