The Castle & Mansion of PM







The Castle & Mansion of PM

The castle & mansion of PM is the home of Chen Tingjing, the Wenyuange Academician and Minister of Personnel of the Qing Dynasty, who was once a teacher of the Emperor Kangxi and the editor-in-chief of the Dictionary Kangxi Zidian. As an eminent chancellor, he served as a helper of the emperor for half a century. It covers  an area of more than 100,000 square meters. The constructions take advantage of a hillside and display a multiple configuration of houses and courtyards. There are magnificent surrounding walls and stone portals, with beautiful gardens and living rooms in all kinds of decorations. This house is a complex of castle-like buildings: the officer’s dwelling place, the old home of literary men and the residence of local people. Being the old house of the first big family of the north in the Qing Dynasty, it is rare for its magnficent form and rich content in perfect preservation. It is an ideal place for sightseeing.








House of the Chancellor in Huangcheng. n.d. In official website of the Castle & Mansion of PM. Retrieved December 12,2014, from

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