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Dr. Sun Yat-sen's Memorial Hall

No.259 Dongfeng Middle Road, Yuexiu District, Guangzhou 510030, China
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Built after the death of Sun Yatsen in 1925, this memorial features a grand theater and lecture hall that can seat 5,000 people.
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No.259 Dongfeng Middle Road, Yuexiu District, Guangzhou 510030, China
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Reviewed February 8, 2017

This is a beautiful, tranquil garden-park, the main feature of which is the 3,240 seat octagon-shaped memorial hall/auditorium. It was constructed between 1929 and 1931 in memory of Dr. Sun Yat-sen, noted for being a great forerunner of the Chinese revolution. This essential concert hall...More

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Reviewed January 23, 2017

The beauty of this building and especially the beautiful garden, full of colours and flowers, really hit me. The inside part is interesting too, a theatre that can be visited also walking to the stage section

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Reviewed January 3, 2017

The Memorial Hall is set in a beautiful and peaceful park and often there are performances in the grounds. An indoor visit is worthwhile to learn about the struggle to give birth to the People's Republic.

Thank Tiit335152
Reviewed December 19, 2016

I worked in Guangzhou in October and November 2016 for four weeks. You can walk to the Dr. Sun Yatsen Memorial Hall from the Temple of the Six Banyan Trees in about 15 minutes. In Chinese it is also called Zhongshan. The park is beautiful...More

Thank blairkk25
Reviewed November 12, 2016

It looks so much nicer from outside than inside. Entrance costs 10 yuan, but there is nothing much inside. Its like a museum/ a story how the building was build and why also some history about the Guangzhou. Most of the things are in Chinese...More

Thank Marlena A
Reviewed November 7, 2016

Learned a lot of about Dr. Sun and his life which I did not know about before. Very nicely laid out exhibit and the building's exterior is great looking and nice for photos and in the garden.

Thank Richard R
Reviewed October 16, 2016

A good place to visit - away from the crowded streets of Guangzhou . Wide open space with beautiful garden and the beautiful Memorial Hall and imposing statue of Dr Sun Yat-Sen . Worth a visit !

Thank Awanaga
Reviewed October 15, 2016

This is an interesting site with history of China's first elected President and dabbling into democracy. The historical context is written on the wall and takes some time to read through. Such an important and historical memorial of an Era for China merits funding to...More

Thank LeeNClarke
Reviewed October 3, 2016

I always had interest in Dr San Yat Sen's work and I took this trip on a hot n humid summer day. It was a great place but nothing in English!

Thank Sadat H
Reviewed October 3, 2016

Dr. Sun is an important political figure in 20th Century China politics credited for overthrowing the Qing Dynasty and also a native to Guangdong. It is a nicely kept garden for his political significance. His old home is in Zhongshan named after him near Macau....More

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