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this was a huge house but not as we in Australia know it was full of rooms very cold and all stone the gardens where a sight with fish and pond every where felt very peaceful i sat on some rocks and feed the fish...More
While billionaires of today build ostentatious towers, those of a more refined era built beautiful villas. A guided tour is highly recommended to explain the significance of the many halls, courtyards, ponds and gardens.
The mansion is big and nice with beatiful garden. The museum should provide a free guide tour to give an insight of the owner so that visitors can know more about him. The building looks similar so we got lost and wonder whether we have...More
In a city as modern as Hangzhou this old House gives a fascinating insight into a previous way of life for a wealthy Chinese banker in the 1800s. The house is well-restored and appears to be exceptionally popular with tourists and newly-married couples. Well worth...More
Well furnished mansion by a wealthy banker ; and is well restored even after a 100 + families lived in there before. Lots of history and if the walls could talk it would have even being more interesting. As in many traditional Chinese Houses, it’s...More
We roamed around the mansion ourselves and it was so peaceful and beautiful. Suggest to spend around 1.5 - 2 hrs to truly appreciate the house. We regretted not getting a guide to tell us more about the history and architecture.
This residence is just incredible, and I have seen a number of them thoughout China. The mix between traditional chinese architecture and late 19th century european one, with the blue glass windows and the incredible chinese garden makes this place one of the absolute must...More