Meixi Royal Stone Archways Tours – Zhuhai, Guangdong Province, China

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Zhuhai City, Guangdong Province Chong Meixi village on the former Town, China, Guangdong Province, Zhuhai

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Zhuhai is a cradle for people of excellence. She possesses a number of celebrities during the modern history of China period . Chenfang  is the one who was born and grew up in Meixi village Zhuhai .

Once mentioning  Meixi village,we can't ignore the memory archway here .The Meixi Royal Stone Archways is located at Mei Xi Village in Qianshan town, Zhuhai City. It occupies 126,000 square meters. Its main sceneries are the first Chinese consulate in Hawaii at the end of the Qing dynasty, the oversea Chinese millionaire Mr. Cheng Fang's hometown, Cheng family's history, Chinese stone archways exhibition, Zhuhai famous people's waxwork, art gallery and articles, and more. It puts famous people, folk-custom and cultural relic protection together. It is an ideal place for relaxation and very popular for sightseeing.

Now, there are three stone archways left, which were built in 1886 and 1891. They were built by Guangxu Emperor in honor of Cheng Fang and his families. The stone archways are built from granite. It combines the architectural art of the west and east and it has many wonderful engravings. It is regarded as a major artistic treasure of Zhuhai. So highly regarded by the Zhuhai government is this building that it was pointed as the 'Special protection item of old architecture' by Guangdong provincial government in 1989.
 
The Meixi Royal Stone Archways area has a very beautiful garden scenery, and its service facilities are excellent. It is not far from the city, and making your way there and back is easy. It is a good place for you to visit.
 
 
 

 P.S.More about Chenfang 

Born in Meixi Village, Qianshan Town, Zhuhai, Chen Fang led quite a legendary life。 He traveled far across the sea to Honolulu, Hawaii at a young age and later became the first millionaire there.
Chen Fang was known in business circles as the “Business Giant”. He married a local princess of mixed blood named Julia, who gave birth to 12 daughters & 4 sons. Due to the fact that his children had mixed blood from China, Great Britain & Hawaii, Chen Fang built a luxurious villa on the island combining the art styles from these three countries. From the end of the 19th to the beginning of the 20th century, this villa has been a must for tourists visiting Honolulu. In 1881, Chen Fang was appointed by the Qing Government as China’s first Consul General to Hawaii,ln 1890,Chen Fang sold off his property and returned to his motherland where he built another villa similar to the one in Honolulu.

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taxi or private car

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A fun & experienced guide with wonderful stories all over West China.

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<p>Good places for knowing history.</p>

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