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Wang's Family Compound (Wang Jia Dayuan): Tours & Tickets

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Reviewed 8 September 2019

The Wang Family built a huge compound over many generations with authentically preserved living, working, and dining areas. It takes at least two hours to stroll through the entire place--so photogenic. The government is redoing the village at the base of the compound and during...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank waldentenn
Reviewed 21 April 2019 via mobile

The Wang Compound is a huge compound, in 2 sections. It sort of gets repetitive, but we had a guide who navigated us through all the highlights and shared the history with us

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank chrispC2489CX
Reviewed 13 April 2019

We arrived at Wang Family Compound about an hour’s drive outside of Pingyao Ancient City, Shaanxi Province, after going to Qiao Family Compound (the opposite direction). The Wang Compound is very impressive in size, being the collective residences of all descendants and extended family of...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 1 December 2018

i am a huge fan of beautiful architectures. and here you will get to see ancient chinese architecture at its best preserved condition. it is a rich family's residence. very very huge. the newer portion has better architecture with lots of beautiful carvings, statues and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 12 November 2018

The visit reveals how wealthy families lived in pre-Republic China. This large complex of buildings was constructed in the 18th century, and comprises 231 courtyards and 2,078 houses. These form parallel family compounds of uniform appearance. Each is broadly similar, but distinguished by the quality...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank rogerp411
Reviewed 9 July 2018

this is the largest private family compound in China. in my opinion it is far grander and more interesting then Hearst's Castle in California. The current attraction cover only 1/5 of the original size, but there are more then enough for you to gawk at...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 21 May 2018

Along with Pingyao, this was one of the highlights of our holiday in China. It is claimed to be the largest residential compound in China outside the Forbidden City in Beijing. It is like an enclosed town and covers 62 acres. It was built between...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank fitzfloyd
Reviewed 8 May 2018

We visited as part of a day trip from Old Town Pingyao. The four of us (2-60+ and 2-30+) enjoyed this vast historical family and military complex of sites and photo opportunities. The seniors with passport visited for free. While our driver waited we toured...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Taylo102
Reviewed 2 April 2018

we combined the trip with Zhanbi Ancient Castle. Wang´s family compound seem like the small brother of the forbidden city, even its way younger. Equipped with a audio guide and a map we explored the compound. Its a huge areal with building, but similar to...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Mario12345
Reviewed 31 January 2018

We visited Qiao's Family Compound and Wang's Family Compound. Wang's compound is very much larger, less crowded but not as well-maintained at Qiao's. Qiao's have some English write-ups but you can hardly find any in Wang's. Very little information can be found on Wang's family...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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