Bruce Lee Ancestor's House

Bruce Lee Ancestor's House, a typical folk residence made of brick and wood, is located in Shang Village, Shunde District of Foshan, about 60 kilometers (about 37 miles) away from Guangzhou City.

Bruce Lee, a brilliant Chinese Kung Fu master and action movie star, made a great contribution to promoting Chinese martial arts and Kung Fu films. Although he only lived for 30 years, his blaze of glory overshadows any other Chinese Kung Fu stars of his time. Even the present-day Jackie Chan and Jet Lee's hey days cannot match his achievements. From 1972 to 1973, Bruce was successively named as one of the seven great martial arts masters in the world by the international authoritative martial arts magazine 'Black Belt'. At the turn of the new millennium, he was nominated as one of the most influential icons in the 20th century, the only Chinese national. For countless foreigners, Bruce Lee has become the synonym of 'Kung Fu'. Subsequently, Bruce Lee Ancestor's House became a tourist resort for his fanatic fans and martial arts lovers.

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 composed of a bedroom, a hall, a kitchen and a dooryard, encompassing an area of about 51 sq meters (about 61 sq yards). 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 sq meters (about 24 sq yards) is a good place for practicing Kung Fu.

In order to pay tribute to Bruce Lee for his contribution to the promotion of Chinese martial arts, a memorial museum was built and completed in 2002. It is located in Daliang Street, Shunde District. Since the memorial museum is situated in an inconspicuous part of the street, it is unfamiliar to the public. Therefore, a new memorial museum has been constructing since the end of 2006, which is situated in Jun'an Town, and is expected to be the largest memorial museum dedicated to the memory of Bruce Lee.

- Last updated on Feb. 21, 2024 -
Questions & Answers on Bruce Lee Ancestor\s House
Asked by Anabele from MALAYSIA | Feb. 21, 2024 18:08Reply
what would be the best way to travel from Guangzhou Haizhu district to Bruce Lee Ancestor's House
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Answered by Lisa | Feb. 21, 2024 19:00

The best way is to take Metro Line 3 to Tiyu Xilu Station and then transfer to Metro Line 1 to Huangsha Station. Exit at Exit C and walk northwest about 800m, you can see the attraction. It takes about 1 hour and costs CNY 5.
Asked by sophia from CANADA | Sep. 09, 2019 07:08Reply
what would be the best way to travel from Guangzhou Tianhe district to Bruce Lee Paradise them park?
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Answered by Samantha from DENMARK | Sep. 10, 2019 01:09

You can take metro line 5 from Yuancun Station to Yangji Station. Then transfer to metro line 1 to Huangsha Station, Exit B. Afterwards, walk northwest around 750 meters to find the destination.
Answered by Sophia from CANADA | Sep. 10, 2019 03:53

According to the information I have, the correct address for
Bruce Lee Paradise theme park:
Sha Pu Road, Jun’an Town, Shunde District, Foshan
your instructions to get to Huangsha station is for another Bruce Lee Park ?
Asked by Elen from PHILIPPINES | Aug. 12, 2019 05:54Reply
I will be staying in Hilton Foshan in the last week of August.
How do I get to Bruce Lee Park from there is by bus?if by taxi, how much will it cost?
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Answered by Carson from UNITED KINGDOM | Aug. 13, 2019 01:18

Do you refer to the hotel located at Lingnan Avenue?
If yes, take bus no.805 to Shaojiao Crossing and transfer to bus Chancheng - Jun'an Line to Bai'an Road. Then take bus no.K391 to the destination.
Or you can take a taxi from your hotel directly. The cab fare is CNY 170 to 180 in the day time.
Asked by sandra from PHILIPPINES | Aug. 06, 2019 05:57Reply
hi i am from guangzhou tianhe district. how can i go to bruce lee ancestral house?
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Answered by Sierra from POLAND | Aug. 09, 2019 02:33

You can arrive at Guangzhou South Railway Station to Foshan West Railway Station. The duration is around 20 mins. Then take bus no.G12 to Foshan TCM Hospital first and transfer to Bus Chancheng-Jun'an Line to Bai'an Road Bus Stop. After that, take bus no.391 to Shangcun Paifang. Walk south around 800 meters to find the destination.
Asked by Celine from MALAYSIA | Jun. 02, 2019 16:31Reply at Guangzhou Beijing Road...let me know how can i visit Bruce Lee ancestor house?
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Answered by Nina from AUSTRALIA | Jun. 02, 2019 19:02

Walk northwest about 1.1 km to take Metro Line 1 from Gongyuanqian Station to Xilang Station, then transfer to Guangzhou-Foshan Metro Line to Tongji Road. Walk west about 400m to take Bus Line Chancheng - Junan (禅城-均安) to Shangcun Paifang (上村牌坊). Then walk south about 800, you can get to the house.

It takes about 2.5 hours and the bus fare is around CNY20.
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