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Wang's Family Compound (Wang Jia Dayuan), Lingshi County

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Take a step back in time and imagine the daily life of one of China’s wealthiest families at Wang's Family Compound (Wang Jia Dayuan). One of the biggest luxurious residential complexes in China--with nearly 8,000 rooms--was built by one of the four families of the Qing dynasty during the second half of the 18th and first decade of the 19th centuries. The complex is divided into two large sections or courtyards, connected by a wide brick bridge. The east courtyard feels like a labyrinth of alleys, kitchen yards, and school yards, while the larger west courtyard--also called “red gate castle” after its red gate opening on to the main street--houses the world's only museum dedicated to Wang culture. See old calligraphy paintings, antique furnishings, chinaware, and jade carvings. Climb the top of the fort for panoramic views of the entire surrounding area. Use our Lingshi County vacation generator to visit Wang's Family Compound (Wang Jia Dayuan) on your trip to Lingshi County, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • 其实不算来过王家大院,只能说是路过,早早在网上搜到王家大院旁边有一个高级宾馆,于是决定在路上下榻这里,到了以后觉得真的不虚此行,来了只需要住这个酒店就可以了,王家大院可以不用进了,不过,这个酒店价格可不便宜,这是我们山西行的第四站  more »
  • Exploring the massive Wang's compound, full of houses with traditional Chinese architecture, lets you feel as though you're walking back in time. If you're staying in Pingyao city, you can hire your o...  more »
  • There are two ways of reaching it from pingyao: taking 2 busses or taking the train and the bus. We did both. We went to the bus station of pingyao and were directed to a bus (nr 2007, 9rmb) to jiexiu...  more »
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  • Crazy big compound. This family was loaded until the Communist tool over and broke up the land lords. Worth visiting if you are in Pingyao.
  • a historical place.
  • 第一次来山西旅游,也是第一次跟团游。王家大院一日游,因为是从平遥古城赶过来的,所以到王家大院的时候已经接近中午,导游急慌慌的安排入院。因为是冬季过来,所以显得比较荒凉,感觉没有绿树红花的点缀,缺少那么一点的灵动。 参观王家大院,最好的方式就是跟着一个导游,一院一房的慢慢参观,感受房屋建筑的灵魂。最主要的是每个建筑角落可能会有一个美好的故事,听着这些事从导游口中娓娓道来,也是一种享受。 “王家归来不看元”道出了王家大院建筑布局,建筑的精美,无论是木雕.砖雕,都是出自能工巧匠的精品,说王家大院是山西民居建筑的代表一点也不为过。登上大院宏伟的院墙,举目眺望,可以远望另一座并未开放的院子。 因为跟团,所以参观时间有限。如果你喜欢建筑,喜欢摄影,一定不要错过王家大院,最主要的是挑选一个好的季节过来参观,王家大院一定会给你一个惊喜。
  • 非常壯觀!領略古代富商的豪宅。從高牆向外看,還有窯洞呢!
  • 壯觀!