Ancient Fortress

Lin Zexu’s Humen Opium Incineration and the Opium War which followed marked the beginning of China’s modern history, presenting clearly Dongguan’s historical importance. The Humen Fortress sits at the......

Keyuan Garden

Keyuan Garden is one of the four most famous gardens in Guangdong during the Qing Dynasty, and was a gathering place for scholars. It has a compact layout, a clear structure and quiet landscapes. The ......

City Gate of Fortune

Built during the Hongwu years of the Ming Dynasty, the Ying’en Gate Tower is 12,990 feet long, and was designed to protect the city. As a symbol of ancient Dongguan, it was an important landmark of th......

Haogang Prehistory Relics

Located in Nanchengsheng and Haogang, the Haogang Shell Mound Site is a Late Neolithic shell midden site from roughly 5,000 years ago, and is one of the oldest pre-historic sites in Dongguan. It is a ......

Huangchong Ancestral Temple

The Li Family Temple is one of the oldest temples in the Pearl River Delta area. It was constructed in 1173, and has a history of nearly 1,000 years. The Li Family Temple resembles a turtle's back. It......

Nanshe Ancient Village

The Nanshe ancient village is located in Chasha. It is national cultural heritage site and a famous historical culture village. Established in the end of the Southern Song Dynasty, it has a history of......

Jin'ao Tower

The Jin’ao Tower Silhouette was built during the Wanli years in the Ming Dynasty, has a history of more than 400 years and is a Guangdong cultural heritage site. The tower is more than 40 feet high an......

Dalingshan Anti-Aggression Base

The Dalingshan Anti-Agression Base is a national cultural heritage and was originally the office for the famous World War II Dongjiang Anti-Aggression Base. The original building is now listed as a cu......