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Lu Xun Memorial and Gravesite, Shanghai

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Cemetery Monument
Those with an interest in the revered Chinese writer will find a lot to take in at Lu Xun Memorial and Gravesite. A novelist, poet, literary critic, and essayist with leftist and liberal ideals, Xun's influential legacy can be seen in Chinese literature, popular culture, and across the political landscape. At the memorial, you can witness various exhibits depicting his life and work, and admire intricate woodblock prints as well as larger sculptural pieces. Consider exploring the park at large for a busy snapshot of Chinese culture, with people playing cards, dancing, and performing Tai-chi, as well as many other sculptures and areas dedicated to other great writers from around the world. With our international travel planner, Shanghai attractions like Lu Xun Memorial and Gravesite can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • If you do hava a connection to Lu Xun, also visit the adjacent museum. At the Memorial, look for the cigarettes that might be burning alongside the statue. Lu Xun was an avid smoker and people still k...  more »
  • Lu Xun (鲁迅) was a fascinating character. He studied medicine in Japan, but decided to become a novelist to change China. This free museum was located in, you guessed it, the Lu Xun Park (鲁迅公园). It has...  more »
  • If you are a great fan of the Chinese writer Lu Xun, then perhaps a visit to this memorial in Lu Xun Park is advisable. Otherwise, it is really the Lu Xun Park, in which the memorial and statue of him...  more »