Chen Clan Academy (陈家祠), also known as the Ancestral Temple of the Chen Family, is an important heritage site under the protection of the country.
Located at Zhongshan 7th Road, it is an academic and spiritual temple in Guangzhou built by the Chen families from 72 counties all over Guangdong Province (72 Chen Clans) for their juniors' accommodation and preparation for the imperial examinations in 1894 during the Qing Dynasty.
The temple consists of 19 buildings with nine halls and six courtyards, connected by corridors. It exemplifies traditional Chinese architectural style and has been well preserved.
|Bronze Statue - Storytelling|
|Bronze Statue - Weighing|
|Entertaining Guest at the Side Hall|
08:30 to 17:30
Take Exit D from Chen Clan Academy Subway Station (Line 1). The main entrance of the temple is at Exit D.