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Kinmen Folk Culture Village

Shanhou Village Jhonghao, Kinmen County, Taiwan
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well-preserved houses

Old houses are well preserved; serene and peaceful surroundings. One has a choice whether to walk... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
joycenyang
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Manila, Philippines
part tourist trap, part interesting buildings

I went to the Kinmen Folk Culture Village with a few friends while visiting Kimmen for the day, and... read more

Reviewed 6 December 2015
jg325
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WashingtonDC
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3 weeks ago
“well-preserved houses”
6 Dec 2015
“part tourist trap, part interesting buildings”
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Shanhou Village Jhonghao, Kinmen County, Taiwan
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Old houses are well preserved; serene and peaceful surroundings. One has a choice whether to walk around town or take a car. In our case, we had a private tour bus and the streets were wide enough to accommodate the bus.

Thank joycenyang
Reviewed 6 December 2015

I went to the Kinmen Folk Culture Village with a few friends while visiting Kimmen for the day, and overall, this place is part interesting and part a tourist trap. As soon as you get off the bus, the first thing you see are a...More

Thank jg325
Reviewed 10 November 2015

There were 18 houses built into 3 rows backing mountain and facing ocean (The best “Feng Shui” 風水according to Chinese tradition) representing classic Southern Fujian architecture in 1900. This was the work by 6 master craftsmen from Tangshan (i.e., China). Wang Guo-Zhen and Wang Jing-Xiang,...More

Thank Chuang004
Reviewed 29 October 2015 via mobile

A small Fujian style village built by a rich overseas Chinese. Something like 18 ~ 20 houses had been restored and preserved for the public. A peep in the houses would appreciated the way local people live in the past. One thing we like was...More

Thank Philip C
Reviewed 19 June 2014

We had an excellent lunch here - oyster noodles and all the Jinmen specialties. It was definitely an enjoyable place to walk around the old houses, do some DIY, and explore.

Thank Samantha W
Reviewed 9 June 2014

A well preserved and restored village of a Hakka clan, Houses were built around the clan hall, the architecture was simple, yet reflective of the heritage, hierachy of the early Ching dynasty.

1  Thank KK-Yeo
Reviewed 15 March 2014

A bit out of town to travel too.Buildings alright,there are better preserved buildings thruout the island.

Thank zalnikor
Reviewed 14 August 2013

The Kinmen Folk Culture Village is situated at the eastern region of the island. The village is made up of 18 units of traditional houses. Surprisingly, these houses are occupied by the descendants of their original owners. A few of the houses are open to...More

1  Thank wmloke13
Reviewed 16 December 2012

Do listen to the narrator telling you about the brilliant architecture of the old Minnan houses and you will definitely be impressed!!

Thank Jayden_Ng
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