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Chen Clan Ancestral Hall
Top 4 in Urban Attractions

2,372 Reviews
TempleHistorical Architecture
Liked by 55
Open Open from 01/01-12/31,9:00am-5:30pm
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 0.5-2 hours
Address: No. 34, Enlongli, Zhongshan 7th Road, Liwan District, Guangzhou
Phone: 020-81814559 020-81817371

What people are saying:

easy to find the place to get out of the MRT exit door D, immediately meet and enter the door you have to pay inside

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  • deanosaur89

    Get the Guided Tour

    This is an interesting place that has some very detailed Chinese art. Please note that you have to register through an application to go in and there are a limited amount of visitors allowed. We would...

    Reviewed on /Date(1594520210000+0800)/
  • PushExplore


    I've been here a few times already and quite like going here with our visitor friends. A nice place to hang out.

    Reviewed on /Date(1583006352000+0800)/
  • John-Sinclair77

    Bad museum

    I didn't understood why need passport to entry this museum and still need to pay the ticket, the ticket office speak no English, no one understood what we need even just buy a ticket. There was nothin...

    Reviewed on /Date(1581532266000+0800)/
  • Dr-Jonni

    Beautiful spot soaked in art and history

    Spent about 4-5 hours here with the family. Very peaceful spot showcasing some of the historic artisans works from the Chen Clan. Beautiful architecture and works of art throughout. Well worth the adm...

    Reviewed on /Date(1579339311000+0800)/
  • reza284036

    Old history that you have to know

    You need Just 20 minutes to introduce with Chinese arts. There is near the clan academy metro station (exit D) and it's appropriate for people that have interested to art and history

    Reviewed on /Date(1578319192000+0800)/

Additional Information


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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