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Chen Clan Ancestral Hall

4.5/52,069 Reviews
Temple

Business Hours

8:30-17:30

Address

No. 34, Enlongli, Zhongshan 7th Road, Liwan District, Guangzhou
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About Chen Clan Ancestral Hall

The Chen Clan Ancestral Hall, also known as the "Chen Clan Academy", is where the Guangdong Folk Art Museum is located. Construction for the Chen Clan Ancestral Hall began in 1888. It was a temple built by the Chen family in Guangdong. It is representative of the Lingnan architectural tradition, incorporating all five classical types of sculptures. It is truly a magnificent work of craftsmanship. In the museum, there are also lots of traditional art styles, including Yue embroidery, Guangfu furniture, and so on. It is a wonderful place to learn more about traditional culture.

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  • 鸭鸭爱生活
    5.0

    To come to Guangzhou, there is a place where you have to punch in. That is Chen's Academy, also known as Chen's Temple. Since the 21st century, Chen's Academy has twice been selected as "Eight Sceneries of Yangcheng in the New Century" under the name of "Ancient Temple Liufang". It is known as "Guangzhou Cultural Card" and has become the most cultural and artistic museum and famous tourist attraction in Lingnan area. Some people say that "Chen's ancestral hall is not a palace, unlike the Palace Museum, which has a top-down dignity, the Palace Museum's luxury is due to the precipitation of the rights of a dynasty, but the luxury of Chen's ancestral hall is the spontaneous accumulation of folk forces, and its numerous decorative intensive degree is comparable to that of other buildings. " Chen's Academy is the largest, magnificent and well-preserved traditional Lingnan ancestral hall-style building in Guangdong Province. It is known as the "Pearl of Lingnan Architectural Art". It is a brilliant Hall of folk decorative art, which intelligently uses wood carving, brick carving, stone carving, lime sculpture, pottery sculpture, copper-iron casting and paintings. It's amazing just to look outside. Chen Jiaci is famous for its skillful decorative art, which gathers the great achievements of Lingnan folk architectural decorative art. It is famous for its three sculptures, three sculptures, one cast iron known as Baiyue Guanci Temple . The roof of the Chenjia Temple is the most gorgeous and eye-catching part of the whole building. Almost every inch of the roof is decorated with grandeur. It's more beautiful under the blue sky and white clouds. Chen Jiaci is also the seat of Guangdong Museum of Folk Arts and Crafts. It is the first-class Museum in China. In addition to the exhibition of "Guangdong Traditional Sculpture Art" and other exhibitions, the museum has been set up for a long time. There are also various kinds of folk crafts on display in Guangdong from time to time. In fact, here is a short history of Guangdong in the past 100 years, which is worth doing slowly. Tickets are 10 yuan. It's convenient to have a self-service cabinet at the entrance. Metro Line 1, Chenjiaci Station, through. It is recommended to play for 1-2 hours.

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  • seiseizhang
    5.0

    The reason why Chen's ancestral temple is also called Chen's Academy is that the government of the Qing Dynasty found that the contents of the ancestral temple were easy to form gangs, which had an impact on social security, so it closed the ancestral temple, and then changed its name to "Academy" in order to prevent the government from sealing up. The unique sculpture techniques in Lingnan area, especially the "gray sculpture" crafts, are excellent. Now only the pond in front of the ancestral temple has not been restored, and other restoration works have been completed since the 1950s. If you come to Guangzhou, it is very worth visiting. It is suggested that the commentator be asked to explain it first, after a detailed understanding, then focus on appreciation and photography.

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  • 爱旅行的我
    5.0

    The most amazing thing here is the sculpture craft. It seems that every house here is made by hand. In fact, that's the case. We have to marvel at the craft of our ancestors. Besides the cultural history here, what we see most is the characteristics of the ancestral temple here. Perhaps only when you stand in the Chen ancestral temple can you realize it. I have a deep feeling and respect for my ancestors.

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  • 五味花香
    5.0

    Because I did not make a strategy, I do not know that Chen Jiaci is really a cultural relic because of its architecture. Its woodcarving, stone carving, brick carving, gray sculpture, pottery sculpture and Tie Cast Lingnan Architectural Art is the largest, most complete and beautifully decorated ancient art building in Guangdong, and it is the key cultural relic protection unit in China. Later friends must pay more attention to these aspects.

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  • 中侨国际Lyon姜远鹏
    5.0

    The top three treasures of Guangfu ancient architecture (Chen Jiaci Temple, Foshan Zumiao Temple and Zhaoqing Longmu Temple) are the masters of Guangdong folk architecture art. Pottery sculptures on the main ridge are all made in Yudian, which is well-known in Guangfu cultural circle and Shiwan Ceramic Sculpture Shop in Southeast Asia. The powdery sculptures on the main ridge and vertical ridge are the top three treasures of Guangfu ancient architecture. Deep relief brick sculpture, wood sculpture and stone sculpture are also in ancient construction in Guangdong. Outstanding people, it can be said that Chen Jiaci Temple is the first stop for anyone who wants to know Guangzhou's traditional culture and art.

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  • 大伟大宝
    5.0

    During the Spring Festival holidays, a family of three travels in Guangzhou. They live near Xiguan Shangjiu and have a deep experience of Guangzhou's long history. Chen Jiaci is not far from the hotel. It's only on foot. It's necessary to go. When I stepped into it, I was immediately attracted by the artistic decoration of its architectural complex. Wood carving, brick carving, stone carving, lime sculpture, iron casting and painting were skillfully used on the roof, roof, door, wall, screen and other components. The image was vivid, the shape was vivid, the skill was exquisite, the subject matter was extensive, and the beauty was excellent. It deserved to be a pearl of Lingnan architectural art. Tickets are inexpensive and cost-effective. It's worth seeing.

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  • RexLi1228
    5.0

    Although it's not very big inside, it's characterised by the aesthetic feeling of the buildings. The traditional Chinese carved beams and painted pillars are exquisite and show the beauty of the traditional Chinese architecture. Every one has allusions, exquisite stories, good at looking at its beauty, connotation and depth. We can also see the liveliness of the temple by laymen. The ticket is 10 yuan, which is not expensive, and the transportation is also convenient for the Metro Chen's temple D to go out. Come out in time

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  • 瑜之翼
    5.0

    Built in 1893, the ancestral hall of Chen Jia is magnificent and atmospheric. It can be imagined that the ancestral hall of Chen Jia was a landmark one built in old Guangzhou. It is said that the ancestral hall of Chen Jia had seven characteristics. For this reason, a special explanation was invited to listen carefully to a period of history. After more than an hour, it was a spiritual feast.

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  • 盖世
    5.0

    Chen's family in Lingnan built academies to educate their children and ancestral temples to remember their ancestors. West of the city, surrounded by ten mu, the completion of the period, glorious clouds, birds singing in unison, to the title of Chen's Academy. After the war, survived the turbulence, and later generations all sighed the miracle. Today, with the convenience of the courtyard, we can borrow the name of the museum for public viewing. There are also good people who donate private treasures and display them, so why not call their hearts strong. Pavilions and pavilions, carved beams and painted buildings. Wooden dental carving is an ingenious workmanship. When you come into the garden, you can feel the spiritual energy around the beam. Damei, I am in China!

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  • 月影小弟
    5.0

    Metro Station Chen Jiaci Station, it's right out of the station. The ancestral halls jointly built by Chen family in Guangdong counties were renamed Chen Academy in order to avoid suspicion in troubled times. Come to the Academy first feeling: atmosphere, three into the big house; second feeling: exquisite, everywhere is exquisite brick carving, stone carving, wood carving, skillful work, is a masterpiece of Lingnan folk culture.

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