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Address: Zhongshan South Road, Jianye Disrict, Nanjing 210017, China
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Highlight of our spring festival trip!

After jossling with what seemed like half of China at other places in Wuxi and Nanjing during the spring festival holidays, I was not anticipating what we found at the Gan's... read more

Reviewed 3 February 2017
Sam B
Noth Carolina
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Noth Carolina
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Reviewed 3 February 2017

After jossling with what seemed like half of China at other places in Wuxi and Nanjing during the spring festival holidays, I was not anticipating what we found at the Gan's Family Courtyard - no crowds and time to read and appreciate what is there. This was the apex of our six days travelling during the new year holidays. The... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

This place is so far back in the Tripadvisor's listing (no. 59 at point of review) made me unaware of this place despite living in Nanjing for a couple of months now. I found out about this from the tourist information counter at the airport upon picking up a friend. And perhaps this is good for this lesser known place,... More 

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Reviewed 1 August 2016

The buildings are beautiful, and the garden is much more beautiful. It's filled with gardens and plants and ponds. It was definitely a peaceful walk through the gardens. If you come to Nanjing, plan on going to this courtyard.

Thank Julianne H
DC Metro
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2016 via mobile

The Gan family home complex was a fun and relaxing place to visit. It combined: a historic home, a traditional garden with water, an artists community, and a museum. And it wasn't overrun with a zillion other tourists, so you could enjoy the place the way it was meant to be experienced. Historic home: preserved in the style as it... More 

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Xuzhou, China
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Reviewed 3 August 2015 via mobile

I have this site very insightful to my understanding of the Chinese hand crafts and cultural practices. Especially for Nanjing with it's rich Chinese culture as a city.

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