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Chen Cihong Former residence

Qianmei Village, Longdu Town, Chenghai District, Shantou 515064, China
+86 739 526 5798
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Chen Cihong mansion

This plc is a must to visit.. excellent mansions.. 500 rooms.. beautifully frame window w different... read more

Reviewed April 24, 2017
A TripAdvisor Member
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A rich merchant's mansion

Our tour group visited this mansion in Chenghai district. It was constructed by a rich and... read more

Reviewed April 6, 2017
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Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Qianmei Village, Longdu Town, Chenghai District, Shantou 515064, China
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Reviewed April 24, 2017 via mobile

This plc is a must to visit.. excellent mansions.. 500 rooms.. beautifully frame window w different type of tiles..one needs to spend full day at the mansion in order to finish walking and taking photos..

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Reviewed April 6, 2017

Our tour group visited this mansion in Chenghai district. It was constructed by a rich and influential overseas chinese merchant from Thailand. Mr Chen came back to his former village and built this mansion, which has 506 halls and rooms. The mansion was built combining...More

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Reviewed December 20, 2015

what is excellent over here is the area is quite secluded from hordes of tourist, meaning that one can have lesiurely walk and explore around nooks and corners of the huge complex of the residence with over 500rooms! most with intricate details of window and...More

3  Thank lawc22
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Reviewed December 12, 2015

I would rate this 500-plus room private residence one of the top attractions in Shantou. Both the roof & floor tiling with imported materials is amazing. The Chen family who made their fortune in Thailand combined Chinese, European and Middle Eastern architectural design for their...More

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Reviewed May 28, 2015

Chen Cihong Former residence is quite big house, some design is interesting & beautiful. quite unique place & worth for visit

Thank iamface
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Reviewed December 13, 2014

The Mansion is grand and is a eye opener to see it. It's a very good location to understand how the local whom venture overseas to work and they still come back to their homeland and build wonderfully house with materials that are so foreign...More

3  Thank sunbeamrn
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Reviewed August 6, 2014

This clan complex built by an overseas Chinese for his local relatives is a fascinating glimpse into the area and the Chinese connection with Thailand. The complex has over 500 rooms, not all of which are open to the public. Those that are open are...More

2  Thank leslieh939
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Reviewed July 18, 2014

Visited the area as part of a group tour with Chinese travelers. Located in a village area. The house which can be compared to a small community actually, has many interesting hand carvings and paintings. One gets a glimps of how life was like not...More

1  Thank Yichunese
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Reviewed April 27, 2014

It is a building with mixed western and chinese style. It has 506 rooms with a very modern building style at that time, espeically there are "bridges" between the corridors and coloured erial is used to make doorframe.

Thank HenryL34
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Reviewed December 16, 2013

Visited this mansion. Rich in history. More than 100 of rooms in this former Chen's Mansion. Very nice scenary especially sun set. Must visit if you are in Chenghai.

Thank kentay1900
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