Tan Sitong's Former Residence

Tan Sitong's Former Residence, Liuyang: Address, Tan Sitong's Former Residence Review: 5/5

Tan Sitong's Former Residence

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liucy752
Taipei, Taiwan852 contributions
A great thinker
Nov 2014 • Solo
Tan Sitong was a Chinese thinker and reformist in the late Qing Dynasty.

He was a pioneer liberalist in China, one of the chief advocates of "the Hundred Days' Reform" (11 June to 21 September 1898) leaded by the young Guangxu Emperor. It was a national cultural, political and educational reform movement, and was unfortunately failed. Tan was executed at the age of 33. He occupies a place of tremendous importance in modern Chinese history.

From age 15 to 17, Tan Sitong lived here. The house is a medium sized building, has only an area of about 10000 square meters. It has become a small museum now. There are some exhibitions showing the life of Tan and the history of "the Hundred Days' Reform". Not many things to see.

I took 2 hours' bus (from Chang-Sha) to visit this spot, because Tan is one of my respectable great thinker. For a common tourist, It is not necessary to make a special trip here. But if you stay or trip though Liou-Yang, it is worthwhile to visit the museum.

A lovely young lady staff (or volunteer guide?) made a great, professional narration about Tan’s life and the building. Thank her so much.
Written December 27, 2014
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