Zhu must have been a very wealthy person because this complex is huge! It's very pretty, well preserved and relaxing.
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Very interesting huge old place ,with lot of houses and court yards. All are in a good condition,keep to preserve the old culture.lot of flower everywhere.Very nice place where you can sleep as well.
Maybe you have been Suzhou Garden near Shanghai, however, should you visit YUNNAN, I do suggest to come to JIANSHUI town, to feel the less developed town, to taste Toufu BBQ, to see the second biggest Confusion temple which has over 700 years. This garden...More
In addition to the Confucius Temple, this is the other must see if you're in Jianshui. Though it has a lot of rooms and courtyards, you can see it 1-2 hours. I particularly enjoyed looking at the series of rooms with folding wooden doors separated...More
You don't really need to see the whole thing, as it is really huge, and after a while, it's just another courtyard and more rooms! But you really do get the idea that this was an extremely wealthy family! Most of the furnishings and details...More
walk around fromrooms to gardens, from pools to gates, receive the previous chinese atmosphere, imagine the life one century ago.
Zhu's family garden give you a nice view on old Chinese family tradition. Most of the things look untouched and you feel the real historical background. On picture exhibition you can see few things for the Jianshui area and the life style in old time....More