- Directions & Map to Mei Lanfang Museum at Huguosi Jie-
Beijing Opera was popularized by now Famous Actor Mei Lanfang, who travelled and performed in the west in the early 20Th Century. Master Mei (1894 AD - 1961 AD) , who only played Dan or female roles, is famous throughout China and beyond and is said to have influenced the silent-movies actor Charlie Chaplin, himself a worldfamous legend. The former home of Mei Lanfang in the XiCheng District of Beijing, just south-west of romantic Houhai, has been turned into a shrine and
museum dedicated to the famous master of Peking Opera.
Mei LanFang (former) Residence Museum
This page was last updated: June 9, 2017
Mei Lanfang Residence Museum is located inside the Hutong just one block up from ... This big road runs east-west passing between BeiHai and Qianhai just a short stop East from Mei Lanfang Residence.
The Museum is closed during winter times, when tourists and local visitors are nearly absent.
One of the historic stages in Beijing where master