8 Secret Places in China That Tourists Haven’t Discovered Yet [#6 Kaiping: China’s Historic Melting Pot]

slide_441316_5826718_freeKaiping: China’s Historic Melting Pot

If you’re at all familiar with China, you’re probably already aware that it’s an ethnically diverse place. But did you know that it has history as an international melting pot as well? In the early twentieth century, the city of Kaiping—less than three hours by car from Guangzhou—was a popular destination for European and Southeast Asian immigrants. The international influence is visible today in the architecture and food.

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8 Secret Places in China That Tourists Haven’t Discovered Yet by Christine Sarkis was originally published on SmarterTravel.com.