Hakka is the key people with obvious feature of Han nationality, and is also one of peoples of Han nationality with the widest distribution and deepest influence all over the world. After Wei and Jin Dynasty, Hans in Central Plains migrated to mountain areas in Fujian, Jiangxi and Guangdong in times of war. After migrating to Longgang, the Hakka spoke in Hakka and lived in concrete encircled houses together. They conserved the Han’s tradition and had unique feature at the time, writing a hard and great extension story. Longgang is a major habitation of Hakka in Shenzhen and Hehu New Residence is a typical representative of Hakka house, implying the past history and spirit of Hakka in Longgang.
鹤湖怀古是“新龙岗·新八景”之一，鹤湖新居始建于清乾隆年间，原占地面积约 25000 平方米，是全国最大的客家围屋之一。整个建筑规模宏大，气势磅礴，被诸多专家学者誉为客家民居建筑艺术的结晶。经修复，已辟为客家民俗博物馆，现为广东省文物保护单位。
Hehu Meditation is one of the eight new sights in new Longgang. Built in Emperor Qianlong period, Hehu New Residence originally occupied an area of about 25,000 square meters, the largest Hakka encircled house all over the country. The whole building on large scale looks most imposing and is regarded as the result of Hakka folk residential building art by many specialists and scholars. The rehabilitated Hehu New Residence has been developed as Hakka folk custom museum and is ranked as the culture relic protection site of Guangdong Province.
In Hehu New Residence, visitors may come back to past time by experiencing the colorful living style picture at the time of its completion. Visitors have opportunities to operate various working and living tools, which can combine the past time and recent time together. At night, the hung large red lanterns bring bright for Hehu New Residence and the way home of Longgang’s Hakka.
Address: No. 1, Luoruihe North Road, Nanlian Community, Longgang Street, Longgang District, Shenzhen City
Ticket: 10 Yuan
Business hour: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Metro: Nanlian Station, Metro Longgang Line
Bus: 329, 351, 353, 361, 365, 366
Funny level: ★★★★★