Xiangji Houses in Ming dynasty is located in the middle of ancient district of Jingdezhen, north of Xiangji Lane. It is a well-preserved street, in which there are several houses built in Ming Dynasty, including No.3 house and No.11 house built in Chenghua Reign of Ming Dynasty (1465-1487). It was also called Pintao House and used to be owned by a rich man in Ming Dynasty. In 1988, the houses were listed as national cultural relics under state protection.
The houses are lofty and spacious with reasonable building structure. The houses consist of upper and lower halls, four principal rooms and two wing rooms which a dooryard in the middle. All gates are open in side face. Rooms of main hall are in single floor, which make hall look more spacious. Bamboo beams are used as separation between girders and lanes. Ornaments are mostly set on critical location. The pillars and foundations are decorated with delicate stone carvings. The houses look elegant and imposing. The owner wants to show his richness, but he does not dare to violate the feudal etiquette, so the house is carved and engraved only in the key position, which reflected stern grade idea feudal in society that businessman was rich but not expensive .It is Jingdezhen pottery archaeological research institute now.
Location: Location: Xiangji Lane, Zhushan District, Jingdezhen
Transportation: Bus No.1 could lead you there.
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