Xiguan Old Houses

As the ancient town of Guangzhou, Xiguan is located in Liwan district with its north to Xicun, south to Pearl River, east to Renmin Road and west to Xiaobei River. Now it has become a place for people to memorize the history of Guangzhou.

Xiguan are conventional residential houses that had been built in the Xiguan Corner by the wealthy businessmen during the Qing Dynasty. The houses all have the traditional Lingnan characteristics. The mansions are all well decorated, bright and light. On either side of the houses is Qingyun Lane, the lanes are secluded and fire proof. They are also very practical since the serve the functions of planting trees and flowers, transportation, air curing, day lighting, drainage, fire prevention and ventilation.

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