Mao Zedong's Former Residence (Shao Shan), Shaoshan

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See the birthplace and childhood home of the great Mao Zedong at Mao Zedong's Former Residence (Shao Shan). Onsite tour guides take you through the leader’s fully preserved bedroom, with his desk, books, and letters still intact. Inspect photographs of Mao and his family as you move through the house and examine their bedrooms, kitchen, and relics of their former life. Visit the room with Mao’s statue, which also serves as a souvenir shop. Bear in mind that souvenir vendors might get pushy, and due the to historical importance of the site, you might have to wait in long queues with large crowds. You can find information boards in English as well as Chinese. Plan trip to Shaoshan with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.
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  • Chairman Mao was giving birth at this small villages in Shaoshan farmer family. This residence where he lived for 17 years with his siblings and parents . The old residence show case of his childhood....  more »
  • 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.....  more »
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  • This is a historical place where Chairman Mao Zedong was grown up till the age of 17.
  • Really stressful experience, too many people!!!!!
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