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Chen Clan Ancestral Hall-Folk Craft Museum

No.34 Enlong Li, Zhongshan 7th Road, Guangzhou 510150, China
+86 20 8181 7371
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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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“arts and crafts” (16 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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No.34 Enlong Li, Zhongshan 7th Road, Guangzhou 510150, China
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+86 20 8181 7371
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"ivory carvings"
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"ancestral home"
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"arts and crafts"
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"art pieces"
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"cultural revolution"
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"chinese art"
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"historical building"
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"on display"
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"interesting exhibits"
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"for sale"
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"entrance fee"
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"worth a visit"
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"interesting place"
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"metro stop"
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"couple of hours"
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"south china"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very interesting historical site, wonderful museum displays. Architecture and history of Hall are best viewed with a guide.

Thank Harps767
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were privileged to be brought here by a local resident. The buildings have been beautifully restored after being used as a printing works for many years! The ceramics are stunning, the beautiful painted glass windows amazing and the Bonsai trees provide a peaceful and...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This house museum was located near MRT. There is an admission fee for entering the museum. Inside, there are a lot of crafts and ancient tools which showed the life of ancient Chinese people.

Thank LadyMiyeon
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful place to visit. The arts and crafts are amazing. The details in each of the crafts on display are priceless.

Thank Donna M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I took picture after picture.The fan exhibition_ I took photo of every one.It was a beautiful experience.Very feng shui.Very photogenic.The grounds, buildings and atmosphere lovely. I promote to everyone I meet.

Thank Rod J
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Reviewed March 15, 2018 via mobile

A nice museum to visit while in Guangzhou. I love learning about history and art. Bring your passport to gain entry.

1  Thank Trppnsince81
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Reviewed March 13, 2018

Not my kind of place because I dont know how to appreciate history, but the antique pieces in this site is worth a view even for me.

Thank fiocwl
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Reviewed February 26, 2018 via mobile

Very nice and beautiful place. Very good value for 10yuan , the atmosphere is peaceful and quite , deserve to stop there. You can find there many shops but don’t buy anything , you can find much cheaper somewhere else. ID or copy required Chen...More

1  Thank benoit m
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Reviewed February 20, 2018

I highly recommend taking a trip to the Chen Academy. The buildings are amazing. The people who work there are wonderful. They took time to teach my boys how to draw and they took time to explain everything to them. One of my favorite places...More

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Reviewed February 19, 2018 via mobile

The Chen Clan Ancestral Hall is heritage listed and is full of character and carvings. From the moment you enter the structure you get that wow feeling. There is also a range of collections to view in each room and in the courtyards there are...More

Thank Mark P
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Yi Chuan T
June 19, 2016|
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Response from weeburn | Reviewed this property |
Take the Metro Line 1 to "Chen Jia Ci"(陈家祠), which is the spelling according to pronunciation in Mandarin of "Chen Clan Ancestral Hall". It is just minutes walk from metro station.
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