Attractions

Historic Building in Cháyáng Old Town

Soviet Department Store Building

This weather-beaten, three-storey building just opposite Cháyáng Guesthouse (茶陽賓館; Cháyáng Bīnguăn) was a department store built in the 1950s with Soviet funds. Patches of yellow paint still cling onto its facade, a…
Historic Building in Băihóu Old Town

Zhàoqìng Hall

Inhabited by the third and fourth generations of the founder, a pharmaceutical merchant, this balmy courtyard residence (c 1914) features stone, wood and ceramic carvings, and stained-glass windows from Italy. The s…
Historic Building in Băihóu Old Town

Hăiyuán Inn

An eye-catching early-20th-century mansion, the Hăiyuán Inn combines Southeast Asian features, Western details and the attributes of a hakka (走马楼; zǒumǎ lóu), a two-storey residence with a wide wooden corridor that …
Historic Building in Băihóu Old Town

Qĭnán Villa

Lack of upkeep and old age (early 18th century) means Qĭnán Villa looks a bit like a princeling-turned-pauper. The stone carvings around its elegant arches and the terraces fringed with urn-shaped balusters are now …