Zaoyuan Revolution Headquarters Site


The communist leadership took refuge here between 1943 and 1947, on land allocated by a wealthy merchant. The leafy grounds are perhaps the most attractive of the revolutionary sites. It is 4km past the Yangjialing site.

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2. Yan'an Revolution Museum

3.38 MILES

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5. Qingliang Mountain

4.26 MILES

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6. Bao Pagoda

4.98 MILES

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