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Guangzhou Martyrs park

Guangzhou Insurrectional Martyr Cemetry Park Guangzhou Insurrectional Martyr Cemetry Park was built in 1954 to commemorate martyrs who died bravely and honorably during the Guangzhou Insurrection led by the Communist Party of China in December 1927. The park was opened to public in May 1958 as a national key protected site for martyr monuments. It serves as an exemplary base …

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Guangdong Museum of Revolutionary History

Guangdong Museum of Revolutionary History is a local specialized museum in China. Located on the site of former Guangdong Advisory Bureau in the Guangzhou Uprising Martyrs Cemetery of Guangdong Province, the museum was prepared in 1957 and completed in 1959. The premises of the present museum housed the former Guangdong Consultative Council in the late Qing Dynasty; they were also …

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Guangzhou Museum

Guangzhou Museum located in Yuexiu Park, the Guangzhou Museum is located in an ancient watch-out tower called Zhenhai Lou (镇海楼, Tower controlling the sea) or Wuceng Lou (五层楼, Five-storied tower). Built in 1380, this magnificent red building was once the highest point of the ancient city of Canton. In 1929, it was turned into a museum which portrays the history …

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Guangdong Folk Art Museum

Chen Clan Academy (Guangdong Folk Art Museum)is located in Zhong Shan Qi (seven) Road, also named Chen Clan learning Academy. It was built in 16 years of Qing Emperor Guangxu(1890), and completed in 20 years Guangxu (1894) . Chen Clan Academy sitting in north to south, the overall layout is based on the center axis as the main building. The …

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Western Han Nanyue Royal Tomb Museum

Nanyue Royal Tomb Museum Located on Jiefang Bei Road, Guangzhou, the Western Han Dynasty Nanyue King Mausoleum Museum is the oldest and largest Han tomb with the most funerary objects in Lingnan (South of the Nanling Mountain) Area. As one of the 80 famous museums in the world, the museum covers 14,000 square meters (150, 699.6 square feet) with 10 …

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Guangzhou Art Museum

Guangzhou art museum located at the foot of Baiyun Mountain, alongside Lu Hu Lake, Guangzhou Museum of Art is the grandfather of artistic collections in Guangzhou, established 40 years ago. It has specific halls for the works of southern Chinese master artists such as Guan Shaoyue, Zhao Shao’ang and Li Xiongcai as well as classical painters from outside Guangdong such …

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Guangdong Museum of Art

Guangdong Museum of Art is a museum of plastic arts planned and constructed with the standard of modern multi-functional museum. As a permanent State culture institutional organization, it is n0n-profit-making, aims to serve the society and its development and opens to the public. With a area of 20,000 square meters, the Guangdong Museum of Art consists of twelve indoor exhibition …

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Peasant Movement Institute

Peasant Movement Institute is the original site of Communist training center founded by Mao Tse-tong in the 1920s. Now it is a museum covering the recent China revolutionary history. The Guangzhou Peasant Movement Institute was set up in a 14th century Confucian temple and now the site on Zhongshan Road commemorates Guangzhou’s revolutionary past. The national revolutionary movement experienced a vigorous …

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Guangzhou Uprising Museum

The Guangzhou Uprising Museum on Qiyi Lu near the Beijing Lu shopping street explains the events of 1927 in further detail. The Victorian manse was a police station and the communist headquarters during the uprising. All the exhibits and captions are in English as well as Chinese. The museum sits on the site of the former Guangzhou Commune, occupying an …

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