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Mao Zedong's Former Residence (Shao Shan), Shaoshan
Categories: Historic Sites, Tourist Spots
See the birthplace and childhood home of the great Mao Zedong at Mao Zedong's Former Residence (Shao Shan). Onsite tour guides take you through the leader’s fully preserved bedroom, with his desk, books, and letters still intact. Inspect photographs of Mao and his family as you move through the house and examine their bedrooms, kitchen, and relics of their former life. Visit the room with Mao’s statue, which also serves as a souvenir shop. Bear in mind that souvenir vendors might get pushy, and due the to historical importance of the site, you might have to wait in long queues with large crowds. You can find information boards in English as well as Chinese. Arrange your visit to Mao Zedong's Former Residence (Shao Shan) and discover more family-friendly attractions in Shaoshan using our Shaoshan family vacation planner.
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Well I have to say I found it rather interesting visiting the place where Mao was born and lived as a child. It was very cold though.
Just a must if you are a communist and Mao's lover. Anyway, the place is beautiful but lose the authenticity thanks to the thousand of tourist in the area. NOT hire a guide NOT pay nothing to anyone. ... read more »
В самом доме так и не побывали, но вряд ли много потеряли. Огромная очередь часа на два перед входом напрочь убивает даже малейшее желание посмотреть достопримечательность.In the House never visited, but hardly a lot lost. A huge queue for two hours before entering completely kills even the slightest desire to show attraction.show original
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