Gen.Zhang's mansion is one of key cultural relics under national protection. The mansion served as the mansion and residence both for Zhang Zuolin (Head of State By the end of Beiyang Government) and his son Zhang Xueliang. It was first built in 1914, covering an area of 36,000 square kilometers. It is best preserved former residence of celebrities existing in the Northeast China.
The mansion is grand complex consisting of four parts: east, middle, west yards and auxiliary buildings. The mansion is combination of tradition Chinese style, European and Japanese styles. There are 74 rooms in the residence in total. In addition, many artworks with strong northeastern china flavored are displayed inside including stone sculpture, wood sculpture and murals. The are diverse in patterns and morality. Vivid and exquisite craftsmanship make them precious archive on the research of Chinese architecture and folk arts and customs.
In 1988, a museum was proposed to be built inside the mansion and open to the public. It is named after Museum of Zhang Xueliang Former Residence in memory of Gen.Zhang’s Xueliang. The museum shows the significance of Zhang Clan in Northeast China and Chinese history.
Location: Marshal House Lane, No. 46, Chaoyang Street, Shen He District,
Entrance Fee: RMB 28
Transportation: Take Bus No.213, 215 or 227.
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