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wang duo's former residence




.Wang Duo’s Former Residence is located at Laocheng Village of Huimeng Township.It is the former residence of Wang Duo who is great calligrapher of the Ming and Qing Dynasties,which is one of key sites to be protected as cultural relics of Henan province.Wang Duo passed the highest imperial examinations in the period of Tianqi Second Year of the Ming Dynasty and then raised to the minister of the Six Boards and was given an official posts of Crown Prince in the Qing Dynasty.Therefore,his official residence was built.The residence,however,was destroyed by flames of wars due to the historical exchanges and turmoils of wars afterwards.In order to carry forward Wang Duo’s handwriting art,and display his handwriting,steles and inscriptions as well as show architectural arts of the Ming and Qing Dynasties,the residence was started to build on November of 1998 and completed through one year’s construction according to its original looks.The new-built residence of Wang Duo consists of two parts of former residence and gardens inside residence and covers an area of more than 180 mu and a building area of over 5000 square meters.

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