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Chen Clan Ancestral Hall-Folk Craft Museum

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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...more
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No.34 Enlong Li, Zhongshan 7th Road, Guangzhou 510150, China
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Chen Clan Ancestral Hall-Folk Craft Museum is our old day people family named as Mr.Chen living there. In the old day if this family have powerful of right then they will have big house for their family. From the architecture you can see Mr.Chen how...More

Thank maggiehong
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took the metro to visit so access was easy. We rented the audio guides which require 100 RMB deposit for the devise but it was returned and well worth it for the insights it provided. There were wonderful examples of carving, pottery, stone work...More

Thank Lareini
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just a waist of time....nice story concerning the clan but to be honest i woild have visited somethkng else instead. No guides and you have to use a one ear bad quality monitor that cost 20yuans and leave a deposit of 100yuans.

Thank Mehdi J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Such a quite and peaceful place in such a bustling city! I will definitely come back just to relax and admire the beauty of architecture. This is one of the best places where you can catch a sight of preserved ancient spot. Not too many...More

Thank Vytela
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Conservation site in a bustling city. Guangzhou has developed rapidly in the past decade. Most of old China is no longer visible. The Chen Clan academy remains as a gem within this highly modern and urbanized place. Be ready to walk. Not too many seats...More

Thank Jojo G
Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

The ancestral home of the Chen Clan, once dedicated as a place for its young men to study for exams, after the cultural revolution, its purposes altered a number of times till it became a museum for folk art work. As with many older Chinese...More

Thank Annie E
Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

It was memorable of ancient items which makes very interesting to see the items where the items and how they use

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Reviewed September 18, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful buildings, amazing garden, great exhibition, but it’s a pity that not everything has an English translation. The place is located right nearby Chen Clan Academy metro station, entrance fee is 10 rmb.

Thank Anyrubina
Reviewed September 16, 2018

This is a great well kept Ancestral Hall. The beauty of the building and the gardens are amazing. The Folk art that is displayed here is beautiful.

Thank IrishFoodluvr
Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

The Chen clan ancestral hall was an nice place to see . This place is in the centre of Guangzhou The exhibits are well maintained ...

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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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