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Shanghai People's Heroes Monument, Shanghai

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The Monument to the People's Heroes 上海市人民英雄纪念塔 is a concrete structure in Shanghai, China. The structure is located at the north end of the Bund, at the confluence of the Suzhou Creek and the Huangpu River, within the grounds of the Huangpu Park.The structure was built by the Shanghai municipal government in the 1993 to commemorate revolutionary martyrs, as well as those who have lost their lives fighting natural disasters.The structure stands tall, and is built in the stylised shape of three rifles leaning against each other. The Monument is surrounded by a paved space used by locals for morning exercises.
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  • Monument is a kind of a pyramid with three leaning pillars. They represent three kinds of victims of Chinese history from the 20. Century: from first revolution, Second WW to the struggle for a new co...  more »
  • All the focus on Shanghai seems to be on the new buildings, new stores and new wealth that is China. I enjoyed this monument as it placed, in my mind, Shanghai in some sort of context of political and...  more »
  • The key part of the monument is the mural below ground level. It is worth spending some time to see it. It is rich in history and depicts key events and places (like the site of the first congress of ...  more »