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Chen Cihong Former residence

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Rich man mansion

See how the rich lives was what my intention to visit for... So many rooms for different purpose n... read more

Reviewed November 28, 2018
Angiedimsum164
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Singapore
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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
Voyager342453
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Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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Nov 28, 2018
“Rich man mansion ”
Dec 9, 2018
“Can be better preserved ”
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Qianmei Village, Longdu Town, Chenghai District, Shantou 515064, China
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Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

(陈慈黉故居) This property is located about 25km from downtown Shantou and takes about an hour by taxi to get there in normal traffic. The property seems run down. Certainly it is a huge property and had seen better times. Local government plans to develop the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 28, 2018 via mobile

See how the rich lives was what my intention to visit for... So many rooms for different purpose n a big courtyard...beautiful wall n floor tiles was used n still retain its beauty.. Playing hide n seek in such big compound should be fun.

Date of experience: October 2018
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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..

Date of experience: April 2017
2  Thank Voyager342453
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

Date of experience: March 2017
3  Thank lindasllim
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

Date of experience: December 2015
3  Thank lawc22
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

Date of experience: December 2015
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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

Date of experience: July 2014
Thank iamface
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

Date of experience: December 2014
3  Thank sunbeamrn
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

Date of experience: August 2014
2  Thank leslieh939
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

Date of experience: August 2013
1  Thank Yichunese
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