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Former residence of Xueyan Hu

No.18 Yuanbao Street, Shangcheng District, Hangzhou 310002, China
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

Our guide, Iris, took us to this magnificent residence. The timeless elegance of the building, especially the carved window screens and use of blue glass , was very appealing, Highly recommended,

Thank Chig777
Reviewed 9 December 2017

Lots of history to find out dting back to Song Dynasty. Rich cultural display and arts . Well restored and preserved architectual structures.

Thank Seng Weng L
Reviewed 11 November 2017

The architecture is stunning. But what impresses more is its garden with caves. It is a small but every corner of it is a photographic beauty. Wonderful bonsai trees deserve a special attention.

Thank Ömer Y
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Spent about two hours at this residence. Was a bit of a maze but quite interesting to see a more traditional Chinese dwelling. Parking can be challenging.

Thank Ben G
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Beautiful example of Chinese architecture. Stunning gardens. It is good to have tour with the guide, so you can hear all the interesting histories about this place.

1  Thank Bailime
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Visited as part of a tour group. Difficult to get the atmosphere of the house as it would have been. The guides did their best to tell you the rags to riches to rags story of the merchant and the value of the wood in...More

1  Thank The_Review_Queen
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Fascinating glimpse into the courtyard home of a former wealthy mansion. Just a short stroll from the HeFang old street, it is picturesque, and photogenic. Gorgeous Rick tunnels , central ponds, walkways, all in a walled setting.

Thank Travel-Luxe1
Reviewed 27 June 2017

This is a great attraction. House from the late 18th century and you can see how the wealthy lived. Nicely restored with a maze of different buildings and rooms. Beautiful gardens and furniture and 30 foot walls surrounding it. Really enjoyed.

2  Thank Douglas T
Reviewed 21 May 2017

This mansion isn't as old as it looks: it is from the Qing (aka Manchu) Dynasty and was built in the 19th Century. It is a very beautiful piece of architecture, however, and well worth visiting. There is a large pond with carp fish in...More

Thank JamieNYC
Reviewed 10 March 2017

We really enjoyed learning about the history of Mr. Hu. The house is very artistically designed and the history is fascinating.

2  Thank L B
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