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Zaoyuan Revolutionary Site of Yan'an

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Address: Zaoyuan Village, Zaoyuan Town, Baota District, Yan'an 716000, China
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8:00 am - 6:00 pm
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I have no idea of this Revolutionary Site in Yan'an until my tour guide suggested that this is an important place to visit for anyone who is visiting Yan'an. Out of curiosity, we... read more

Reviewed May 28, 2016
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Reviewed July 1, 2016

This is the physical epicenter of the Chinese Communist Party in the years up 1949. Both Mao and Zhou En Lai lived here and the Party had its HQ here. If you are a student of history, this is a must see site.

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Reviewed May 28, 2016

I have no idea of this Revolutionary Site in Yan'an until my tour guide suggested that this is an important place to visit for anyone who is visiting Yan'an. Out of curiosity, we decided to add that into our itinerary. The place consisted of many yaodong which great leaders of China stayed including Mao Zedong. It is an eye-opener and... More 

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Reviewed December 9, 2015

If your in Yan'an, then this is a must stop to understand the history of the Chinese culture and how the revolution was done. This is one of two sites about the revolution start that is worth seeing in Yan'an

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Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed September 2, 2015

This place is also known as the Date Garden, the site of the former offices Chinese Communist Party Secretariat. It is very similar to the Yangjialing Revolutionary Former site. One can leisurely explore the cave houses as well as a simple garden. Worthwhile to visit if you are in Yanan region and interested in Chinese revolutionary history.

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