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Location:Jianshui, Honghe, Yunnan

Private Garden of Zhu Family

The private Garden of Zhu Family lies in Jianxin Street, Jianshui Country and has a total area of 20,000 square meters and a floor space of 5,000 square meters. This grand complex is a typical local residence with distinctive features. This grand complex is a typical local residence with distinctive features. As it was built by Zhu Chaoying and his brother in the late Qing Dynasty.

Over a hundred years ago, a poor farmer called Zhu arrived in Jianshui and eventually made a little business of Tin ore. Later, his sons developed his business and over one hundred years later, people come to visit the Zhu Family Garden.

Private Garden of Zhu Family symbolizes the garden style of the local rich in the past. The big garden is composed of many courtyards, a little open-air theatre, and the family ancestral hall. With the well – arranged yards and well – furnished rooms and halls, the structure of the architecture can be described as “streamlined” it enjoys the fame “the Daguan Garden at a Border Town”. Large and magnificent buildings like the Private Garden of the Zhu family are now rarely seen in China. Today, it is one of the provincial cultural relics.

There are so many gates around here and if you are willing to pay, you can have one for yourself. It’s standard hotel room, with hot water and a modern bathroom and an old style bed. You wanna come in? Better not.

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