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Former Residence of Hu Xueyan

Former Residence of Hu Xueyan
Stele in the Former Residence of Hu Xueyan.
General information
TypeTraditional folk houses
LocationShangcheng District, Hangzhou, Zhejiang
OwnerHangzhou Municipal Government
ArchitecturalChinese architecture
Technical details
MaterialBricks and wood
Floor area5,815 m2 (62,590 sq ft)
Grounds7,200 m2 (78,000 sq ft)

The Former Residence of Hu Xueyan or Hu Xueyan's Former Residence (Chinese: 胡雪岩故居; pinyin: Hú Xuéyán Gùjū) is the former residence of Hu Xueyan, a notable businessman in China during the latter Qing dynasty.[1] It is located in Shangcheng District of Hangzhou, Zhejiang.[2][3]


The Former Residence of Hu Xueyan was commenced in 1872, during the reign of Tongzhi Emperor in the Qing dynasty (1644–1911), and was completed in 1875. The construction project of the house was launched during the heyday of the career of Hu Xueyan.

In April 2005 it was inscribed as a provincial key cultural unit by the Zhejiang Provincial Government.

On 25 May 2006, it has been designated as a "State Cultural Protection Relics Units" by the State Council of China.

It was officially opened to the public on 20 January 2001.



Categories: Major National Historical and Cultural Sites in Zhejiang | Traditional folk houses in Zhejiang | Buildings and structures in Hangzhou | Tourist attractions in Hangzhou

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