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Li Family Courtyard in Shanxi

Li Family Courtyard, built in the reign of the Daoguang emperor of the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), is located at Yanjing village in Wanrong county 38 kilometers to the north of the city of Yuncheng, Shanxi province. It was the private residence of Li Ziyong, a wealthy merchant of Shanxi. The courtyard is famous among the grand courtyards of Shanxi for its collection of Chinese, Japanese and European styles, including a Chinese quadrangle, Japanese sliding doors, and some Gothic architecture. It is ornamented in various ways, giving it artistic, historical and cultural value. [China.org.cn]

Source:china.org.cn  Editor:Lucky

(Source_title:Li Family Courtyard in Shanxi)

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