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Bruce Lee Ancestral Home

 Foshan Attractions

Shanhaiguan Great Wall

Introduction to Bruce Lee Ancestral Home (李小龙故居)

Bruce Lee is the first actor and an exceptionally skilled Martial Arts disciple, who popularised Kung Fu in Western cinemas during the 1970's. He was born in California, but does have extremely strong links with Hong Kong and Foshan. His Father was born in a village, which is now a part of Daliang City, the capital of Shunde District, and another of the 5 Districts of modern Foshan. Bruce Lee did visit his ancestral home. The home is now a museum and martial arts school.

Bruce Lee Ancestor's House is located in Shang Village, Shunde District, about 60 kilometers away from Guangzhou and is a major part of any Foshan travels. At the entrance of Shang Village stands the Lee's Ancestral Hall. It was built to immortalize Lee's ancestors. The Ancestral Hall is very grand, spacious and solemn.

Bruce Lee's Ancestor's House is near the Lee's Ancestral Hall. It was built by Bruce Lee's grandfather. Bruce's father also lived here. Bruce lived here only for a short period. He spent the most part of his childhood and teen years in Hong Kong.

Bruce Lee Ancestor's House is a typical folk residence made of brick and wood in the Pearl River Delta. It is composed of a bedroom, a hall, a kitchen and a dooryard, encompassing an area of about 51 square meters. It is a very humble house and the furnishings are very simple.

On the walls of the hall hang a brief introduction about the life experience of Bruce Lee, and several large stills from his films, in which Bruce Lee played the leading roles. At the hall, there is a wooden stake and an incense burner table. The wooden stake is used for practicing Kung Fu. The incense burner is used to make sacrifices to Lee's ancestors. The dooryard covering an area of about 20 square meters is a good place for practicing Kung Fu.
 

   
Shanhaiguan Great Wall

Location

Shapu Road, Junan Town, Shunde, Foshan

   
Shanhaiguan Great Wall

Main Sights

Bruce Lee's Ancestral House & Lee's Ancestral Hall

   
Shanhaiguan Great Wall

Travel Information

Admission: 40 Yuan
Opening Hours: 8:30AM - 5:30PM

   
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Travel Tips 

1. Avoid visiting Bruce Lee's Ancestral Home during summer holidays and Golden Week in October as it is very crowded.

   
   

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