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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. Take a look at our Beijing travel itinerary maker to schedule your visit to Chairman Mao Memorial Hall (Maozhuxi Jiniantang) and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • [FRENCH LOWER] ENGLISH: It's interesting to enter this mausoleum where you can see the dead body of Mao. I went there on a tuesday morning and i didn't had to tail a lot, i guess it depends on when you go. I don't suggest to go there on weekends, might be crowded. It just takes a few minutes to enter and go out. Before to enter the main room, you have to go through a security check and show your passport (like many other places in China). You cant enter with a bag or a camera, if you have so, it will take you some time to put it in another place. French: It is interesting in this museum where you can see the dead body of Mao. I went there on a Tuesday morning, it was really not much of a tail, but everything depends on the time you choose to visit. I don't advise you to go there during the weekends... Schedules are also quite small, so you can enter from Tuesday to Sunday and only in the morning. Inside itself take a few minutes, the time to possibly to lay flowers and to see the body. Before entry, however, you must pass a security check and show your Passport, like many other places in China. It is not possible to enter with a bag or camera, if you have one it will take maybe a little bit of time to drop them off somewhere else.
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  • I mean, I've also heard you can see the body of Lenin in Russia but other than that, this is pretty much the only place. Millions of people from all over China, even the from countryside where they se...  more »
  • Need to show ID such as passport. Cannot take camera. If you have a camera they will not let you enter. There is a queue for the security check