Former Residence of Mao Zedong

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Former Residence of Mao Zedong information

Location
Shànghǎi , China
Address
No 5-9, 120 North Maoming Rd; 茂名北路120弄5-9号
Getting there
Metro: Jing’an Temple
Opening hours
9-11.30am & 1-4.30pm
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The Great Helmsman Mao Zedong lived here in the latter half of 1924 with his second wife, Yang Kaihui, and their two children at the time, Anying and Anqing. The residence has old photos and newspaper clippings on display, but for many foreigners the real highlight is the building itself, a beautiful example of shíkùmén (stone-gate house) architecture. A passport or mobile telephone number is required to enter.