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Mao Zedong's Former Residence (Shao Shan)

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Where he was born

At Mao Zedong's Former Residence, you'll see the history of his childhood life. I feel so proud... read more

Reviewed January 20, 2019
Loudi, China
long queue so don't go on a hot day!

I went on a super hot day that was about 41C. The queue is super long but luckily we had a short... read more

Reviewed August 22, 2017
Beijing, China
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Reviewed January 20, 2019

At Mao Zedong's Former Residence, you'll see the history of his childhood life. I feel so proud that once a time in my life I'll be there. The house is surrounded by the mountain, field and the lake. Nearby the house, also have the museum...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed June 26, 2018 via mobile

I had a lovely half day trip from Changsha to Mao Zedong’s Former Residence. It was very interesting to see his former residence and the surrounding parklands. There is a statue of Mao Zedong in the vicinity which is one of the highlights of the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed February 6, 2018

Since childhood I have heard so many stories about great leader and revolutionary Chairman Mao Zedong. Finally I get chance to visit this place in October 2017. I really love this place. Lots of things to learn here. there are special bus for the tourist....More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank shanta816
Reviewed November 5, 2017

Use a licensed guide. Traveling by the high way cuts the time required. Basically, a typical village house that is attached to another. There are pig and cow pen within the house, in addition to farm tools. Very historical in nature and a must for...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank tengkin
Reviewed August 22, 2017 via mobile

I went on a super hot day that was about 41C. The queue is super long but luckily we had a short cut but still waited about ten mins on line. It is a small but interesting view into Chairman Mao's home and his neighbor's...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed June 15, 2017

Worth a visit if you are in Hunan. An hour away from Changsha. The place to go if you do not have time for Zhangjiajie

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank b0blimtg
Reviewed May 9, 2017

Many foreigners do not know where he was born and got surprised that he was born in Hunan province. It is absolute a highlight for those people who are intrested in President Mao.I am President Mao's follower and I respect him. I always carried his...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank JohnsonFairTour
Reviewed June 3, 2016

Well I have to say I found it rather interesting visiting the place where Mao was born and lived as a child. It was very cold though.

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank Nigel T
Reviewed April 7, 2016 via mobile

Just a must if you are a communist and Mao's lover. Anyway, the place is beautiful but lose the authenticity thanks to the thousand of tourist in the area. NOT hire a guide NOT pay nothing to anyone. Take a bus directly to the former...More

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank plagarcor
Reviewed January 16, 2016 via mobile

Upon reaching the entrance of the road leading to the famous house, we were told by a man cLimed to be the guard that we have to employ a tour guide at 50 RMB. We did so to avoid problems. The guide cannot enter the...More

Date of experience: January 2016
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