Zhenhai Tower (Guangzhou)
|Literal meaning||Sea-Guardian Building|
|Literal meaning||Five-Story Building|
It was first built in 1380, at the beginning of the Ming dynasty, by the Yongjia Marquis Zhu Liangzu (朱亮祖). The tower is 92 feet (25 meters) in height, 102 feet (31 meters) in width and 52 feet (16 meters) in depth.
By the time it was the highest building of Guangzhou when it was constructed. For a long period of time, it was the symbol of Guangzhou before the Wuyang Statue was built.
- "Zhenhai Tower". ChinaTourGuide.Com. Retrieved 13 July 2016.
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