We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Former residence of Xueyan Hu

No.18 Yuanbao Street, Shangcheng District, Hangzhou 310002, China
Share
Save
Book In Advance
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good40%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
Open Now
Hours
Hours Today: 8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
LOCATION
No.18 Yuanbao Street, Shangcheng District, Hangzhou 310002, China
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Hangzhou
Write a ReviewReviews (185)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages
All reviews
"chinese architecture"
in 3 reviews
"every corner"
in 3 reviews
"lots of history"
in 2 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 4 reviews
"tour group"
in 2 reviews
"mansion"
in 10 reviews
"richest"
in 7 reviews
"merchants"
in 8 reviews
"wealthy"
in 5 reviews
"rags"
in 3 reviews
"century"
in 5 reviews
"caves"
in 5 reviews
"china"
in 14 reviews
"insight"
in 3 reviews
"arts"
in 2 reviews
"song"
in 2 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 77 reviews

Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

I am a lover of Chinese culture, history and architecture. Contrary to the commonly mistaken understanding of Chinese architecture, the style and floor planning of buildings has changed in China over the centuries. Through the different styles we can immerse in different historical period of...More

7  Thank dralmorales
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed July 9, 2018

You need a knowlegeable tour guide to walk you through the entire mansion which took us over a hour. We gained knowlegeable insights about the man, the residence layouts (including a separate section with many doors leading to his concubines area) and huge landscaped gardens....More

Thank Rogeroo88
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed June 14, 2018 via mobile

This house is a huge walled house with wonderful gardens, ponds, grotto like carves and magnificent rooms. It is an insight into a wonderful lpast and one of the best places in China

Thank guy m
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed May 21, 2018

We really enjoyed exploring this beautiful ancient house, the former residence of Xueyan Hu. We learnt so much about the place from our well read guide, Mr Jerry. We got some really exciting photos and the house is really well maintained and very beautiful from...More

Thank PushExplore
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed April 16, 2018

Lovely refurbished house with excellent arts and crafts exhibits as well as Taiwanese arts. Lovely gardens as well

Thank Dr K
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed January 3, 2018

Our guide, Iris, took us to this magnificent residence. The timeless elegance of the building, especially the carved window screens and use of blue glass , was very appealing, Highly recommended,

Thank Chig777
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed December 8, 2017

Lots of history to find out dting back to Song Dynasty. Rich cultural display and arts . Well restored and preserved architectual structures.

Thank Seng Weng L
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed November 11, 2017

The architecture is stunning. But what impresses more is its garden with caves. It is a small but every corner of it is a photographic beauty. Wonderful bonsai trees deserve a special attention.

Thank Ömer Y
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed November 10, 2017

Spent about two hours at this residence. Was a bit of a maze but quite interesting to see a more traditional Chinese dwelling. Parking can be challenging.

Thank Ben G
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed September 27, 2017

Beautiful example of Chinese architecture. Stunning gardens. It is good to have tour with the guide, so you can hear all the interesting histories about this place.

1  Thank Bailime
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 2,612 hotels in Hangzhou
Home Inn Hangzhou Hefang Street Gulou
8 reviews
.19 km away
Hanting Express Hangzhou Zhongshan Middle Raod
72 reviews
.20 km away
Guanhu Holiday Hotel
2 reviews
.23 km away
Dianjia Hotel
2 reviews
.23 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Huang Fan Er (ZhongShan South Road)
2 reviews
.15 km away
Royal Elephant
2 reviews
.15 km away
Shen DaCheng
.16 km away
Nansong Yujie Zhonghua Meishi Night Fair
15 reviews
.16 km away
Nearby Attractions
Hefang Street
795 reviews
.36 km away
Hangzhou Longjingshan Tea Cultural Village
225 reviews
1.21 km away
Museum of Traditional Chinese Medicine (Hu Qing Yu Tang)
73 reviews
.46 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Former residence of Xueyan Hu staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit