Sanyuanli People's Anti-British Martyr Memorial Hall

Sanyuanli People's Anti-British Martyr Memorial Hall, Guangzhou

Sanyuanli People's Anti-British Martyr Memorial Hall

Sanyuanli People's Anti-British Martyr Memorial Hall
3.5
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Douglas M
By Douglas M
SunYuanLi Anti-British Museum and Memorial Park
Oct 2016
SanYuanLi is a small rejuvinated district in GuangZhou. It has its own Metro Station on Line 2 called appropriatley SanYuanLi. SanYuanLi is famous for its leather markets and the University of Chinese Traditional Medicine. However, SanYuanLi's claim to fame came in May and June1840 when as a small village it resisted the British Army's conquest of Canton (now named GuangZhou). Suffice to say what is described by the Chinese as a major successful conflict is described by the British as a minor skirmish! Read all about the First Opium War and the SanYuanLi incident on Wikipedia or in a specialized history book for a full account. There are two memorials to the 'incident'; there's the museum and there's the memorial park. They are connected by a new 'old' shopping street. There are plenty of signs in English to guide you around SanYuanLi. We first went to the museum. The museum was an old temple and quite nice from the outside, there's four old cannons guarding the entrance. Inside it's dedicated to the 'incident' and the events leading up to it. There's not much to see and nothing is in English. Fifteen minutes and you seen everything! Note its closed Sunday and Monday, and lunctimes from 12:00 to 1:30. Next to the museum is the new Exhibition of SunYuanLi History and Culture. Of course the biggest display is about the 'incident' but there's more about the modern history of the area and a few artifacts. Worth another 15 minutes. Come out an turn right towards the shopping street. The shopping street is great, lots of new small shops selling everything you'll likely to need. A nice selection of restaurants and cafes. Look upwards at the old concrete apartments and then down the alleyways to see how close they're together. Grab a bite from a fast-food stall, thnkfully no McDonalds or KFC yet! Cross the busy road and into the memorial park. Inside the gate on the left is an English description of the incident. Other than the concrete monument there's nothing else. Really, it's a park for the locals to meet. All friendly despite the park's name. That's it! A pleasant way to spend an afternoon.

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No.34 Guangyuan Middle Road , Baiyun District, Guangzhou 510405 China

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Lost in Guangzhou
Jun 2017 • Friends
Such a beautifull place . I dont know this place actually, i just walk around to shopping and found this place . So calm and have sign of history . Just enjoy to sit and feel the wind. Pretty cool
Written November 27, 2017
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Douglas M
Guangzhou, China1,973 contributions
SunYuanLi Anti-British Museum and Memorial Park
Oct 2016 • Couples
SanYuanLi is a small rejuvinated district in GuangZhou. It has its own Metro Station on Line 2 called appropriatley SanYuanLi. SanYuanLi is famous for its leather markets and the University of Chinese Traditional Medicine.
However, SanYuanLi's claim to fame came in May and June1840 when as a small village it resisted the British Army's conquest of Canton (now named GuangZhou). Suffice to say what is described by the Chinese as a major successful conflict is described by the British as a minor skirmish! Read all about the First Opium War and the SanYuanLi incident on Wikipedia or in a specialized history book for a full account.
There are two memorials to the 'incident'; there's the museum and there's the memorial park. They are connected by a new 'old' shopping street. There are plenty of signs in English to guide you around SanYuanLi. We first went to the museum.
The museum was an old temple and quite nice from the outside, there's four old cannons guarding the entrance. Inside it's dedicated to the 'incident' and the events leading up to it. There's not much to see and nothing is in English. Fifteen minutes and you seen everything! Note its closed Sunday and Monday, and lunctimes from 12:00 to 1:30.
Next to the museum is the new Exhibition of SunYuanLi History and Culture. Of course the biggest display is about the 'incident' but there's more about the modern history of the area and a few artifacts. Worth another 15 minutes. Come out an turn right towards the shopping street.
The shopping street is great, lots of new small shops selling everything you'll likely to need. A nice selection of restaurants and cafes. Look upwards at the old concrete apartments and then down the alleyways to see how close they're together. Grab a bite from a fast-food stall, thnkfully no McDonalds or KFC yet!
Cross the busy road and into the memorial park. Inside the gate on the left is an English description of the incident. Other than the concrete monument there's nothing else. Really, it's a park for the locals to meet. All friendly despite the park's name.
That's it! A pleasant way to spend an afternoon.
Written October 26, 2016
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