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Chen Family Temple - Guangdong Folk Art Museum

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Address: 34 En Long Li, Zhong Shan Liu Lu, Guangzhou 510150, China
Phone Number: 86 20 8181 7371
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Description: A must-see attraction, with a history of more than 100 years and still in...
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 museum under the auspices of Guangdong Folk Arts Museum, exhibiting a variety of folk arts and crafts.
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Our guided tour included this stop over and it offered the opportunity to experience a compound that has had a number of roles dating back to 1888. You can stroll around to learn... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Our guided tour included this stop over and it offered the opportunity to experience a compound that has had a number of roles dating back to 1888. You can stroll around to learn more about this and browse the art and craft wares. These are also for sale. Cultural and artist features of Guangzhou’s history are the main features of... More 

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Goulburn, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We met a business associate for lunch nearby and he suggested this Temple was well wortth a look. We spent an hour or so looking about. Not as many historic artifacts as I expected, but they have fine examples covering all periods from when the Temple was built.

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Brussels, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

A small island of ancient China hidden in the modern set up of Canton. A must see to have a glimpse on local history, and a short break from the noisy chaos of the town.

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Guangzhou, China
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

You can get there by metro1 stop Chen Clan Academy.The temple is near the XiHua Road where can find many delicious food.But many people will dance at night.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

This fully restored Chen Family Temple is now the Guangdong Folk Art Museum. A vast compound of connected building hold artisans showing their craft and wondrous rooms to explore Guangdong art in all its glory. From calligraphy to hand painting to silk embroidery and sculpting in bone, it's all there.

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Guangzhou, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

You can see in one place ,the archtecture of an ancient clan Hall from southeast China and the art and folk craft of those people.

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Liked seeing the carvings and embroidery while moving through the open spaces of the compound. Ended up buying artwork made onsite. Very exposed so it is uncomfortable on hot, humid days.

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Guangzhou, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Very easy to get to from the Subway, 10 RMB to get in, make sure to bring your passport if you are a foreigner. As like anywhere stay away from visiting it on weekends as their are many tourist. A wonderful place to go to see the local traditional arts and crafts scene.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Fascinating to see how a wealthy family lived in Guangzhou in the not too distant past. Incredible craftsmanship in the building decorations.

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Guangzhou, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

If in the area the Chen family temple is worth a visit. It is near Beijing walking street and a few other popular tourist destinations in Guangzhou. The academy itself is built in traditional Chinese architectural style. The walkways and gardens that house banzai trees act as a calming oasis amidst the high rises that engulf the surrounding area. Much... More 

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Address: 34 En Long Li, Zhong Shan Liu Lu, Guangzhou 510150, China
Phone Number: 86 20 8181 7371
Location: Asia  >  China  >  Guangdong  >  Guangzhou
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