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A must-see attraction, with a history of more than 100 years and still in its original shape. The buildings are famous for their exquisite and mythical decorations, such as the brick carvings of historic figures. The temple also functions as a...more
Hours Today: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
No.34 Enlong Li, Zhongshan 7th Road, Guangzhou 510150, China
All reviewsivory carvingsarts and craftsancestral homeart pieceschinese culturehistorical buildinginteresting exhibitson displayfor saleentrance feeworth a visitinteresting placemetro stopcouple of hoursacademybonetemple
Beautiful art and history tour. The architecture, carving and tapestries are priceless. When in China, experiencing other cultures is what travel is all about, that's why the Chen house should be a must on people's list.
Pretty impressive architecture in that building, especially the outside part of the building and the roofs.
It's 10 RMB entry but you NEED a passport. Can use storage lockers for your bag.
There's lots of little alleys and good picture opportunities.
The ivory was odd....More
Not a friendly place if you start speaking in english. Ushers you in rude manner, other than history and architecture that may not be uncommon for chinese tourist or well traveled explorers, its a gallery of delicate elephant tusk sculpting, thats about it.
The exterior of the old building looks quite average. But the craving rooftop of the building is rather interesting. It is a free admission for the public, if you happen to pass by this part of Guangzhou, why not to drop a quick detour. The...More
Since I like artsy things, I found this museum is really beautiful. If you pay attention at the roof part, there are a lot of hidden beautiful sculpture. In the middle between each hall, small garden filled with bonsai and round table with small stone...More
Make sure to bring your passport or a picture of it. A lot of Chinese people were being turned away at the ticket booth because they didn't bring their IDs. Once inside the shops are lovely and the garden is nice to sit in. There...More
The Ancestral Hall provides for some amazing architecture - the attention to detail on the roof dragons, etc. are amazing. This facility also houses a Folk Craft Museum. The carvings in particular were most impressive, whether done in wood or ivory. They are truly priceless....More
Chen Clan Academy is just outside the Metro Station (Chen Clan Academy) so it's very easy to find. I visited this place in the summer season so it's very humid and best to bring a fan and water. I bought the ticket for 10 rmb...More