Foot-binding Shoe Museum

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Highlights

  • Visit a private binding-shoes home museum with more than 3000 pieces. Get a private lecture on these truly rare and valuable works of art from a passionated antique collector.
  • Foot-binding existed in China for over 1,000 years. In feodal Chinese society, a pair of tiny feet was regarded as the biggest treasure a woman could possess.
  • Learn about the Chinese culture and history while discovering this fabulous 3000 pairs of shoes from the Song, Ming and Qing dynasties, and the Republic of China which shows China's shoe culture.

Description

Mr. Yang began to collect ancients shoes in the 1980's. He has spent decades building his collection of nearly 3000 pairs of shoes of the Song, Ming and Qing dynasties, and the Republic of China, covering men's, women's, and children's shoes as well as San Cun Jin Lian (the "three inch golden lotus", an extremely small shoe for women in footbinding), which systematically shows China's shoe culture. He keeps them in glass cabinets and dust-free boxes. His entire apartment's living room, which he shares with his wife, is filled with acient shoes, and every surface is covered with foot-esoteria.

We will be meeting Mr. Yang, he will give us a guided tour and a private lecture as we explore these truly rare and valuable works of art, learn his amazing life long story as antique collector while we visiting his private home museum which displays amazing pairs of foot-binding shoes from various regions of China, as well as many pictures, photos and foot-binding tools.

Tour is 1.5hrs, Meeting Point: Direction's in both Chinese and English will be provided for you to arrive at our starting point. Kindly notice tha price does not include admission to the private Museum: RMB50 per person

Amenities

  • Transfer not included
  • Shared activity
  • Operated by a company
  • Flexible time
  • Restroom available
  • Special equipment: cash, camera
  • Other fees: 50 RMB for Entrance fee
  • Senior friendly
  • Kids friendly
  • Certified: Professional Guide License
$61.61
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per adult
$61.61
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per child

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