Address：No.33, east street, QiXian, Shanxi
The National AAAA-level Scenic area Qujia Compound Cultural Scenic Area is located in the famous historical and cultural city of Shanxi Qixian. It is a comprehensive tourist area integrating local architectural exhibitions, folk exhibitions, and cultural relics. It consists of three parts: the Jinshang Culture Museum, the Wanli Tea Ceremony Museum, and the Yulou Family Museum.
The Qujia Compound Jinshang Cultural Museum is located at the eastern end of Jinshang Old Street. It was built during the Qing Emperor Qianlong period and has a history of nearly 300 years. It is a typical representative of the courtyard buildings of the Qing Dynasty in China. In 2006, the former site of the Qujia Courtyard and Changyuchuan Tea House was announced as the sixth batch of national key cultural relics protection units. In June 2011, the Jinshang Old Street where it was located was approved by the Ministry of Culture and the State Administration of Cultural Relics for the third batch of Chinese historical and cultural famous streets. In 2017, the Qujia Courtyard Cultural Tourist Area was rated as a national AAAA-level scenic spot.
Qujia Compound Jinshang Culture Museum, the appearance of a castle pattern, the wall head is a spunk-style daughter wall. It is divided into 8 compounds, 19 courtyard houses, and a total of 240 houses; Between the courtyards, there are archways and halls connected, forming a wonderful pattern of courtyard houses and doors. Among them, the stone carving railings, the five-way hall, the archway, and the stage courtyard are the four major architectural features of the canal courtyard. The museum of jinshang culture opened by the qi-county government is the first museum to display jinshang culture in China. It shows the profound cultural connotation of jinshang, and reveals the mystery that jinshang became the top ten business gang in China.
The Tea Road Museum opened for the 19th Canal Jinshan. It is one of the longest and largest tea houses in the Jin and Shang dynasties and is the only well-preserved tea village site in the Qing Dynasty. The entire compound faces the street on three sides, and the courtyard wall is towering like a castle. In the courtyard, the Ming building, the Tonglou building, the eaves, and the corridors are magnificent. Brick, wood, and stone carvings have profound meanings and can be seen everywhere. In particular, the large Qingshi reliefs on the Southwest courtyard gate are 15 meters high and 10 meters wide. The content is rich: historical allusions, celebrity poems, Meilanzhuju, Qin Qi calligraphy and painting, twelve zodiac signs, and crane pine cypress. The design of the picture is exquisite, vivid, and brilliant. It is the most carved stone in northern China. The museum of jinshang tea village, which was founded on the site of tea village, has made a comprehensive introduction to the history of China's tea history, tea art, and the history of jinshang opening up Li Li tea road, providing a good place for visitors to understand tea culture and jinshang Li Li tea road culture.
Drainage courtyard cultural tourist area with rich tourism resources, adhering to the "tourist first, service first" concept of development, has become an important part of the tourism industry in Qi county. In the future, Qujia Courtyard Cultural Tourist Area will serve as a new star and banner of regional tourism development and make great contribution to the development of Shanxi tourism economy!