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I am surprised most visitors were disappointed with this garden. The price for the garden is too high (100 Yuan) but on the combined ticket you can visit several sights for 180 Yuan, definitely get the combined ticket and stay in Kaiping 2 days to...More
I went to Li garden after reading your comments, I agree that this is not as beautiful and interesting as we think when we read the tourist guides. Some elements in the garden are nice, but the garden is enough small and expensive.
Li Garden or Liyuan is UNESCO site, located at Tangkou Township, Kaiping City. It is a big garden complex, which you may need time to walk around. After the gate entry is the museum of sort of Kaiping immigration flow to the California, the local...More
Back in 2007, it was really well maintained and pretty with loads to see e.g Peacock etc.So I was excited to visit again, but this time the garden was overloaded with grass and the place isn't clean, very empty, nothing to see except from few...More
I don't really know what the point in this place actually is. There is a visitor centre that is all about the people that left Kaiping then a deserted village.
The shuttle buses weren't that regular either we had to wait an hour for a...More
After having visited three Diaoulou village's in the surrounding, we ended up here in the Kaiping garden or also called Li Yuan (Li garden). I guess that if you have never seen a garden in China you still might enjoy it.
But for us it...More
This is not the watch tower that you associate with Kaiping. It is a huge estate of a rich businessman and it is nicely maintained and so it does make for a pleasant walk to see what is like if you are filthy rich at...More
A beautiful garden with some informative exhibits about the role played by overseas chinese in the development of kaiping.
While the garden itself is pretty, the over-abundance of domestic tour groups does detract from the experience somewhat.
While pretty, Li Garden simply isn't worth the ¥100 admission. We've been to nicer gardens in China for less (we live in Beijing and have visited Suzhou, both of which boast some of the country's best gardens and parks). The tour groups that frequent the...More