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Address: No.1 East Main Street, Yulong County 674100, China
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08:00 - 17:00
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The Former Residence of Dr Joseph Rock

Even when quite young I read some of the accounts of Joseph Rock concerning the Lijiang region and the Naxi people (whom he calls 'Nakhi'), so it was a thrill to finally visit his... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2016
Manchester, United Kingdom

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 8 September 2016

Even when quite young I read some of the accounts of Joseph Rock concerning the Lijiang region and the Naxi people (whom he calls 'Nakhi'), so it was a thrill to finally visit his former house in the Naxi village of Yuhu. There was a fee for visiting, and we were shown in by an old man who works as... More 

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Reviewed 24 June 2016

This attraction is located in the ancient village of Yuhe. The house now belongs to Joseph Francis Rock – botanist, anthropologist, explorer, linguist, and author. This house was his base when he studied the unique culture of Naxi and the local plants. It’s hard to imagine a foreigner lived in this part of the world for 27 years. The local... More 

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Guangzhou, China
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Reviewed 6 September 2015

This attraction is the former residence of Rock's museum, where Dr. J.F. Rock lived for 27 years. It is located at the base of Yulong Snow Mountain known as the 1st village - the Baisha Jade Lake Village Dr. J.F. Rock was born in Vienna, Austria in 1884. In 1913, he received American citizenship. In 1922, Dr. J.F. Rock as... More 

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