Chinese Shoe Culture Museum


Shoes aren't everyone's cup of tea, but those into footwear should certainly take the time to drop by this quirky little place. It explores the history and styles of Chinese shoes, from wooden clogs and woven sandals to more delicate embroidered examples, as well as the infamous 7½cm 'lotus shoes' for bound feet.

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