Chairman Mao Memorial Hall (Maozhuxi Jiniantang) - Ladies and Gentleman, this is where the history was made.
About Chairman Mao Memorial Hall (Maozhuxi Jiniantang)
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I really wasn't expecting that. Wasn't aware that we're going to see the actual body, and thought we were only going to see just a tomb or something. NOPE! Anyways, I can't really say if it's good or bad. It's just a very... chinese experience....More
First of all, read up on a little recent china history, just the last 50 years. The very fact that they still have this, is kind of amazing in and of itself. That the Chinese people come to see it. I had an ignorant acquaintance...More
The body itself is interesting, but you could probably see something similar in a wax museum (and it actually looks like a wax figure). You walk by quickly and the crystal casket is further separated by a glass wall. But as a historical figure, this...More
Nobody in Line !!! Wow. Oh thats why, it was closed for maintenance. But still amazing how many people tried to get as close as possible.
We arrived with our passports 20 minutes after the opening of the Memorial Hall, and according to my watch the queue went on for 2.9 miles!!! The lines moved quickly though (and if you don't move quick enough people will cut in front of you),...More
From a historic standpoint it is a need to see. The building is next to the square and in front of the gov building. It is in an area that you need to first go through security to enter, bags checked and passport. Once you...More
Yes it is a statue of the workers party in their struggle. But then it is no statue of David. Like lot's of tourist things, you visit while you are there but wouldn't go back.
I went early but there was still a queue. From start to finish it took an hour. The queue moves quickly and once you enter the hall you first see a statue of Mao surrounded by flowers. Then a quick glimpse of his body laying...More
This is an interesting tourists attraction. It opens for a very short time but it is totally worth going here and seeing Mao Zedong´s preserved body. I read the reviews on trip advisor and I was well aware that I have to reach early. So...More