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Private Tour: Guangzhou City Sightseeing Including Yuexiu Park
"Leave your central Guangzhou hotel by air-conditioned minibus and travel with your private guide to Yuexiu Park to see some of the city’s A-list attractions. As you travel your guide will talk to you about Guangzhou – its culture history and most importantly its sights.As Guangzhou’s largest downtown park Yuexiu is a vast site
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Magnificent Guangzhou Half-Day Tour
"Your guide will pick you up at your hotel in Guangzhou at 8:00 am and proceed to the Guangzhou TV and sightseeing tower also known as the Canton Tower. The Canton Tower is iconic and used to be the tallest TV tower in the world replacing the CN Tower in Canada which had held the title for 34 years previously until the Tokyo Skytree surpassed it. The tower is still the tallest structure in China and East Asia and now the third tallest freestanding structure in the world. From th also known as the Guangdong Provincial Museum of Folk Art in the west part of Guangzhou’s old town. It is the most recommendable buildup of folk art and tradition of the city. The academy was established in 1894 in Qing Dynasty as a place for students to prepare for their imperial examinations examinations students were required to take in order to join the civil service in the Qing Dynasty. The Chen Clan Academy consists of 19 buildings in total with nine halls and six courtyards. The complex forms around a north-south axis
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Private Historical Tour: Guangzhou City Sightseeing Including Lunch
"Your friendly local guide will meet you in the lobby of your Guangzhou hotel and drive you by private vehicle to several top attractions in the city. Along the way hear informative commentary as you stop to explore the famous cultural and historical landmarks.First head to Chen Clan Temple built in the 1890s for ancestral worship by the Chen family. Also called Chen Family Academy the building was once used by students in preparation for their imperial exams. Inside admire the wood brick and ivory carvings
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Temple of Chen Family Tips (13)

Chen's Ancestral Hall

The Chen Ancestral Hall was located outside the west gate of Guangzhou City and built between the 14th to 19th years of the Guangxu Reign of the Qing Dynasty (1888-1893). It was funded by Chen...
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cal6060
Aug 13, 2013

Chen Jia Ci

Chenjiaci, also the name is Chen Clan Academy. Too more decorated traditional building in Guangdong, one of the important sign of Lingnan culture.The new stone or clay sculptures in the garden is the...
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cpim2004
Apr 04, 2011

Chen Clan Academy

The Chen Clan Academy was built in 1890 during the Qing Dynasty. With a total area of 15000 square meters, it is one of the scarce clan ancestral temples in China. Today, it is a museum exhibiting...
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aukahkay
Nov 19, 2009

Guangdong Museum of Folk Art

The Guangdong Museum of Folk Art is housed inside the Chen Clan Academy and displays many wonderful cultural relics and works of folk art from the province. Exhibits on display include fans made from...
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Willettsworld
Oct 12, 2008

Chen Clan Academy

The Chen Clan Academy was located outside the west gate of the city and built between 1888 and 1894. Contributed by the Chen families in seventy-two counties of Guangdong Province, the academy served...
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Willettsworld
Oct 12, 2008

Ancestral Temple of Chen Family

One of the best preserved architecture building of Guangdong province. Built in the late 19th century as an ancestral temple of the Chen Family, it is now converted into Museum of Guangdong Folk Arts...
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SLLiew
Oct 12, 2006

Ancestral Temple of the Chen Family

Around the end of the 19th century, the Chen family from the Guangdong Province at the raised money to fund the building of this grand temple. It was erected as a place of worship to the ancestors....
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keeweechic
Aug 20, 2006

Now a Museum

Today the temple houses an interesting museum of folk art and crafts.Within the museum are carvings made from limestone, wood, iron and stone along with other decorative pieces. All set out to depict...
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keeweechic
Aug 20, 2006

Temple of the Chen Family (Chen Jia Si)

The Chen Family Temple was built as a collective effort by the Chen families from 72 counties all over Guangdong Province at the end of the 19th century during the reign of Emperor Guangxu of the Qing...
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jlee008
Oct 23, 2004

Chen Family Temple

Brilliant display of Chinese arts in this large, detail-rich temple. The roof contains scenes from the epic 'Romance of the Three Kingdoms' but there is much more and even a museum and excellent gift...
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Skibbe
Aug 13, 2004

Rainy Day at Chen Jia Ci.

Chen Jia Ci was originally built during the 1890's. Today, it's many galleries display such objects as porcelain, fine paintings, and carvings of ivory and jade... On the day I visited with Xiujuan,...
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Guantanamera
Sep 11, 2003

Chen Jia Ci.

Chen Jia Ci, known in English as the Chen Clan Academy, is a large estate of traditional Chinese buildings that was once owned by the famous Chen family, one of the wealthiest families in Chinese...
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Sep 11, 2003
 
 
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Things to Do Near Guangzhou

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Shamian Island

Shamian Island is 900m/1000yd long and 300m/900ft wide and lies in the southwest of the city, linked with the north bank of the Zhujiang by several bridges. Under Ming rule (1368-1644) the island was...
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Pearl River

There is no better way to see Guangzhou by night than to take a cruise on the Pearl River. Most of the buildings along the Pearl River are brightly lighted up at night with dazzling neon lights that...
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Six Banyan Temple

Liu Rong Si is a cool little temple that is definitely visit-worthy. The immediate block surrounding the temple is full of stores selling Buddhist regalia and incense, and has a laid-back vibe to...
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Museum of the Mausoleum of the Nanyue King

I have visited 5 times for this museum. It is pleased to go inside the museum to see the original tomb where the king was buried with his wife and concubines 2000 years ago. Then you can visit the...
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Peasant Movement Institute

The Peasant Movement Institute occupies the former Confucian Temple that was originally built in 1370 but none of the temples statues or other relics remain. The Institute organised six training...
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Museum of Art

Plenty of places to eat in GuangZhou. I had a wonderfull time. Great people they are. I had no problems at all. Had pick pockets try one day. I was ready for them. I carried my wallet in the front...
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Getting to Guangzhou

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7 Zhongshan Road in Guangzhou

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  • Sunday 08:30 to 17:30
  • Monday 08:30 to 17:30
  • Tuesday 08:30 to 17:30
  • Wednesday 08:30 to 17:30
  • Thursday 08:30 to 17:30
  • Friday 08:30 to 17:30
  • Saturday 08:30 to 17:30

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