Arcade Old Street
Arcade Old Street are mainly located in the urban areas
victory Sand Road, Xinhua South Road, Zhongshan Road,
Pok Oi Road and Jiefang area, streets are lined with nearly
a hundred years of history is full of the Nanyang construction
style arcade. Old Street arcade was built mostly overseas
Chinese returned from Southeast Asia in the last century
started Pipi. Mottled antique arcade appearance at first
glance, to appreciate those buildings are mostly covered
with elegant and meticulous sculpture and Yangpaihe of
tour of Haikou it is some taste of baroque. Arcade
floors are not too high, the majority of two three-story,
some still preserved earlier trade names, and beautifully
carved. Lean on a railing, doors, windows, etc. Then sit
in front of one of the stalls arcade in front of a are
mostly skinny lady and a middle-aged sister.
30s of last century, Haikou, 35 industries
have 572 shops, such as "beam safety in mind",
"cloud Asahi mind," Far Eastern companies
and Guangde Church "and so on. The famous inn or
entertainment five-storey building, "Asian Inn",
"Thai Cosmos" and so on. Many large firm in
the arcade Old Street, expand business war without gunpowder.
In 1931, victorious sand street "the Haikou Tower"
(commonly known as "the five-storey building) built
before the founding of Haikou City, the highest building.
Arcade lined with an endless stream of merchants, fireworks
dense ", was a true portrayal of Haikou flourishing