Mao Zedong's Former Residence (Shao Shan), Shaoshan

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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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  • August 10, 2017
    Should is shaoshan of only attractions has's, heard when here also has married Mo married shaoshan of claims, worth visit of except hair President statue outside is House has, even outside weather hot but to house within is is cool of, inside worth photo of place not more, housing and led home tight next to, housing within has soldiers brother ban photo, housing outside has a Lotus pool next of fields as identified poor put has "China dream" three a characters
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  • August 9, 2017
    Large car park parking lot, all the cars parked there, bought 20 cars, del Carmen in securities falls under, after the no money down car, take the bag to put a short mail center, water cannot be brought to finish Drinking is not allowed within the House, don't understand why?
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  • July 31, 2017
    Former residence of the President, can come and have a good look around, and what traffic is very convenient. In addition to the House there are other associated attractions are next to each other. Previously in the Hunan-book club organized ride.
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