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Former Residence of Lao She (Lao She Jinianguan)

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Address: Fengfu Hutong 19 , Dong Cheng Qu, Beijing, China
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In memory of a rickshaw boy

You'll love it here if: - you love Lao She (老舍) or wouldn't mind learning more about him - you'd like to check out the humble abode of a celebrated author - you're in the vicinity... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2016
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

You'll love it here if: - you love Lao She (老舍) or wouldn't mind learning more about him - you'd like to check out the humble abode of a celebrated author - you're in the vicinity and want to kill some time but without having to spend a single yuan Reconsider if: - you're short on time - you're not... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 270 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2015 via mobile

Lovely area around the lake in the Hutong, well presented and not a lot of visitors or people around, writers home and I think we'll worth a visit if you are in the area.

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Beijing, China
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Reviewed 5 November 2014

The simplicity of the past was maintained despite the typical "concrete restoration technique" of Chinese tourist attractions. There are interesting collections of Lao She's belongings and no loud music blaring in the background. The staff is friendly and there are not crowds of tourists so it is a nice excursion.

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Cambridge UK
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Reviewed 12 November 2012

A gem because you can see where the Chinese writer Lao She lived and wrote. He visited the West and went back to China. Includes room of his books: although I could not understand the Chinese description, I purchased a short guide to his life including an English translation. Definitely worth a visit if you like visiting writers' homes. Has... More 

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