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Xiling Seal Art Society

No.31 Gushan Road, Xihu District, Hangzhou 310002, China
+86 571 8781 0693
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Immersion in traditional Chinese culture

It was a lovely walk across a bridge and through gardens to the Xiling Seal Art Society. I was... read more

Reviewed 17 May 2018
fitzfloyd
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Melbourne, Victoria
Immersed in Chinese traditional culture and classical beauty in China

If you are interested in Chinese traditional culture and classical beauty of gardening, a jaunt to... read more

Reviewed 26 December 2015
Ruqin
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Beijing
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No.31 Gushan Road, Xihu District, Hangzhou 310002, China
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Reviewed 17 May 2018

It was a lovely walk across a bridge and through gardens to the Xiling Seal Art Society. I was fascinated to find out what this place was about - the idea of stones seals seemed so remote to me. I discovered that the Society was...More

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Reviewed 26 December 2015

If you are interested in Chinese traditional culture and classical beauty of gardening, a jaunt to Xiling Seal Engravers’ Society is worth your time - exploring for 2 hours. Originally established in 1904, Xiling Seal Engravers’ Society (西泠印社) in Hangzhou is an association devoted to...More

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Reviewed 19 December 2015

Chinese calligraphy is one art form of the complex Chinese character alphabet. Carving stone seals (or stamps) is another, and no person of any position of importance would be without his own "chops" or seals, to sign important documents and impress others with how important...More

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Reviewed 9 November 2012

For those interested in Chinese art , caligraphy ..., this is a good place to spend some time to look around, found one outlet in a side alley along HeFang Street. not much of visitors, a good place to browse .

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Reviewed 6 January 2012

Basically had business trip to Shanghai & suggested that to drop by at Hangzhou for visiting some attraction places. However, I had been few places but this temple will never forget the green environment with nice scenary (like in the forest). There are few big...More

Thank Ong A
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