Libn Hall is an early Qing dynasty structure with some wood carvings that remain impressively vivid; keep an eye out for the bats (carvings of, that is). In the cosmology of the village, it represents the star Phad.
Nearby Zhejiang attractions
1. Chonghou Hall
This historic hall's brick carving, 'Nine Lions Scrambling for a Ball', is remarkable as much for its detail as for its seemingly impudent use of five…
2. Wǔjiān Huāxuān
Wǔjiān Huāxuān is the birthplace of Dai Yinniang, Siping's most famous historical resident, who became an imperial concubine. Flowery brick carvings hang…
Without its homestay program, the few visitors to the miniscule village of Siping would miss out on its collection of brick and wood carvings. Siping lies…
4. Zhong Pond
Eight (the number mirroring the eight trigrams of the bāguà) lanes radiate from this pond at the heart of the village. The feng shui symbol of the Zhuge,…
5. Dagong Hall
This splendid memorial hall overlooking the tàijí diagram pond at the centre of the village is a huge, airy space with a pairing of huge black Chinese…
6. Prime Minister Ancestral Hall
This massive old hall contains some impressive carved cross beams in its roof.
7. Tianyi Hall
Tianyi Hall is a pretty structure to begin with but what is more fascinating is the garden in the back, with hundreds of potted plants all used for…
Traditional Chinese village architecture and feng shui planning have created a village laid out according to the bāguà (八卦, eight trigrams) of the I Ching…