Chángshā Municipal Museum
Tree-shaded and dotted with lakes, leafy Lièshì Park is very popular in the mornings for singing, dancing and taichi.
Hunan CPC Committee
It is the former site of Mao's living quarters and includes photos and historical items from the 1920s, along with a wall where Mao's...
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Chángshā Municipal Museum information
A colossal statue of Mao Zedong affably greets you at the entrance. It’s the first clue that despite the paintings, ceramics and jade on display, this museum is really a shrine; note the huge portrait of a young Mao with shafts of light emanating from his head above the entrance.
The museum also houses the former site of the Húnán CCP Committee (中共湘区委员会旧址; Zhōng Gòng Xiāngqū Wěiyuánhuì Jiùzhǐ), where Mao lived from 1921 to 1923 while secretly running the local CCP.