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Mao Zedong Statue, Chengdu

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The Mao Zedong Statue is located in Tianfu Square, Chengdu, Sichuan, China. The monument stands 30 m (98.4 ft) tall and depicts Mao Zedong with an outstretched arm. Before 1967, the site was occupied by an ancient palace from the Shu Kingdom of ancient Sichuan. The palace was destroyed by Red Guards and the moat around it filled in to make an air raid shelter in 1967.
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  • Seems like a visit to Chengdu must include a visit here! Stop by and snap some group photos for sure. You can make this a 15- to 30-muinute stop at best, unless you plan to visit the Chengdu Museum, w...  more »
  • Big proud statue in the city center. If you have not seen one of Mao before, sure ... if not, there are many much better things to do in Chengdu.  more »
  • The statue is visible from around the city centre and is a key attraction in the city. It makes for a good photo opportunity from Tianfu Square. I recommend to visit after night fall when the lights i...  more »