Among the many hidden treasures the Liwan Museum is one of them. It is a great place for those who really want to know what every day life was like in the colonial, late Qing Dynasty. Business was good in southern China and Cantonese businessmen built lovely homes in the best style of the time, and this Xiguan home is an excellent example of it. The relatively narrow building is offset by the high lofty ceilings, making the space both elegant and spacious. The interior woodwork shows best craftsmanship of the times as well as the fine decorations and collection
A very good historical and humanistic landscape, Jiang Guangnao's former residence and Xiguan's historical culture and traditional folklore, ten yuan ticket is still quite valuable, the lane is deep and clean, besides some institutions about art in Guangzhou, in a word, it feels very good.
The site of Liwan Museum is the old residence of Mr. Chen Lianzhong, a comprador of Guangzhou HSBC Bank. It is a three-storey small foreign building. Therefore, there is a hidden Chinese style in the western architecture. Very beautiful decoration, very perfect Xiguan life reproduction. Not far away, there is a former residence of Chen Lianbo, But carelessly I thought that Chen Lianbo was Chen Lianzhong, and gave up the search for his former residence. Later on, they were brothers.
Four houses built by rich businessmen from the Qing Dynasty to the Republic of China. Xiguan Folklore Museum: 82 Fengyuan North Street. During the period from Tongzhi to Guangxu in Qing Dynasty, there was a large house in Xiguan, which was an incomplete repair edition. Chen Lianbo Mansion, Chen Lianzhong's former residence: Chen Brothers'former residence, 2 rooms. No. 84 Fengyuan North Street and No. 36 Fengyuan Sandy Lane. Jiang Guangnao's former residence: 87 Fengyuan North Street. The residence of the 19th Route Army Commander-in-Chief of the National Revolutionary Army and Commander-in-Chief of the Songhu Police, formerly the former residence property of the Chen brothers, was for the women's families. After the women were married, Chen Lianzhong sold it to General Jiang.
Liwan Museum, founded in December 1996, is the first regional museum in Guangdong Province, which mainly collects, displays and studies the history, culture and folklore of Liwan. The main entrance of Liwan Museum is located on the west side of Panxi Restaurant, Longjin West Road, Liwan District. The side entrance is located at 84 Fengyuan North Street, Longjin West Road. It is a rich commercial villa with Chinese garden and Western architecture in the early Republic of China.
After tasting the morning tea at Panxi Restaurant, look close to the Liwan Museum Gate and go in to visit it. This museum is the first district-level Museum in Guangdong Province, which mainly collects, displays and studies the history, culture and folklore of Liwan. The whole museum area is a rich merchant villa with a combination of Chinese garden and Western architecture in the early Republic of China. There are quiet alleys and some exhibitions about folklore, culture and furniture in Ming and Qing Dynasties. It's worth looking at the 10 yuan ticket.
The old Xiguan house, the old big family, the simple and elegant architectural style, blends the essence of Chinese and Western architecture, arched balcony column windshield wall. It is the first district-level Museum in Guangdong Province to collect, display and study the history, culture and folklore of Liwan. The courtyard with Lingnan characteristics and Western-style villas in the museum share perfect scenery. It is also known as "the masterpiece of Lingnan Stone Mountain Wonderful Scenery" "the Flying Banyan on the Stone".
Liwan Museum is located near Liwan Chung. It is one of the most important scenic spots in Lichiwan scenic spot. It is also one of the few museums in Guangzhou that need fees. Looking from the outside, it is a small white building of the Republic of China. It mainly shows the history, culture and folk customs of Liwan. If you are very interested in Xiguan culture, you can go to see it. If you like to see the architectural style, it is also good to just walk outside and feel it.