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Luxun Hometown, Shaoxing

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Visit Luxun Hometown, the home of the famous 20th-century Chinese writer and thinker, Lu Xun. Built during the Qing dynasty (1644-1911) in the large scenic area in his hometown of Shaoxing, his home was a great source of inspiration for his writing, since he spent his childhood and teenage years there. Take a walk around the site, see the garden displaying the local customs that he wrote about, and taste some of the local specialties, such as wine made of yellow rice or millet, and aniseed-flavored beans. Work out when and for how long to visit Luxun Hometown and other Shaoxing attractions using our handy Shaoxing trip app .
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  • Luxun's hometown was a very nice place to visit. Very nice place to take pictures and stroll around. It is a clean area and has enough to see without being too overwhelmed. Look for the huangjiu or pi...  more »
  • This is a fun way to learn about what life was like for a hero of Shaoxing during his lifetime. You can visit this gem while walking around Shaoxing in an hour or less. For us as tourists, we also enj...  more »
  • I felt close to high-rise buildings, said the historic beauty. There were many children like a school trip.
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