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Former residence of Xueyan Hu, Hangzhou
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At Former residence of Xueyan Hu, get a glimpse of the wealth and splendor of the richest merchant of the Qing dynasty. The only merchant who was awarded with a read-topped hat--usually reserved for the court officials--built the residence in 19th century. Go down a secluded alley that leads to the front gate, then notice the shoe-shaped ingot pattern on the floor--a symbol of good fortune. Walk around the labyrinth of open-air corridors, oriental gardens, rocky areas, pavilions, and towers. See the hall, which Hu built to watch opera. Notice the Western-style chandeliers hanging in the main hall, where the merchant used to entertain foreign guests. Using our online itinerary creator, Hangzhou attractions like Former residence of Xueyan Hu can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • While one is in hefang jie, you are already accustom to the many Chinese medical halls that is related to him i.e. hu qing yu tang. He came from rags to riches and back to rags at old age. It is very ...  more »
  • 喜爱读史的人应该知道胡雪岩。一个精明的杭州商人。之后成了官商。不过,最后是个悲剧。 很大的宅院。妻妾成群。红的时候,女人依附着,衰的时候,女人都散了。唯有几个红颜还为他挡着。 故居是典型的江南风格。也融合了民国时期西洋式建筑特色。亭台楼阁齐全。可想而知当初的奢华。 现在的建筑是在90年代末维修建造的。老的都败了。当地政府按照以前的图纸翻新。 到杭州有时间去看一下还是值得的。 
  • Turn the House admission costs 200 Yuan (Japan 400 Yen) surrounded by a white fence. What works of art even though nowhere is the art building itself. To look at too much when Hu snow rock's personal home and is just the right size. I wanted to see more slowly is without time, sorry. Would you like is worth watching.
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  • 故居很大,很精致,部署的巧妙,布置得精美,每一个设计都有一定讲究,虽然外在不是很奢靡,但是样样却价值不菲,也是一种低调啊~~
  • 喜欢这种比较紧凑的设计,感觉很好
  • 胡雪巖故居位於杭州市的元寶街, 是富甲四方的紅頂商人胡雪巖的故居, 這裡需要買門票才能入內參觀, 故居內部十分富麗堂皇, 可一窺清代富賈之家!
  • 很有歷史感的地方,以前豪門巨賈的華麗生活在這裡能有一番感懷。
  • 可以逛逛