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The Former Residence of Wu Cheng'en

282 Reviews
Famous Residences
Open Open from 8:30am-5:00pm
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 1-2 hours
Address: Huai'an, China
Official website:
Phone: 0517-85181895 0517-83326820

What people are saying:

As a place of Jiangsu Jing and the area of Huai'an has always been a place of outstanding talents. Here, not only the revolutionary pioneer Zhou Enlai hometown, but also the Western Travel writer Wu Cheng En's hometown to Huai An, must come to Wu Cheng En's former residence to feel, he created the Western Travel Book this great work also feel the childhood Wu Cheng En left the mainframe and the first class in Huai An.

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  • pascal_cambodia
    Phnom Penh


    I visited the place 10 years ago, it was much more original. They have rebuilt part of the place, in a not so nice way... Still,if you like the Journey to the West, maybe you want to see the author's ...

    Reviewed on /Date(1409869988000+0800)/
  • tanyujie

    Worth the 40 Yuan

    There was a lot to see despite the fact that most of the exhibits were in Chinese. Also, there were not a whole lot of people that day so it was pretty quiet.

    Reviewed on /Date(1325533629000+0800)/

Additional Information


The former residence of Wu Cheng'en is located in the ancient town of Hexia, in the northern part of the Old Town district of Huai'an. It is a garden complex in the style of the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). There are many pavilions, towers, artificial hills, and ponds in the garden. The scenery is characterized by a simple elegance. Here, visitors can learn about the life of Wu Cheng’en, the author of The Journey to the West, and view related cultural relics. Liu Xiao Ling Tong, the actor famous for his role as Sun Wukong in the TV series Journey to the West, has made significant contributions to the restoration of the former residence. Thus visitors can also find exhibitions related to the actor there.
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