Qiao's Family Compound (Qiao Jia Dayuan), Pingyao County

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Admire the traditional civil architecture of Qiao's Family Compound (Qiao Jia Dayuan), an estate with 313 rooms and 25 courtyards spread over 9,000 sq m (97,000 sq ft). The private residence once belonged to the wealthy Qiao family and now operates as a museum of period furnishings and nearly 2,000 other items, displayed across 42 exhibit rooms. Use our Pingyao County trip maker app to arrange your visit to Qiao's Family Compound (Qiao Jia Dayuan) and other attractions in Pingyao County.
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  • There are more than a few big family compounds sprawled over the region. We visited Qiao's Family Compound and Wang's Family Compound. Qiao's smaller, more intricate and better maintained than Wang's ...  more »
  • That was a thriving mercantile Pingyao until the end of the nineteenth century one can also understand by visiting the beautiful residence of Qiao. Sumptuous courtyard house composed over three hundred rooms. Reference to the movie raise the Red Lantern to understand what we're talking about, who did not want to-seeing the movie-living in a House like this? I Yes.
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  • really a nice visit to a place that tells much of life between the home of a noble family, the movie raise the Red Lantern, seem to be immersed in history. Visited in July, very uncrowded
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  • A big ancient house complex where the Raise The Red Lantern movie was filmed featuring Gong Li. A glimpse of how the wealthy Chinese lived in the past.
  • Interesting complex. Only complaint is that it's too massive and gets boring after a while. The long row of stalls and hawkers at the end is annoying!
  • Historical courtyard of Qiao family, sort of a history museum on family's wealth, lifestyle and livings. Empress Dowager gifts to the family and many historical items are there
  • Joe Family Courtyard Joe Mansion is the Qing Dynasty commercial financier Joe's mansion, built in the Qing Dynasty Qianlong 20, the two expansion, an augmentation after the present pattern, is now designated as the Shan Folk Museum. At the late Qing Dynasty, there were more than 200 tickets, money, and cobblestone and food stores in all parts of the country. Joe's courtyard entrance, the door is the Qing Dynasty Li Huazhang the word, the gate of the screen "Hundred Longevity Map", made up of 100 longevity words, two sides to the "damage people want to cover the heavenly, continuing moral and can article" for the Qing Minister Tso wrote, above the "shoes and" the word, is from the end of the detailed action from the Middle Road, The idea of the mean of Joe's master is in the middle of the sentence. On the door there is a pair of "son grandchildren 謙賢 family will be big, brother Mu home of fat", can see the pursuit of Joe's owner enormous, family harmony, rich premise, is also a valuable accommodation. The mansion of the Joe family is also known as the Tang, located in the village of Shan, 12 kilometers north of Zhong Shi she Chi County, Shanxi Province, Taiyuan 50 kilometers away from the province, the whole courtyard is a double "Xi" zigzag, divided into 6 courtyard, 20 small courtyard, 313 houses, total area of 10642 square meters, building area of 4175 square meters. The three sides of Joe's courtyard are not connected with the surrounding houses. The castle-style building, surrounded by 10 meters above the entire closed green brick wall, the upper side has a female walls and look at the mouth. The gate is a city-style cave style, with the north of the traditional folk residential buildings built wind house. The mansion was built in the 20 years of Qing Qianlong (1756), from the beginning to the completion of the pattern, in the middle of the past two centuries. Although the time span was great, the subsequent expansion and augmentation were based on the original idea, making the whole courtyard consistent and 渾. The scene of the "Joe House", which was actually shot in the mansion of Joe's, has greatly increased its visibility. ...
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  • 給5顆星表示對喬家各位掌櫃的敬佩!每一個院落每一進廳都極具裡使教育意義!值得學習值得為他傳承!
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