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Museum of Traditional Chinese Medicine (Hu Qing Yu Tang)

No.95 Dajing Alley, Shangcheng District, Hangzhou, China
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No.95 Dajing Alley, Shangcheng District, Hangzhou, China
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was interesting to visit this working traditional medicine pharmacy. The children did not like the displays of dead animals and animal parts..

Thank Dave R
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great foot massage! Interesting to get a diagnosis from a Traditional Medical practitioner. Whether you believe or not it was a novelty. Not sure about the cure all in 1 month though. Cost a little steep for the herbs, but each to their own.

Thank Joanne R
Reviewed 11 November 2017

If yes then don't miss it. It is really interesting. Even for a person like me who knows nothing about the Chinese traditional medicine. There is a pharmacy where you can buy goods. It is interestingly located in an old temple. Most statesmen coming to...More

Thank Ömer Y
Reviewed 30 October 2017

This is definitely worth seeing. Supernumerary employees are compiling "prescriptions" for traditional medicines. It's a substantial business--now owned by the Government, and by no means focused simply on beguiling tourists. You can also see competitors nearby. There is continuing demand for folk remedies.

Thank Charon666
Reviewed 25 October 2017

I love this place. Every time I go, I learned something. The house is so unique, and the way that ancient Chinese people thought about the diseases and treatments is completely different from western world... It teaches ordinary people to think about keeping fit through...More

Thank 514lim
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

I as an nurse expected more explanation about the traditional medicine Itself, treatments and pharmacology. There where a lot of exhibits of herbs and even staffed animals (which is not understandable for me) but most of the time only a short Chinese explanation of effects...More

Thank tatjanaa2016
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

An historic and old private pharmacy, now government owned. Here you can see staff preparing Chinese medicines - weighing and mixing the various plants and animal products to specific formulae. It is a practicing pharmacy used by local people. On the nearby street, and throughout...More

Thank John F
Reviewed 11 May 2017

On display here is a collection of things associated with Chinese medicine. The museum is on the upper floor of the building; on the lower floor is a Chinese medicine pharmacy. English labeling is present.

Thank OneAddictedTraveler
Reviewed 2 May 2017

When you strolled along Hefeng Street, you would be caught sight of large white wall with Chinese characters on it, and it was the name of the museum. It was very famous, apart from the medicine display there, there were also Chinese doctors practicing at...More

Reviewed 25 April 2017

As a medical doctor and a dentist this was a very interesting place to visit. We went with our guide (David, China Highlights). He helped explain the principles of traditional chinese medicine and could tell about it's story. The pharmacy has been there since 1874...More

Thank Knut_43
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margaret j
14 August 2017|
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We visited the museum but have no expertise in this area .