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Julong Ancient Village

Guangzhou Julong Ancient Village

Julong Village, tucked away deep in an alley, was home to wealthy merchants of the Kuang clan from 1875 to 1908, the reign of Emperor Guangxu of the Qing Dynasty. More than 10 years ago, the village was listed as a city-level cultural heritage site. Two years ago, the renovation project kicked off. By now, the 19 ancient mansions with unique doors and Manchurian-style windows have all been restored to their former glory; the ancient village has received a facelift, exuding homely elegance. The government will also allot RMB15 million to replace the structures around the village with landscaped sights.

Guangzhou Julong Ancient Village

"In the north, there stands the Chen Clan Academy, while in the south, there lies Julong Village," goes a popular local saying. Julong Ancient Village, a residential complex dating back to the Qing Dynasty more than 120 years ago, is a rediscovered gem among the places of historic interest at Liwan. Following two years of renovation, this sleepy ancient village which was home to wealthy merchants and renowned men of letters in the Lingnan region.


Admission Fee: Free of charge

Opening Hours: Access all day

Address: Fangcun Dachongkou, Liwan District, Guangzhou

Chinese Address:广州市荔湾区芳村大冲口

How to get there

  • Take bus line 181, line 202, line 206, line217, line275, line52, line64 or line 812 and get off at Da Chong Kou Station.