Top 10 folk houses in China

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Top 10 folk houses in China

Liu's Manor Museum (Former Residence of the Liu Family)

Top 10 folk houses in China

Located in Dayi county of Sichuan province, the Liu's Manor Museum was the former residence of the big landlord Liu Wencai. It covers an area of 70,000 square meters, and consists of two big architecture groups. The buildings are very luxurious, and include various shapes such as rectangles, squares and terraces. It was converted into a museum in October 1958. It now houses an extensive collection of over 27,000 cultural relics, including a suit of rosewood desks and chairs with marbles in it. In addition, 8 of them are embedded with 27 colorful pearls. The manor exhibits the life of Liu Wencai, which consisted of four parts, and shows the day-to-day life of the affluent landlord. The museum is an ideal place to learn about Neoteric and Modern Chinese history.

Travel tips:

- Hours: 8 am - 5 pm

- Admission: 50 yuan

- How to get there: take a bus from Chengdu Railway Station or Jinsha Bus Station to Anren, the price is 10 yuan