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Yu Hua Tai, Nanjing

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Densely covered with trees, Yu Hua Tai features many monuments commemorating Chinese revolutionaries and opponents of the Chiang Kai-shek regime. This popular hiking location became the site of execution of nearly 100,000 communists in 1927. Nowadays, an obelisk inscribed with words of communist leader Mao Zedong--praising the heroes of the revolution--stands out from the highest hill of the park. You'll see nine human figures carved in stone, representing all social layers, including peasants, workers, intellectuals, and politicians fighting for decent life. A museum near the memorial displays exhibits relating to people who died fighting for their higher cause. Plan to visit Yu Hua Tai and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Nanjing attractions using our Nanjing vacation generator.
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  • When most Chinese mentioned Yu Hua Tai, they will remember the revolution between CPC and KMT. And for foreigners, it is also a good place with great architecture. It is built as a memorial for brave ...  more »
  • Another historical and great place to visit when in Nanjing. There are buggy for rent at RMB15 per person which bring you around the whole place with several stops for photography. You may choose to w...  more »
  • People who go to Nanjing always visit Yu Hua Tai, because it's in memory of deaths of revolution. It's big, well designed and educational.  more »