Chairman Mao Memorial Hall (Maozhuxi Jiniantang), Beijing

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Visit the final resting place of one of the 20th century's best known world leaders at Chairman Mao Memorial Hall (Maozhuxi Jiniantang), the mausoleum of Mao Zedong. Commemorating the chairman of the Central Committee of the Communist Part of China from 1945 until his death in 1976, the large, monumental hall has a scale you would expect for a memorial to such a figure, with imposing columns and little to distract the eye in the area immediately surrounding it. Head on to the main court, which has been dotted with statues with images of national pride, red flags, and inscriptions. Line up and walk past the leader's flag-draped body, and head to the onsite museums to learn about the deeds and beliefs of the leader. Plan to visit Chairman Mao Memorial Hall (Maozhuxi Jiniantang) and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Beijing attractions using our Beijing trip itinerary maker .
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  • We arrived with our passports 20 minutes after the opening of the Memorial Hall, and according to my watch the queue went on for 2.9 miles!!! The lines moved quickly though (and if you don't move quic...  more »
  • From a historic standpoint it is a need to see. The building is next to the square and in front of the gov building. It is in an area that you need to first go through security to enter, bags checked ...  more »
  • Yes it is a statue of the workers party in their struggle. But then it is no statue of David. Like lot's of tourist things, you visit while you are there but wouldn't go back.  more »

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