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Jia Yi's Former Residence

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Province  Hunan
Phone  +86 731 8227 2799
Jia Yi's Former Residence
Address  28号 Taiping St, WuYi ShangQuan, Tianxin Qu, Changsha Shi, Hunan Sheng, China, 410001
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The Jia Yi's Former Residence(simplified Chinese: 贾谊故居; traditional Chinese: 賈誼故居; pinyin: Jiǎ Yí Gùjū) was built during the Qing Dynasty. It is located in Tianxin District, Changsha City, Hunan Province, in the People's Republic of China.It has an area of about 2,490 square meters and a building area of about 350 square meters. It contains buildings such as the Gate (门楼), the Grand Preceptor Hall (太傅殿), the Grand Preceptor Temple (贾太傅祠), the Xunqiu Cottage (寻秋草堂), the Old Tablet Pavilion (古碑亭), the Stone Tablets (碑廊), the Grand Preceptor Well (太傅井).

History

In 177 BCE, Jia Yi had retreated and worked in Hunan for the Changsha King's Grand Preceptor (长沙王太傅, he lived in here.

In 1580, in the eighth year of the age of the Wanli Emperor (明朝万历八年), the building was rebuilt by a local officer. It was renamed Qu Yuan and Jia Yi Temple (屈贾二先生祠).

In 1938, the Wenxi Fire (文夕大火) happened, and about ninety percent of the buildings on the ground were damaged. Only the Grand Preceptor Hall remained.

In November,1996, the People's Government of Changsha City (长沙市人民政府) rebuilt the residence.

On 10 October 1983, it was listed as a provincial culture and relics site (省级文物保护单位).

References

Jia Yi's Former Residence Wikipedia


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