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About: The Linden Centre

The Linden Centre is an American-owned, award-winning Dali hotel offering the intrepid traveler a true immersion into authentic China. Guests reside in an expansive and elegant courtyard home in Xizhou, a pristine village in Southwest China’s Yunnan Province. The facility is a nationally protected heritage site that has been restored to its former dynastic elegance. In the foothills of the Himalayas, guests enjoy a year-round spring climate and direct access to rich, undisturbed cultures in a true melting pot of the region.

Recent Posts by The Linden Centre

Linden Family Feature Documentary

Watch a documentary on the Linden Family! Part One airs on Nov. 3 at 18:00, repeated at 23:30, on Tianjin Satellite TV. Stay tuned for more.

Lindens Returning to Yunnan

Brian, Jeanee, the boys and have spent the last month on site visits throughout the Balkans and Turkey. They have been researching existing “Old Cities” in order to refine our model for China. Their favorite sites so far have been the Macedonian village of Orhid and the Greek Island of Rhodes. They are currently traveling the Silk Road back to their Yunnan home, and will start the restoration project of another national relic in the Dali area. They hope to see you all in Xizhou again soon!

Lindens on the Move

Brian, Jeanee, the Linden family and have spent the last month visiting the Balkans and Turkey, researching “Old Cities” to refine our model for China. Their favorite sites so far have been the Macedonian village of Orhid and the Greek Island of Rhodes. They will travel the Silk Road back to their Yunnan home and start the restoration project of another national relic in the Dali area. The boys and Jeanee have impressed us with their steadfast curiosity and energy. We have been told that they will write from Ephesus in central Turkey, still a long way from home! They hope to see you all in Xizhou again soon!

Linden Centre Featured in NY Times

The Linden Centre has again been recognized by the international media for our efforts in Dali and the region. Click here to read the full story

Linden Centre to Host International Photography Galleries

From August 1-31, the Linden Centre is supporting the Dali International Photography Exhibition by hosting two galleries: one featuring 1930s photographs by renowned photographer C.P. Fitzgerald, and another featuring photos of Shaolin Monks by Isabel Muñoz, curated by Jean Loh.

C.P. Fitzgerald Photos

Charles Patrick Fitzgerald (better known as C.P. Fitzgerald) was one of the premier China scholars of the 20th century. He first visited China in 1923, as a 21 year old student…

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