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Gao Grand Courtyard

Address: No.144 Beiyuan men, Lianhu District, Xi'an 710003, China
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Ranked #78 of 317 things to do in Xi'an
Type: Ancient ruins, Architectural buildings, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Ancient ruins, Architectural buildings, Sights & Landmarks
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Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 11:00 pm

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Singapore, Singapore
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67 reviews 67 reviews
39 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

It was hidden between some shops so you need to look out for unit number 144. It didn't cost too much to get in. It was rather nice although compared to the Great Mosque, it seems a little erm.... not so special. There were a lot of room and they had signs on top of every room so you know... More 

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Ubud, Indonesia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

The appeal of this house was lost on me -- it is a house owned by a moneyed civil official of no particular note, containing a few remaining pieces of mahogany colonial furnishings that in their day would have been quite grand. That's about it. I might have given this 3 stars vs. 2, but for the three tiny birdcages... More 

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Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013

It was such a joy to find this traditional courtyard in the busy Muslim quarter. We went in one late afternoon and also saw the puppet shadow show which lasted about 20 minutes. The complex is very pretty with little nooks and crannies here and there. This complex still has a lived in feel to it and is also well... More 

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Xi'an, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2012

nice locations, tranditional chinese buliding refect the life of higher officals in the Qing dynasty

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Columbia, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2012

Simply beautiful old Ming/Qing Dynasty house complex. The condition is splendid. You can buy tea and go to a puppet show here as well. Me=I just walked around the complex and marveled. So quiet and peaceful-you can't hear the vendors of the muslim quarter outside. It's relaxing, and really inexpensive. This is a true gem in Xi'an. Many rooms are... More 

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