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Xiling Seal Art Society

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Address: No.3 East Taiping Alley, Hefang Street, Shangcheng District, Hangzhou 310002, China
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good quality collection of Chinese Caligraphy brushes

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 9 November 2012
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 seal arts, the study of inscriptions on bronze and stones. In 2009, Xiling Seal Seal... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles 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 he was. The Xiling Seal Engraving Society was formed in 1904 in Hanghou, but its... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles 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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5 of 5 bubbles 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 temple to divide into few categories for your prayer, example if I were pray for... More 

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