Din Family Old House

Western Taiwan

This beautifully restored Fujian-style house, founded in the Qing dynasty, is the last remaining imperial scholar's home in Lukang. The Dins were descendants of Arab traders from Quanzhou in Fujian. They played an important role in the commercial development of Lukang.

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