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Shanghai Former Residence Of Zhedong Mao

No.63 Anyi Road, Jing'an District, Shanghai 200040, China
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Ranked #164 of 841 Attractions in Shanghai
Type: Historic Sites, Tours
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Geneva, Switzerland
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52 reviews 52 reviews
11 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

I saw an architectural walk in my tourist guide so decided to do this on my first afternoon in Shanghai. I did not expect to find a small museum in the former residence of Mao Zedong. There is no fee to pay. You walk around reading some pannels in English (or Chinese if you wish). You get some explanation about... More

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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36 reviews 36 reviews
16 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Did not expect too much of this from reading other guidebooks and blogs, but was pleasantly surprised. House is a quick walk from the metro station in a nice neighborhood. We were waived in by a smiling security guard without even needing a ticket or any other ID (guidebooks stated that passport was required - NOT !). There was only... More

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New York City, New York
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95 reviews 95 reviews
49 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

This is an interesting small museum, which I enjoyed. The captions in English are well written. Although he lived here for a short time, there was information here about his second wife and children, that I did not know about. If you are interested in history, it is well worth a visit.

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Adelaide, Australia
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75 reviews 75 reviews
46 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

Free to enter and had lot of English explanations from a Chinese perspective! Lots of artefacts and photographs. Worth a visit for the history buffs.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

This was formerly one of the residence which Chairman Mao resided during his time as the organisation secretary of the Communist Party of China. It is a 2-storey Shikuman house located in an alley between Weihai Road and Maoming Road. This building is now a historical site under the government protection. The house contained pictures of Chairman Mao, some old... More

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